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Critical Success Factors in Establishing the Electronic Health Record. The Experience of ChevronTexaco Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria

Author: Gabriel, Aremo Ade; Mojirola, Aeolian ; Julia, Irrechukwu ; Taiwo, Olugbenle

Source: IFHRO Congress | AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

Introduction

Developing and implementing a health information management system (HIMS) in a non-health, business-oriented environment is usually a heavy and Herculean task. The nitty-gritty centers on making a compelling business case, gaining the confidence of the stakeholders, and plann....

Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE): An International Approach to the Development of Implementation Guides for Electronic Health Record Systems

Author: Kohn, Deborah

Source: IFHRO Congress | AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

Keywords

Actors, Domains, Electronic Health Records, Implementation Guides, Integration
Profiles, Interface, Interoperability, Longitudinal Health Records, Portability, Protocols,
Standards Development Organizations, Technical Frameworks, Transactions
Introduction

Buyer Beware - the MD and the EMR: You Can't Have One Without the Other

Author: AL-Jafar, Eiman; Campbell, Jennie; Nelson, Rosemarie; Starnes, Harry

Source: IFHRO Congress | AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

Introduction

Due to significant advances in technology and increasing pressure on physician groups for improved efficiency and care delivery, electronic medical record (EMR) systems are gaining popularity. There are hundreds of products designated as EMRs available in today's market, mak....

Going Paperless: Dreams and Reality

Author: Raw, Josephine

Source: IFHRO Congress | AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

Introduction

Women's and Children's Health Service in Melbourne, Australia, is beginning to make the transition towards a paperless medical record.
Women's and Children's Health consists of The Royal Women's Hospital and The Royal Children's Hospital, each located on their own camp....

Need for a Time Machine in the Distributed EHR

Author: Bakker, Ab

Source: IFHRO Congress | AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

Abstract

The electronic health record (EHR) will present to authorised health professionals in an ordered way patient data collected in different care settings and different care facilities. It is widely expected that such an EHR will become an important tool for healthcare professionals....

HIM Professionals' Endurance in 21st Century

Author: Mogli, G. D.

Source: IFHRO Congress | AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

Introduction

Healthcare problems have haunted human society since time immemorial. Social and economic gains have a direct bearing on the status of people. Cultural progress depends upon the recognition and elimination of health problems. Health therefore is a major ingredient of public....

Improving Patient Care Through Data Quality Management of Regulatory Reporting of Outcome Measures

Author: Panico, Mary; Hall, Debra; Berman, Regina; Siegel, Barbara

Source: AHIMA Convention

Publication Date: October 15, 2004

Introduction

In the fourth quarter of 2002, regulatory agencies began to align their initiatives driven by the National Quality Forum (NQF) evidenced-based measures, which drove the CMS 7 th Scope of Work. Project designs were to address morbidity and mortality of high-risk and high-vari....

State and Regional Demonstrations in Health Information Technology: Transforming Healthcare Quality Through Health Information Technology (THQIT). Fact Sheet

Author: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Source: Government (U.S.)

Publication Date: October 13, 2004


In October 2004, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) awarded $139 million in contracts and grants to promote the use of health information technology (HIT) through the development of networks for sharing clinical data as well as projects for planning, implementing, and demons....

Physician Self-Referral and Anti-kickback Laws Pose Threats to Development of Community Health Information Networks

Author: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Source: External - used with permission

Publication Date: October 02, 2004


[Oct. 2004] Establishing a regional community-based health information organization (RHIO) exchange presents a host of technical, regulatory, financial and practical challenges. Most would agree that in order for the regional health information organization system to be effective, community p....

No Downhill Coast for Data Standards

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2004


As committees meet, there is tension between gathering data and reworking process.
A summit is a high point. The problem is that many expect the road to be downhill all the way after a summit. In the case of this summer’s summit on health information technology, the nation isn&rsqu....

Defining the Differences Between the CPR, EMR, and EHR

Author: Mon, Donald T.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 2004


As healthcare professionals have attempted to gain a better understanding of the electronic health record (EHR) over the last year, it is natural for them to compare and contrast past experiences with electronic records against the now-published Health Level 7 (HL7) EHR draft standard. Interes....

EHR and Interoperability: Reaching the Tipping Point

Author: Kloss, Linda L

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 2004


The drive to create an interoperable health information system accelerated during the summer. Four major initiatives came together in the summer heat, and our nation is poised to move from talk to action about health information infrastructure. We have reached the tipping point.
Nationa....

National HIT Plan Sets Cornerstones for E-HIM

Author: Rode, Dan

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 2004


Without introduction, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson brought the room to a hush, announcing that the healthcare industry had reached its “tipping point” and now was the time to begin the industry’s movement into the decade of electronic heal....

Case for Portable Electronic Health Records

Author: Cuellar, Ed

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 2004


As the healthcare industry continues its steady move toward comprehensive electronic medical record-keeping, there is one solution that could easily be implemented now using current technologies, that offers several baseline benefits to patients, providers, and payers. That solution is a phys....

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