(Dec. 6) — Americans find long-lost friends on Facebook. They meet on Facebook. They post pictures of parties, vacations or even family photos on Facebook. But what Mark Zuckerberg probably never dreamed of when he invented this social network tool to connect college students was that Facebook would someday save a life. Social media has become a tool in the… Read more →
AMS is excited to have recently won their dispute over the domain name registration of americanmedical.com. The international governing body, World Intellectual Property Organization, ruled in favor of AMS and has ordered the immediate transfer of the domain to AMS. While AMS is proud of their current domain americanmedical.com, both URL’s and domains will be used in the future. AMS… Read more →
Next year, docs’ offices, hospitals can get federal money to help with cost. WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday rolled out an ambitious five-year plan for moving doctors and hospitals to computerized medical records, promising greater safety for patients and lower costs. Starting next year, doctors’ offices and hospitals can get federal money to help defray the costs of… Read more →
COLUMBIA – MU Medical system is opening an assistance center to help health care providers convert to electronic records. The University of Missouri was awarded a $6.8 million cooperative federally funded grant to open the Missouri Health Information Technology Assistance Center or HIT. The center will mainly focus on health care providers in rural areas who do not have the… Read more →
A practical look at information technology issues and usage The number of people using personal health records has doubled in the past year. But those users still account for only 7% of the American patient population, according to one recent survey. That survey also found that if patients are going to be pushed toward greater PHR adoption by anyone, it’s… Read more →
Charles Gibson talks on World News Tonight about the health care industry and electronic records and the costs of electronic billing records.
Electronic health records are similar to hard copies of health records; both are intended to track and communicate changes in patient health over time as well as provide a place to document anything and everything associated with the patient’s care. However, this is where the similarities end. Hard copies or paper charts must be filed in drawers or cabinets that… Read more →
If you can read a standard medical chart, then you are capable of using our software. Understanding EMR electronic medical records is no different than working with older mediums, accept that computerized systems add functionality, and increase the speed at which records may be retrieved and updated. Don’t hesitate to call 800.423.8836 with any questions you have about our products…. Read more →