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Dawn Laurenkus digitizes patients' mammograms at the X-ray storage room of the Pronger Smith Medical Care in Tinley Park. As part of the national health care overhaul, physicians in Illinois and throughout the U.S. are converting massive amounts of paper medical records to an electronic format. (Zbigniew Bzdak, Chicago Tribune / April 11, 2011)

Electronic Medical Records Poised To Cut Costs, Improve Patient Care

Federal stimulus dollars provide incentive for doctors, hospitals to adopt digital system Jennifer Gomez sat at her doctor’s office in Evanston after her appointment, waiting for a handwritten prescription. Minutes later, her doctor wondered why Gomez was still in the office. What the 20-year-old Loyola University Chicago student didn’t know was that not only had the prescription been sent to… Read more →

EHR: What Does it Mean and Do We Have to Go There?

EHR: What Does it Mean and Do We Have to Go There?

Ambulatory Surgery Centers will be required to implement Electronic Health Record systems (EHR) within the next few years. Participation in Medicare/Medicaid will depend on it. This article will explore the definition of EHR, what the prime driving forces are behind mandated EHR systems, and how we can heed the warning and plan ahead for successful implementation of EHR systems in… Read more →

Health Providers Sign eRecords Pact

Health Providers Sign eRecords Pact

Five Boulder County health-care providers have signed agreements to share electronic medical records through a Colorado Regional Health Information Organization program. Alpine Urology, Boulder Community Hospital, Gastroenterology of the Rockies, Longmont United Hospital and Spruce Street Internal Medicine have signed agreements, CORHIO said in a press statement. The nonprofit group is supported by state and federal grants. Boulder Community Hospital… Read more →

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