Clinical Informatics and the CMIO
If you have a pulse, you’ve probably heard about the HITECH Act, which promises financial compensation (and IT bragging rights) for hospitals and physicians using an EMR in a “meaningful way.”
Noblis, a nonprofit science, technology, and strategy organization, has
been awarded a new contract by the Department of Veterans Affairs,
National Center for Patient Safety (NCPS), to utilize RASMAS, the
leading web-based recall management service.
From reducing medical errors, to increasing the quality of care, to
promoting wellness, to improving efficiency and reducing costs, a new
survey finds that an overwhelming majority of opinion leaders say
nurses should have more influence.
Eighty-five percent of healthcare providers believe their ambulatory EMR software will enable them to meet the
2011 meaningful use deadlines being considered by the federal
government, according to a report from KLAS.