In the past year, more than half of healthcare organizations have designated more funds in their IT budget to information security, according to the 2011 HIMSS Security Survey (pdf).
Stanford University School of Medicine physicians have studied data captured by their electronic medical records to make a real-time clinical decision, according to a study in The New England Journal of Medicine.
Fifty-four percent of physicians said electronic health records are safer than paper medical records, according to a Practice Fusion news release.
Only 44 percent of physicians believe the industry has successfully defined meaningful use, according to the Wolters Kluwer Health Point-of-Care Survey (pdf).
The American Medical Association is offering physicians new resources to help physicians use electronic healthcare transactions, according to an AMA news release.
Google, Yahoo and other Internet browsers are the third most frequently used resource by physicians seeking diagnosis and treatment information, according to a Wolters Kluwer Health survey (pdf).
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has issued a challenge to develop an app that would provide consumers with access to healthcare quality data, according to a RWJF news release.
An interim rule by the Department of Veterans Affairs would remove a restriction on what medical records it can send to the Department of Defense, according to a department news release.
A digital pen that connects to an electronic medical record system can allow physicians to avoid "screen time" when interacting with patients, according to an American Medical News report.
Several healthcare organizations have joined Psychological Assessment Resources to support concussion education in sports through PAR's Concussion Recognition & Response app, according to a news release.
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