Tag Archives: Electronic health record

Can Electronic Health Records Lower Health Disparities?

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. A newly-released study indicates that switching to electronic health records might help close health gaps between black and white Americans. The  study is based on a survey of doctors across the U.S. It includes … Continue reading

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National Library of Medicine Launches MedlinePlus Connect

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2011pres/06/20110620a.html The National Library of Medicine has formally launched MedlinePlus Connect. This free service allows health organizations and health information technology (HIT) providers to link patient portals and electronic health record (EHR) … Continue reading

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EHR Impact at Joslin

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. EHR Success Stories: Joplin Clinic Rises from the Rubble in 72 hours http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ID_6HLt9RPA This video demonstrates the impact having an electronic health record in place can have when disasters occur. Despite the … Continue reading

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Articles on the Impact of Personal Health Records

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. Social Media, PHRs Can Aid in Monitoring Chronic Diseases http://bit.ly/jU2tkp iHealthBeat May 2, 2011 Social networking tools, when paired with the use of personal health records, can be valuable in monitoring chronic … Continue reading

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Majority Of Patients Want Online Access To Doctors

…recently posted on the BHIC Blog… http://bit.ly/hMGJTo By Nicole Lewis, InformationWeek March 4, 2011 “Nearly three-quarters of people want to be able to get lab results, request appointments, pay medical bills, and communicate with their doctor’s office through secure portals, … Continue reading

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MAXIMUS Webinar Series: Achieving Meaningful Use: Patient Engagement Through Health Literacy (Jan. 21st)

The following was posted on [CLAStalk-list] by Julia Puebla Fortier; CLAS-talk list moderator diversityRx@gmail.com *MAXIMUS Webinar Series: Achieving Meaningful Use: Patient Engagement through Health Literacy*** *Date:* Friday, January 21, 2011 *Time:* 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT *You are invited … Continue reading

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MedlinePlus Connect: Linking Electronic Health Records to MedlinePlus

The following was posted by the National Library of Medicine. “Today the National Library of Medicine announces MedlinePlus Connect (http://medlineplus.gov/connect), a free service that allows electronic health record (EHR) systems to link users to MedlinePlus (http://medlineplus.gov), an authoritative up-to-date health … Continue reading

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