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Telemedicine in Denmark does more from a distance

Telemedicine has been around for a while now.  But today the speed of connections has made seeing a doctor from your home while standing/si…

Started by Maximillian Phillips

0 May 11, 2011

WEST OAKLAND HEALTH ACTIVISTS GO MOBILE ON AIR QUALITY

"Circled by three freeways, scattered with industrial factories and a stone’s throw from one of the largest ports in the United States, Wes…

Started by Marisel Brown

1 Dec 27, 2010
Reply by Beatrice Yearwood

Wireless sensor network tracks close proximity interaction to study flu virus transmission

Researchers at Stanford had every single person on a school site carry a device that tracked their every move in relation to others.   "The…

Started by Beatrice Yearwood

0 Dec 23, 2010

Epic Systems is Best in "KLAS" for electronic medical records for the year

I am not sure if this award refers to the most recent of the EPIC EMR systems. Colleagues who work for Kaiser Permanente are not that happy…

Started by Tamar Knox

1 Dec 17, 2010
Reply by Marisel Brown

Health IT 101 website -HHS/AHRQ

The Agency for Healthcare Quality & Research has a web page with a number of HIT information resources.  Some of the information may be…

Started by Tamar Knox

0 Nov 20, 2010

ONC Meaningful Use Workgroup 7-29-10 Hearing Summary

This was a very informative session concerning the response of governmental organizations to HIT provisions of PPACA.  This hearing offers…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Nov 8, 2010

Nationwide Health Information Network testing begins by end of 2010

From Government Health IT Written by Mary Mosquera "The Office of the National Coordinator will start real-world testing of clinical inform…

Started by Tamar Knox

0 Nov 4, 2010

EHR Adoption : Another source of health inequity?

There seems to be very little actually being done to address health disparities. Does anyone know if there will be funding/low cost loans o…

Started by Cecil Verley

0 Nov 3, 2010

Health IT workforce funding programs up and running

There was some good news for community colleges recently with $84 million funding from HHS for health IT workforce development. It is good…

Started by Cecil Verley

0 Sep 24, 2010

CMS FINAL RULE: The final word on meaningful use criteria from on high

At the center of health reform is the electronic health record-the central nervous system of health reform efforts.  What will drive health…

Started by Tamar Knox

0 Sep 22, 2010

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