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Study on Trends on adoption of EHRs in Small Practices

Study on Trends on adoption of EHRs in Small Practices

 

Although at OSEHRA we talk most often about the use of EHRs at the scale of large institutions such as VA, DoD and IHS, there is an equally important space of thousands of small clinical practices that are also in the process of adopting EHRs, many in response to the stimulus funds provided by the HITECH Act.

 

Among these myriad of small practices, there seems to be two typical cases of adoption:

 

  • Adopting an EHR to replace paper records

Join Us! ... The Inaugural OSEHRA "Innovation Webinar" Series ... Dr John Halamka on "Real-Time Analytics and Population Health"

OSEHRA (the Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent) will host its inaugural “OSEHRA Innovation Series” webinar on Thursday, 13 June 2013, 2:00-3:00 pm (EST). Dr. John Halamka, M.D., CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Member of the OSEHRA Board of Directors, will address the topic of “Real-Time Analytics and Population Health”.

The abstract for this event is:

MedicaSoft Joins OSEHRA as Newest Corporate Member ... Appoints Mike O'Neill, former VA Senior Advisor, CEO

 

Arlington, Virginia – May 1, 2013  - OSEHRA, the Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent, a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating innovation in electronic health record software, announced today that MedicaSoft, LLC, has joined the OSEHRA community as a Corporate Member.

AMIA Translational Bioinformatics Summit 2013

 

Just returned from a much improved AMIA Translational Bioinformatics meeting in SF. Some notes:

-Congratulations to the talented Joshua Denny, M.D., M.S., (Biomedical Informatics and Internal Medicine, Vanderbilt) on being asked to chair next year's meeting! Josh is on our advisory board, and he is working with myself, Ken Kawamoto, Aileen Hsueh and Brian Athey on a Natures Genetics Review - impact factor of >38!

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