Tag Archives: EMR

EMRs and Registries in the Era of Healthcare Reform

By David Thompson and Daniel Levy Advances in health information technology and new federal financial incentives are fueling rapid growth in the use of electronic medical record (EMR) systems. The growth of EMRs presents a host of opportunities and challenges for the conduct of practice-based registry studies, reducing the burden of data entry but at […]
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Forbes Health Summit: Industry Leaders Ponder the New World of Consumer-Driven Care

In health care, it is the lowly consumer who is now calling the shots, driving product and process innovation in areas ranging from electronic medical records [EMR] to retail health clinics. This was the main theme among discussants at the Forbes magazine Healthcare Summit held here in New York on October 10.  The central question:  […]
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