The HITECH Act: Electronic Health Records and Meaningful Use

If you are like most doctors you’ve probably heard something about a government incentive program encouraging physicians to implement electronic health records, however you’re probably a little fuzzy on the details. Well,you’re not alone the let’s take a closer look and see if we can help you make sense of it all. On February seventeenth …

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Updated: Health IT for You: Giving You Access to Your Medical Records When and Where They’re Needed

Updated: Health IT for You: Giving You Access to Your Medical Records When and Where They’re Needed

♪♪♪ (female narrator) How you manage your health is about to change for the better. Medical breakthroughs are helping us live healthier and longer. Advancements in technology are giving us the tools and resources to take control of our health. Health Information Technology, or Health IT for short, is upgrading our healthcare system for the …

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The Future of Health Care: Electronic Health Records

The Future of Health Care: Electronic Health Records

VIEIRA: So I had to go to the ER and the two medical students there argued with me about giving me 10 units an hour of insulin plus 20 units as an immediate bolus and I knew that 15 and, you know, 125 pounds, that was way too much insulin for me. But, because I …

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