Alder Hey Children’s achieves EMRAM Stage 7 from HIMSS
Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has become the first paediatric hospital in Europe to be awarded EMRAM Stage 7 from the HIMSS.
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Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre recognised for EMR practices
The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre has achieved Stage 6 on the electronic medical record (EMR) adoption and maturity scale set by HIMSS.
Cerner completes Siemens purchase
US health IT giant Cerner has completed its £870 million ($1.3 billion) acquisition of Siemens Health Services.
Meaningful use ‘absolutely essential’, Mostashari tells EHI
Dr Farzad Mostashari, US national health IT coordinator, says incentives tied to meaningful use standards have been ‘absolutely essential’ to the dramatic acceleration in its use of electronic health records.
Southport gets digital dictation
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust has implemented a digital dictation platform from Medisec.
Interoperability tops bill in Big Easy
Interoperability proved the favorite topic for the US health IT industry gathered in New Orleans this week for the annual HIMSS industry show.
US hospitals making progress on EMRs
US hospital IT leaders report strong progress towards electronic medical records, with two thirds saying they have achieved the first milestone in the Federal ‘meaningful use’ programme.
Early Christmas for Kainos
Kainos’ Christmas came early last year when the company signed three NHS trusts to take its Evolve electronic medical records system in one day.
Interest high in EMR deployment
Fifty trusts gathered at Basildon and Thurrock Foundation Trust’s electronic medical record summit this week to hear about how the trust procured and implemented a bespoke EMR.
UK GPs top for use of EMRs
More than two thirds of UK GPs use electronic medical records and can also order tests or prescriptions online, manage patients lists or generate patient information electronically, a new survey reveals.