All Blog Posts Tagged 'health' (8)

Survey about health tracking applications/tools


I'm conducting a survey to collect information regarding the use of applications that provide health tracking, such as Chart Myself, Cure Together, MedHelp and…

Added by Veronica on October 30, 2013 at 7:34am — No Comments

Online Textbook Free to Faculty

I wanted to let forum readers know that our textbook Health Informatics: Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals, fifth edition is available online and free for faculty who use our textbook to teach Health Informatics. The textbook is integrated with our Instructor's Manual and Resource Center. This month I added hands-on exercises for students to the Instructor's Manual. The resource center is…


Added by Bob Hoyt on August 23, 2013 at 12:46pm — No Comments

What will the next 5 years bring for health IT?

Interesting read if you’re wondering what might be in store:

Added by Administrator on May 1, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

US Electronic Health Record Adoption: What Are The Facts?

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) just released several datasets, to include how our HIT Regional Extension Centers (RECs) are doing with the promotion and adoption of electronic health records. ONC funded the creation of 62 RECs in the United States with the goal of promoting HIT adoption, particularly among primary care physicians who practice in rural underserved areas. 

As of April 2012…


Added by Bob Hoyt on May 10, 2012 at 9:19am — 10 Comments

Higher Education Academy Mental Health SIG: Presentation on Hodges' model & reflection

Originally posted on W2tQ

The HEA mental health SIG presentation yesterday on Hodges' model was very well received. The other sessions were also very interesting and of direct relevance to my role in the care of older adults and mental health. The other sessions were on national…


Added by Peter Jones on May 23, 2010 at 3:42am — No Comments

Use of electronic patient records in Scotland @ nursing informatics congress 2009

The NI2009 nursing informatics congress ( has just wrapped up in Helsinki, Finland. There was an update on the Scottish progress of electronic patient records by Heather Strachan.

Scotland spends about 2.5% of NHS on ehealth. Both patients and providers provide input into content of the health records/portals and architecture is designed around multiple interfaces/sources.

Can’t seem to imbed slideshare it in this blog note- so here’s the link… Continue

Added by Rachael Cotton-Bronte on July 6, 2009 at 1:35pm — No Comments

New blog post

Observations from a distance - Health 2.0 Conference Part 2.

Added by Lodewijk Bos on April 29, 2009 at 11:37pm — No Comments

How Health care informatics is crippling us.

We know that wider adoption of healthcare information technology (HIT) results in better patient care. Here, in India, most medical students learn to use HIT after they start working as Doctors. Many medical students use the world wide web to study, at a personal level, but institutional use of I.T in Indian Medical colleges and associated hospitals is very low. But here is…

Added by Dr.Neelesh Bhandari on December 27, 2008 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

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