All articles related to "electronic medical records":

Op-ed: Changes necessary to curb physician burnout

New evidence suggests that nearly half of all physicians experience some form of burnout, and that the problem is getting worse. A January 19, 2019 op-ed in the Boston Globe called burnout among doctors a crisis that “could…

Digging for research gold in electronic medical records

September 25, 2014 — For scientists who study rare diseases, hospitals’ vast data banks hold tantalizing potential. Access to anonymized electronic medical records allows researchers to track the progress of a larger group of patients than would be…

Karen DeSalvo, SM '02, named National Coordinator for Health IT

Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently announced the appointment of HSPH alumna Karen DeSalvo, SM '02, as the next National Coordinator for Health Information Technology starting January 13, 2014. DeSalvo will replace fellow HSPH…

HSPH students study electronic health records in China

April 2013 — In January 2013, 12 HSPH students travelled to the Minhang District in Shanghai, China to study how electronic health records were implemented. The Winter Session trip was sponsored by the HSPH China Initiative.

Technology crucial to give patients a "medical home"

September 20, 2011 -- HSPH Expert Outlines Key Ways to Improve Health Care Delivery Of the many problems facing health care in the United States, critics say one of the biggest is that patient care isn’t well coordinated. It’s…