EMR Platforms and 3rd Party Data Solutions Grow Closer -Cerner Selects Scalable Payer Platform

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We certainly have come a long way since the early days of electronic medical records.  When you reflect back to the early days you might remember when e-prescribing and charting were two different types of technology offerings and of course today almost nobody operates an medical record system without e-prescribing being an included module.  Continue reading: EMR Platforms and 3rd Party Data Solutions Grow Closer -Cerner Selects Scalable Payer Platform

Physicians Want Mobile Technology – but How Much?

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By Raul Villar, president, ADP AdvancedMD 

According to Manhattan Research, more than 60% of physicians now use either the iPad, iPhone, or iPod and 30% have used one of these devices on the job. It’s not a surprise that physicians seek to leverage these mobile devices to become untethered from their desks. In particular, practices in the solo to ten-physician range have been very vocal about how they want mobility to improve their practices’ communications and help optimize medical outcomes, including getting data and inputting data to Electronic Health Records (EHR’s).
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MIT Working On A New System to Disambiguate Words Used in Doctor’s Clinical Notes–Topic Modeling

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Word-sense disambiguation is not as easy as it sounds when you have two or more meanings for one word.  MIT is now using what is called “Topic Modeling” to determine which meaning is correct.  In the English language most double meanings are usually not even close however with clinical terminology that may not always be the case.  Continue reading: MIT Working On A New System to Disambiguate Words Used in Doctor’s Clinical Notes–Topic Modeling