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  • JAMIA: Long-term EHR usability depends on design
    June 23, 2011
    CMIO Magazine
    Recent research published in the Journal of American Medical Informatics Association suggested that factors related to technology design have strong effects on acceptance, even one year after an...
  • JAMIA: Data Mining Could Improve Drug Safety
    May 23, 2011
    CMIO Magazine
    Medical data mining proves helpful for predicting adverse drug events, according to a study in the May edition of Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Prescription drugs can be...
  • When It Comes to EHR Adoption, Practice Size Matters
    May 17, 2011
    It's no secret that small physician practices are less likely than larger practices and hospitals to adopt and use electronic health record systems.The federal government's meaningful use incentive...
  • Medical Data Mining Strengthens Drug Safety
    May 16, 2011
    Information Week
    Data mining of the medical literature could help uncover drug side effects before they cause serious harm to patients, a new study suggests. Researchers from Santa Monica, Calif., think tank Rand...
  • US and European Informatics Leaders Advance Transatlantic Cooperation on Health IT Policy
    May 16, 2011
    First Science News
    AMIA co-convenes meeting that succeeds in forging common US.-EU approach to HIT. The final meeting in a series held by the ARGOS eHealth Consortium, a project funded by the European Commission (EC)...
  • AMIA Calls on CMS to Ramp Up on Workforce Development
    May 12, 2011
    Government Health IT
    AMIA, the association for informatics professionals, is urging the Office of the National Coordinator to give particular attention to workforce development. The organization called attention to...
  • AMIA Takes IT's Case to Capitol Hill
    April 15, 2011
    CMIO Magazine
    Members of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) traveled to Capitol Hill last week to make the case for expanding the roles of health IT and informatics in healthcare delivery, and to...
  • 17 Informatics Experts Worth Listening To
    April 5, 2011
    If you’re seeking informatics experts to learn from, you’ll soon find that many of those experts are professors or former professors who are involved with activities outside their ivy-covered walls....
  • Electronic Medical Records Improve Quality of Care in Resource-Limited Countries, Study Suggests
    March 18, 2011
    Science Daily
    A new study, conducted by researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the schools of medicine at Indiana University and Moi University, is one of the first to explore and demonstrate the impact of...
  • Drawbacks Hinder Full Realization of Benefits of PHRs, Studies Conclude
    March 8, 2011
    The benefits of personal health records will not be reaped soon, according to a recent study by IT advisory firm Computer Sciences Corp., Health Data Management reports. According to the report, the...