Monthly Archives: January 2011

80% of Hospitals Plan to Adopt EHR

Surveys show significant proportions of hospitals and doctors already plan to adopt electronic health records and qualify for federal incentive payments Four-fifths of the nation’s hospitals, and 41 percent of office-based physicians, currently intend to take advantage of federal incentive … Continue reading

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Medical milestone – Drumright’s hospital moves to an EMR System

By Tulsa World Wireless notebooks allow nurses to write in charts at patients’ bedsides. A pharmacy feature instantly alerts nurses and doctors to possible drug interactions or patient medication allergies. Nurses no longer need to decipher doctors’ handwriting.  Drumright Regional Hospital is … Continue reading

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IT Initiative Offers Big-Time Perks in a Small-Town Health Network

In May 2003, Trinity Health, which operates hospitals and health clinics in seven states, launched an ambitious health information technology initiative known as Genesis, with the goal to install common computer systems and evidence-based clinical practices at every hospital in … Continue reading

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