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The Future Of Health Care Access

John A. MacDonald, Anita M. McGahan, and Will Mitchell | Stanford Social Innovation Review | October 18, 2013

Traditional health care is a hands-on, brick-and-mortar affair. But across the developing world, a wave of technology-driven innovation signals the emergence of a compelling new model. Read More »

The Umpteenth Blog On Using SMS Feedback In Projects…Now with Support!

Aaron Seyedian | FrontlineSMS | June 4, 2013

With shiny apps hogging the mobile spotlight these days, one could be forgiven for forgetting about SMS (“Short Message Service” or text messaging).  But although apps often disguise themselves as universally useful, their data and hardware requirements preclude their widespread use in poor countries... Read More »

Three Keys To Successful CPOE Implementation

Susan D. Hall | FierceHealthIT | June 25, 2013

Training, support and anxiety management all are key to the implementation of computerized physician order entry systems, according to research published this week in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. Read More »

Too Many Agencies Rely On Costly, Ineffective Training

Brittany Ballenstedt | Nextgov | September 18, 2012

A new report by the Government Accountability Office points out that many federal training programs are duplicative, costly and/or ineffective, and that governmentwide virtual training may be agencies’ best solution to centralizing training and saving money. Read More »

Trauma and Technology: New Tools Teach Veterans, Clinicians about PTSD

Chelsea Conaboy | | August 20, 2012

The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs are developing a host of tools online and on smartphones to help veterans dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder. I wrote in today’s Globe about some of the new technologies, including an online treatment program for people with PTSD symptoms and heavy alcohol use designed by Boston researchers. Read More »

User Friendly Recording Of Data Often Seems Like An EHR Afterthought

David Mokotoff | | June 4, 2013

As I began logging on to my third different hospital EHR (electronic health record) recently, I contemplated how much more of this I could take. Being less than a year from planned retirement, the nuances of learning a new EHR and CPOE [...] system is not fun. Read More »

USHAHIDI: An Important Tool To Keep Track Incidences Of GBV

Staff Writer | The Open Institute | December 29, 2012

Four training sessions were organized on the use of Ushahidi and Gender Based Violence (GBV) data collection, on December 18th and 26th, 27th and 28th. They were attended by 108 commune/sangkat councilors and members of commune/sangkat committees in charge of women and children in Phnom Penh, Battambang, Siem Reap and Kampong Thom province. Read More »

VA Kicks Off Simulation Training In Providence

Mike Miliard | Government Health IT | August 23, 2012

Providence VA Medical Center has opened a simulation center, powered by technology from Exton, Pa.-based Education Management Solutions, which will enable instructors to practice and train for invasive procedures, emergency care and more, tracking progress along the way. Read More »

VistA Expo 2012 - Training Opportunities for Project Managers

Fabian Lopez | | July 30, 2012

In collaboration with the VISTA Expo & Symposium, project-management training company GR8PM will be offering courses in Seattle, September 8-10. These courses provide Project Management Institute (PMI)-certified project managers an opportunity to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs). Read More »

Wake Forest Baptist's Transition To EHR Causes Financial Hit

Marla Durben Hirsch | FierceEMR | April 8, 2013

Yet another provider is facing unanticipated struggles with electronic health record system adoption. Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is blaming additional costs and lost revenue on the 2012 implementation of its Epic EHR, according to an article in the Winston-Salem Journal. Read More »

Weekly: OpenIR In Jakarta, Windows 8 App, & Uchaguzi

Heather Leson | Ushahidi | January 24, 2013

Happy Week! In this Community report, we’re featuring work from Jakarta, Italy and, of course, Kenya. The next two months will be full of Uchaguzi updates. Since the Ushahidi team is heavily involved in the project, we want to share our journey with you. Believe me, we are learning tons! Read More »

What Activities Need To Come After An EHR Implementation?

Jerrilyn Cowper | EHR Intelligence | November 19, 2013

Do you long for the day when all of your hard work is put into use, the long awaited go-live is over and your workload will finally slow down? If you have never been through the full lifecycle of an implementation, you may not realize that going live is only the beginning. In fact, many times post go-live work is more than the implementation effort. Read More »

What The DoD Is Learning From Pediatrics

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | November 27, 2013

The Department of Defense is turning to a pediatric health system to help find better ways of reintegrating military docs into civilian healthcare and making sure they’re still as clinically savvy as when they left. Read More »

What To Do (And What Not To Do) When Your $1B System-Wide EHR Fails

Erin McCann | Healthcare IT News | September 10, 2013

The 24-hospital Sutter Health system in Northern California was the talk of the town late August after a software glitch rendered its $1 billion Epic electronic health record system inaccessible to nurses and clinical staff throughout all Sutter locations. Read More »

White House Makes Good On Patent Reform Promises, More Changes To Come

Adi Kamdar | Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) | February 20, 2014

The White House updated the nation on its commitment to curtail the patent troll problem and tie up some egregious loose ends in our patent system, announcing progress made on all fronts—as well as three new executive actions. [...] Read More »