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The King is Partially Dressed: The Imperfect EMR

H. Dominic Covvey, National Institutes of Health Informatics

I thought it might be interesting to reflect on the place the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), the information  1,825 more words


Incorporating Enterprise Architecture in the Philippines.

Driving Question: More data coming from different sources makes information management difficult. How can health sector manage the increasing volumes of information but enable its effective processing in support for decision making? 1,293 more words


Yet another e-health standards comparison, corrected

Recently HSCIC and NHS England published an Interoperability Handbook, intended to help provider CIOs and others steer the difficult waters of obtaining interoperable health IT solutions. 1,649 more words

Health Informatics

Telehealth and Virtual Care: The Next Wave!

By Mark Casselman (@markcasselman)
CEO, COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association

Telehealth adoption and use is surging across Canada and in many countries around the world. 439 more words



Let’s first begin by defining what the Philippine Health Information Exchange is. The Philippine Health Information Exchange is a complex system that will allow integration and interoperability of data from different institutions and health facilities, which will promote easy access to health information from the national to the barangay level. 675 more words



EMR, or Electronic Medical Records, are the future of hospitals. While clinics and hospitals transition over from old-fashioned pen-and-paper to digital software, OpenEMR is making sure that there is… 36 more words

Goodbye to Adobe FrameMaker, Hello AsciiDoctor

I am probably one of the longest time users of Adobe FrameMaker in the world. I started using it at version 2, sometime around 1990, and finished with it a few months ago. 1,635 more words

Health Informatics