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Uniting to provide services for the CMS ...

Unissant was awarded a $ 37.4 million contract to support the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services online medical record transfer system used in payment reviews. The digital company announced on Friday that it will provide software development, testing, cloud migration and hosting support, as well as software maintenance services in support of the submission […]

UF Health restores electronic medical re...

LEESBURG – As the investigation continues into the “cybersecurity event” that affected UF Health Central Florida’s computer servers on May 31, the organization has made progress in its system restoration efforts. UF Health officials announced that its electronic medical records system was successfully restored on Friday morning, a “major milestone” in the organization’s journey towards […]

Digital Health Agency Says My Health Rec...

Image: Getty Images / iStockphoto The often-criticized My Health Record system administrator in Australia accepted a number of recommendations made by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit as part of its investigation into the resilience of online medical record security. In 2019, the committee considered a report from the Australian National Audit Office […]

Unhealthy alcohol testing program integr...

A screening program integrated with the electronic health record (EHR) has made it possible to detect unhealthy alcohol consumption more frequently. These results, from a quality improvement study, have been published in JAMA network open. In 6 primary care clinics in 2 urban university health systems located in New York and Boston, the feasibility and […]

Clarity on COVID immunization status on ...

News ADHA has released new guidelines to ensure patient records are properly linked to up-to-date immunization data. National COVID-19 vaccination data is now transferred to My Health Record. Recent upgrades to My Health Account (MHR) include a new consolidated view of vaccination details from the Australian Immunization Registry (AIR) and the individual’s record, making it […]

Celebrating New York’s Medical History

New York has a rich medical history. Bellevue, now part of NYU, opened in 1736 and is America’s oldest hospital. The first American medical journal, The medical repository, was published in New York in 1797. The National Institutes of Health began as The Hygienic Laboratory on Staten Island in 1887. Established in 1768, the College […]

St. Luke’s Makes Pennsylvania Medical Hi

BETHLÉEM, Pennsylvania | Right after St. Luke’s neurosurgeon, Evan Marlin, MD, surgically removed his patient’s brain tumor earlier this month, it made Pennsylvania medical history. St. Luke’s announced that by placing five small collagen sponges, encrusted with radioactive seeds, into the brain cavity, Dr. Marlin was able to restore her patient’s health after her tumor. […]