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Study: EHRs 'double-edged sword' due to privacy concerns
Jul 31, 2014 - EHR use might prevent patients from sharing all relevant information thanks to privacy and security concerns, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA).
 - Stroke, endovascular. neuroimaging, neuro
Privately insured stroke patients more likely to receive some imaging exams
Jul 31, 2014 - Disparities exist in the utilization of imaging for acute ischemic stroke based on the insurance status of the patient, though the underlying causes of these disparities aren’t quite clear, according to a study published in the August issue of American Journal of Roentgenology...
 - Computer Graph
Study of ED imaging use shows familiar trends
Jul 31, 2014 - A study of imaging utilization in the emergency department (ED) of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston has shown that after more than a decade of increasing use, overall imaging relative value units decreased significantly between 2007 and 2012.
 - Michael Shrift
Transitioning from one CMIO role to another: A conversation with Michael Shrift
Jul 31, 2014 - Michael Shrift, MD, MBA, was recently named CMIO for Community Health Network, a non-profit health system with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates in Indiana and Michigan. He will also be a practicing physician for Community Health Network in the area of consultation liaison...
 - Web technologies
SIIM: Experiment in web technologies points to future of health IT
Jul 31, 2014 - Though the standards that govern health IT may not evolve as quickly as some would like, a session on “Web Technologies” at the recent SIIM meeting in Long Beach presented evidence that DICOM and HL-7 are finally incorporating the fleet and favored representational state transfer (...