medical records

Because hospitals are moving to electronic medical record systems, medical scribes have become in high demand.

Medical scribe industry thrives

May 12, 2015
The medical scribe industry has been booming in recent years, fueled largely by hospitals around the county switching to electronic medical record systems.
Posted In: medical records, hospitals, electronics
Physical paperwork at doctors' offices and hospitals is quickly becoming a task of the past.

Rise of digital medical records leads to data theft

Apr 6, 2015
The growth of computerized records has led to a higher rate of stolen information.
Posted In: medical records, big data, identity theft

Apple's ResearchKit links iPhones to medical research

Mar 10, 2015
Using smartphones could significantly help our understanding of disease.
Posted In: apple, medical records, health care

Forget the patient, what happens when the medical hardware gets a virus?

Jun 17, 2013
As hospitals become more automated, the dangers of computer viruses become more serious.
Posted In: health care, hospital, medical records

Rural doctors slow to adopt electronic medical records

Apr 3, 2013
The federal government wants every doctor to have electronic records by 2015. But the high cost prevents some rural physicians from moving away from paper records.
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Electronic health records aren't cutting costs so far

Jan 11, 2013
Clunky programs, high costs and incompatible systems are factors in failure to save billions.
Posted In: Health, doctors, medical records

Study: Still waiting for efficiency gains from electronic medical records

Jan 11, 2013
A new study from the RAND Corporation says electronic medical records haven't saved us what they were supposed to.
Posted In: medical records, health care

Get mapped for a grand

Jan 10, 2012
My, what nice genes you have
Posted In: dna, genetics, medical records

Massive data breach in military medical records

Sep 29, 2011
It happened at a company called Tricare, which provides medical services for active and retired military personnel. The company admitted that...
Posted In: medical records, privacy, security, Tech Report