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15/02/2012

Full-day workshop of the ESCW 2012: Extended Semantic Web Conference

 

May 27, 2012 in Heraklion (Crete), Greece

Location and Date:

The SIMI 2012 will take place in Heraklion (Crete),
Greece on May 27, 2012.

The conference and all the workshops will be hosted at the Royal Knossos Village

For more info about this particular workshop, click here.

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Letter to the National Authorities responsible for health IT and eHealth

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SPANISH MINISTRY OF HEALTH QUALITY AWARD FOR PROJECT ON PATIENT SUMMARY BASED ON THE ISO/CEN EN13606 STANDARD

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EuroRec 2008-2009 Seal granted to the application “sense”, marketed by ITH icoserve GmbH, Technology for Healthcare

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New EuroRec Board

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Broad consensus at high-level meeting on eHealth

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Two new National ProRec Centers: Czech Republic and Norway

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European Large Scale Actions meeting in Visby (Sweden)

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Two global groups team up to get EHR terminology right

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Consultation on the legal framework for the fundamental right to protection of personal data

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US - latest support to implement EHR and other HIT innovations

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EHR-Q-TN workshop in Serbia

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Presentations EuroRec 2009 Sarajevo now available

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EHR-Q-TN workshop in Madrid

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First EHR-Q-TN Workshop in Estonia

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Voting Seal 2010 - 2011

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HISI : 14th Annual Conference and Scientific Symposium in Dublin

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Workshop ProRec-Slovenia covering EHR-Q-TN and EHR-Implement

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EHR-Q-TN Workshop (ProRec-NL) in conjunction with NVMA : Quality of ICT in Healthcare

(in Dutch) In toenemende mate zullen ICT-systemen in de zorg gaan communiceren met andere deelsystemen omdat in het kader van bijvoorbeeld Zichtbare Zorg de zorg aan de patiënt verleend zal gaan worde ... 18/09/2009

EuroRec 2009 Annual Conference

Organised in collaboration with IMIA and the MIE2009 Conference ... 11/02/2009

Registration now open for HIMSS Middle East '09

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pHealth - 6th International Workshop

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Quality Criteria for Archetypes used for semantic interoperability

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News of ProRec-BE: Event on “Terminologies and Coding Tables in the Belgian Healthcare”

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New presentations of Prof. G. De Moor available

Presentations on Certification, Privacy and Public Private Partnerships are now available. ... 02/03/2009

EuroRec continues its activities on Clinical Archetypes

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EuroRec invites EHR vendors to apply for the EuroRec Seal

EHR Quality Label : Submit your application now! ... 31/10/2008

E.C. recommendations available

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EuroRec Executive Body: New Secretary General

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EuroRec’s Annual Conference 2008: presentations available

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EuroRec Seal 2008 granted to Four Irish GP EHR systems

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Update on EuroRec- EHTEL preconference: eHealth Planning and Management Symposium 2008

Focus on: Change Management for introducing clinical process orientation and archetypes across the community ... 12/09/2008

European Cross-Border Interoperability of EHRs

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Europe sets goal of EHR interoperability by 2015

Europe is setting its sights on the interoperability of electronic health records by 2015. ... 08/07/2008

First version of EuroRec EHR Quality Seal unveiled.

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Final Q-REC workshop in Portoroz, Slovenia

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Establishment of ProRec Serbia

Our Serbian colleagues have informed us, that they have successfully established and registered Prorec-Serbia! ... 28/04/2008

EuroRec and the Q-REC consortium are organising the Q-REC final Workshop.

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Executive View on Advancing eHealth: presentations of Craig Mundie and Ilias Iakovidis

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Survey: What use do European General Practitioners make of eHealth?

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Accelerating the Development of eHealth Markets in Europe (eHealth Taskforce Dec 2007)

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Second workshop on integrating clinical care and clinical research

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Article about Q-REC in the eStrategies Magazine

If Electronic Health Record systems are to provide an effective contribution to healthcare across Europe, a set of benchmarks need to be set to ensure quality control and interoperability of systems. ... 28/11/2007

Interview with EuroRec President Georges De Moor in the European Parliament Magazine:

ICT has the potential to make a significant contribution to the better management of healthcare provision. This cannot be achieved without the availability of trustworthy Electronic Health Record s ... 05/10/2007

WoHIT 2008 Call for Papers Extended to 11 february 17:00 CET

World of Health IT 2008 Conference and Exhibition: Connecting Leaders in Technology and Healthcare. 4-6 November 2008, Bella Center, Copenhagen - Denmark ... 10/12/2007

Calls for studies planned to be launched in 2007

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Finishing preparatory phase for establishment of ProRec SK

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Certification Commission Approves Final Criteria for Hospital-based EHR Certification Program

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Prof. G. De Moor Thought Leader at WHIT '07

Prof. G. De Moor agreed to act as Thought Leader at WHIT '07 ... 02/07/2007

EuroRec organises an Educational Session at WHIT 2007, Vienna

Educational Session ES34: Certification of Electronic Health Record systems (EHRs) in Europe: Criteria, Procedures and Tools ... 03/07/2007

Up to 15 Continuing Education Units

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Chris Nolan (Prorec Ireland) elected Vice Chair of HIMSS EMEA

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US - CCHIT Announces First Certified Electronic Health Record Products

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EuroRec Executive Body reinforced

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EHR certification complements patient security

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HHS Joins International Partners to Promote Electronic Health Records Standards

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Mike Leavitt today announced the United States will participate in an international effort to encourage more rapid development and worldwide adoption of stand ... 02/05/2007

Presentation ot the first HIMSS emea eSiminar

Presentation of the first HIMSS emea eSiminar available. ... 10/04/2007

The way not to do it - the door opens for standards and accreditation

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TODAY'S HITS HEADLINES URAC

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Presentation Prof. Dr. Georges De Moor

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Presentation Prof. Dr. Georges De Moor

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Quality Labelling and Certification of EHRs in Europe

Supporting Pan-European eHealth Interoperability ... 02/03/2007

Discover the challenges facing EHRs in the European context

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Inpatient (hospital) electronic health records (EHRs) Certification pilot

CCHIT announced today it is accepting applications for its Inpatient (hospital) electronic health records (EHRs) Certification pilot through March 30, 2007. Preparation for pilot testing will begin in ... 29/03/2007

Funding for data accreditation must be a priority

Strategic health authorities have been instructed to make support for GP practice data accreditation a priority, the Healthcare Computing conference in Harrogate heard after a GP raised problems about ... 29/03/2007

Funding for data accreditation must be a priority

Strategic health authorities have been instructed to make support for GP practice data accreditation a priority, the Healthcare Computing conference in Harrogate heard after a GP raised problems about ... 28/03/2007

EHRcom - EN 13606 - Parts 1 and 4 now officially approved as European Standards

The five-part "Health Informatics - Electronic Health Record Communication" formal European standard is now gradually being approved. EN 13606 results from the revision of the European pre-standard a ... 26/03/2007

EuroRec organises 3 sessions at eHealth Berlin

EuroRec is pleased to inform you that 3 sessions, organised by EuroRec, are scheduled within the eHealth Berlin Conference on April 18, 2007. ... 28/03/2007

The new version of the document:

The new version of the document: "Archetype paradigm: an ICT revolution is needed" ... 14/03/2007

Connecting Leaders in Technology and Healthcare

Recommendations from the panel discussion about Certification of Electronic Medical Record Systems (The World of Health IT, October 12, 2006, Geneva, Switzerland). ... 13/11/2006

SureScripts to Offer Higher Level of Certification

Electronic prescribing network SureScripts will offer a second level of certification to electronic health records (EHRs) and e-prescribing software that surpass basic technical requirements and activ ... 01/12/2006

CCHIT to expand EHR Certification to some Specialities

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHITSM) announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has authorized and funded the Commission to exp ... 28/11/2006

HIMSS White Paper Links EMR Sophistication with Improved Quality of Care

CHICAGO - New HIMSS research suggests the implementation of advanced clinical systems, including computerized ... ... 27/11/2006

Impact The Development Of Standards

Join the CCHIT IP EHR Work Group for Phase 3 Comments. ... 27/11/2006

10. CCHIT Update

CCHIT Transitions To Independent Nonprofit; Names Trustees ... 27/11/2006

GP becomes vice-president of British Computer Society

Dr Glyn Hayes has become vice-president of the British Computer Society with overall responsibility for the society’s forums. Dr Hayes, who was a GP in Worcester for 25 years, is a founder member of t ... 16/11/2006

Suppliers pass latest Quality and Outcomes Framework testing

Most of the leading GP computer suppliers have now passed compliance testing for the latest version of the Quality and Outcomes Framework and are rolling it out to GP practices. Among those who have r ... 09/11/2006

Q-REC will be present at the 7th Belgian Health Telematics Symposium

Prof. G. De Moor and Dr. Jos Devlies will present the current results of the Q-REC project during the 7th Belgian Health Telematics Symposium. ... 29/11/2006

CCHIT Certifies 11 and Flunks 17 EHR Applications

LAS VEGAS—Eleven electronic health records (EHR) systems have joined the 22 previously certified as compliant with national ambulatory standards for 2006, the Certification Commission for Health Infor ... 07/11/2006

EuroRec 2006 Annual Conference

The fifth EuroRec 2006 Annual Conference, organised in conjunction with WHIT2006, was well attended; more than 140 participants. This year’s conference focused on Quality Labelling and Certification o ... 23/10/2006

Health IT Standards - business critical, boring or what?

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Health IT Standards - business critical, boring or what?

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CCHIT gets official status -- Government Health IT

To the surprise of no one, Mike Leavitt, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, has designated the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) as the depa ... 31/10/2006

Europe's citizens must be engaged on e-health

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HIMSS Opens First Overseas Office in Geneva

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Hosted InPS and iSoft accredited by CfH

Two hosted GP practice systems have so far received accreditation from NHS Connecting for Health. InPS Vision 3 Enterprise edition, as offered by the Capital Care Alliance in the London cluster an ... 28/09/2006

CCHIT Work Product Updates Scheduled

The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) has posted to its Web site the documents approved at the Sept. 18 board meeting related to Phase II of its work, which includes u ... 28/09/2006

EuroRec 2006 Annual Conference

This year’s conference will focus on the Quality Labelling and Certification of the EHR, the importance of which is recognised by the European Commission in funding the Q-REC project to be managed by ... 06/10/2006

WHIT Connecting Leaders in Technology and Healthcare

The World of Health IT 2006 Conference & Exhibition promises to be a first of its kind conference. This European-based event will attract and connect leaders and experts in health information and comm ... 06/10/2006

Q-REC Pan European Assay longer available

Q-REC European Assay will be available until the end of October ... 06/10/2006

Prorec's presence at the IST 2006 Congres

Prorec (and Prof. G. De Moor) will be present at the IST 2006 congres. ... 06/10/2006

EHR Implement

Eurorec informs the start of the EHR Implement project. ... 06/10/2006

CCHIT Announces Additional Certified EHR Products

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHITSM) announced on July 31 that two additional ambulatory electronic health record (EHR) products achieved certified status. iMed ... 06/09/2006

CCHIT Update

The next application period for certification of ambulatory EHR products will be Aug. 1 - 14 and the next announcement of certified EHR products is scheduled for late October. CCHIT has opened a p ... 06/09/2006

Administration Aims to Set Health-Care Standards

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 6 -- The Bush administration will soon launch an ambitious effort to require that all providers of federally financed health care adopt quality-measurement tools and uniform sta ... 06/09/2006

Experts Predict Sharp Rise in Electronic Medical Record Adoption

Praxis® EMR version 3.4 recently became one of only 22 Electronic Medical Record (EMR) products to receive certification from the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHITS ... 22/08/2006

CCHIT Announces First Round-Certified Ambulatory EHR Products

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Mike Leavitt announced on Tuesday, July 18, that the first ambulatory electronic health record (EHR) products have been certified by the Ce ... 20/07/2006

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT)

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) will seek qualified candidates to serve as Commissioners for a two-year term beginning in October. The call for candidates op ... 17/07/2006

CCHIT To Release Certification Results

The Certification Commission for Healthcare IT on July 18 plans to release the names of the first group of certified electronic health records software vendors, Modern Healthcare reports. More than ... 06/07/2006

Become a Sponsor or a Exhibitor at The World of Health IT 2006 Conference & Exhibition

As an exhibitor, your company will gain increased visibility and credibility among prospects and customers throughout the industry. You will see and be seen by the people you want to reach – all under ... 24/02/2006

EuroRec to be nominated by CEN BT - TECHNICAL BOARD as Registration Authority for EN 1086: 2005

By resolution 787 of 2004-03-23 CEN/TC 251 Health informatics nominates the European Institute for Health Records (EuroRec) as the Registration Authority for EN 1068: 2005 Health informatics - Regis ... 27/02/2006

What Is An EHR? Read Standards Insight To Find Out

Recently HIMSS Analytics published a white paper titled: “Electronic Medical Records vs. Electronic Health Records: Yes there is a difference.” In it, the authors described two healthcare information ... 06/06/2006

TEPR Conference Gets Under Way

It has become a running joke in recent years at the annual Towards an Electronic Patient Record (TEPR) conference that perhaps it's time to make some progress in the conference's namesake quest. As ... 24/05/2006

EMIS PCS wins Scottish accreditation

EMIS have announced that its PCS GP software system has won Scottish Enhanced Functionality accreditation, meaning that GPs north of the border will be able to apply for funding to switch to the syste ... 24/05/2006

HIMSS Town Hall Session: Harmonizing Disparate Data Standards

WASHINGTON -- With so much attention recently focused on certification of electronic health record products, little has been said about another component of the drive toward an interoperable health-IT ... 16/06/2006

EMIS PCS wins Scottish accreditation

EMIS have announced that its PCS GP software system has won Scottish Enhanced Functionality accreditation, meaning that GPs north of the border will be able to apply for funding to switch to the syste ... 15/05/2006

Ambulatory EHR Certification Application Period Begins May 3

Vendors of electronic health records can begin to apply for the first-ever certification program for ambulatory EHR software starting Wednesday. The Certification Commission for Health Information ... 03/05/2006

'Data fit for sharing' is goal of new guidance

Guidance to help general practices start a massive clean-up of data in their IT systems has been launched by Connecting for Health, NHS Employers and the British Medical Association. Dr Gillian Br ... 03/05/2006

AHA proposes changes to certification process

The American Hospital Association has raised concerns over a proposed certification process for inpatient electronic health records, saying the process should take into account whether a product is ea ... 04/04/2006

Nation's healthcare IT leader resigns

The nation’s first healthcare IT leader has resigned his post, Healthcare IT News has learned. David Brailer, MD, who first took office in May, 2004, has led the federal effort to make electronic medi ... 28/04/2006

Brailer: Support EHR certification

The healthcare community needs to get behind a move to certify electronic health records for the outpatient setting, the government’s health care information technology leader on Tuesday told the 3rd ... 28/04/2006

AHA proposes changes to certification process

The American Hospital Association has raised concerns over a proposed certification process for inpatient electronic health records, saying the process should take into account whether a product is ea ... 04/04/2006

NEWS MONITOR: Will certification increase adoption?

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology will begin commercial certification of ambulatory electronic health records this spring. Do you believe product certification will in ... 04/04/2006

CCHIT proposes testing fees, seeks feedback

An organization that will certify healthcare IT projects has proposed vendor fees for testing and certification. The group is also seeking final feedback on its process for testing ambulatory electron ... 04/04/2006

CCHIT Seeks Candidates For Work Groups

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT), a voluntary, private-sector initiative to certify health IT Products, is seeking candidates to serve as co-chairs and member ... 04/04/2006

Review of shared EHR Standards.

NEHTA Publication, 21 February 06. Review of Shared Electronic Health Record Standards report issued by NEHTA outlining standards for the implementation of Electronic Health Records in Australia ... 04/04/2006

Certification group issues last call

Nancy Ferris, Government Health IT, 21 February 06. Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology to post its' certification criteria, inspection process, pilot test results and draft ... 04/04/2006

Health IT vendors to apply for certification in April.

Mary Mosquera, Government Computer News, 15 February 06. Health and Human Services Department's to effort to certify electronic health records to accelerate when health IT vendors start applying to ha ... 04/04/2006

This Chip Could Be a Lifesaver

In the future, patients arriving in the emergency room who need immediate access to their medical records may be armed -- literally -- with a tiny, high-tech helper. More than 1,000 Americans have ... 04/04/2006

NEWS MONITOR: Will certification increase adoption?

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology will begin commercial certification of ambulatory electronic health records this spring. Do you believe product certification will in ... 15/03/2006

CCHIT proposes testing fees, seeks feedback

An organization that will certify healthcare IT projects has proposed vendor fees for testing and certification. The group is also seeking final feedback on its process for testing ambulatory electron ... 15/03/2006

CCHIT Seeks Candidates For Work Groups

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT), a voluntary, private-sector initiative to certify health IT Products, is seeking candidates to ... ... 15/03/2006

AU - Review of shared EHR Standards

NEHTA Publication, 21 February 06. Review of Shared Electronic Health Record Standards report issued by NEHTA outlining standards for the implementation of Electronic Health Records in Australia. ... 15/03/2006

This Chip Could Be a Lifesaver

TUESDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay News) -- In the future, patients arriving in the emergency room who need immediate access to their medical records may be armed -- literally -- with a tiny, high-tech helpe ... 15/03/2006

Primary care 80% automated in Europe

Ilias Iakovidis at HIMSS ... 13/03/2006

IHE Receives ISO “Liaison D” Status

This month, the International Organization of Standardization (ISO) granted Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) “liaison D status” to make standards-based IHE profiles more available to the pu ... 20/04/2006

CCHIT seeks Jurors for EHR Certification Program

CHICAGO, April 14, 2006 – The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) is seeking qualified jurors to assess ambulatory EHR products and how well they conform to the CCHI ... 20/04/2006

IT payment offers £4250 for practices in Wales

GP practices in Wales can earn £4250 under a new IT payment scheme worth £2.1 million agreed as part of the renegotiated nGMS contract. The new directed enhanced service (DES) for IM&T will pay th ... 20/04/2006

OpenEHR Foundation launches international standard

An open-source community founded in University College London has produced the first blueprint of an international electronic record standard that they hope will be used as a standard by software deve ... 14/03/2006

EuroRec at the HC2006 Conference in Harrogate

Professor De Moor will attend as key note speaker and address the topic of trends in Health Informatics in Europe: "Quality Labelling and Certification of Electronic Health Record Systems (EHRs). ... 05/12/2005

New GP choice proposals outlined

NHS Connecting for Health has outlined new proposals for delivering GP system choice based on a multi-step accreditation process. If adopted, the approach could potentially enable practices to buy sys ... 20/02/2006

Call for Papers for World of Health IT 2006 Conference & Exhibition

Welcome to the World of Health IT 2006 Conference & Exhibition! Through this link, http://www.WorldOfHealthIT.org you can apply to participate in this event through the Call for Papers. This promises ... 25/01/2006

Group selects EHR vendors

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology has selected six ambulatory electronic health records vendors to participate in pilot tests to certify EHRs. CCHIT will incorporate f ... 20/01/2006

EuroRec at the 2006 Annual HIMSS Conference in San Diego

Prof. De Moor will speak about Quality Labelling and Certification of Electronic Health Records on Tuesday, Feb. 14th at 9:45am - 10:45am. ... 01/10/2005

HHS awards three contracts to speed healthcare IT adoption

The government today awarded three contracts totaling $17.5 million to encourage widespread adoption of information technology in healthcare. ... 14/11/2005

Certification group seeks EHR vendors for tests

A group that will certify electronic health records is looking for vendors in three market segments to participate in the group’s initial pilot tests of EHRs for physician offices and other outpatient ... 12/12/2005

Patient records to get quality checks

GP practices are to be paid to bring patient records up to national data accreditation standards as part of the NHS national IT programme. According to a report in Doctor magazine practices will h ... 08/12/2005

Better late than never?

The Care Records Development Board should be heartily congratulated on this pragmatic initiative. Priorities for decision support seem to have been clearly identified. The role of nominated pr ... 08/12/2005

Summary content

It's good to see a real value being placed on GP records, very many of which have well developed summaries. I'm aware that the full summary is not what will appear in the spine, and hope that it will ... 08/12/2005

Product certification group moves closer to testing

Product certification group moves closer to testing ... 08/11/2005

Electronic health record certification group moves closer to testing

A group that holds a federal contract to certify electronic health records will begin a pilot test of EHRs for physicians' offices and other ambulatory settings next month. The Certification Commi ... 06/12/2005

Electronic Patient Records

Healthcare Informatics (10/05);Garets, Dave; Davis, Mike

Many health professionals, legislators, journalists, and decision-makers in care delivery organizations (CDOs) have confused the conce ... 31/10/2005

Speech by professor Georges De Moor on the presentation of the O'Moore Medal.

Professor Georges De Moor received the O'Moore Medal for his contribution to the field of healtcare informatics. ... 22/11/2005

GP manager tool can benchmark performance

A new tool has been launched to enable benchmarking of the organisation and management of GP practices. Developed by partners in nine European countries, including the National Primary Care Research a ... 28/10/2005

EMRs and EHRs

Whether you say EMR or EHR is more than a matter of semantics. Electronic medical records (EMRs) and electronic health records (EHRs) are not the same thing. The acronyms represent entirely different ... 14/10/2005

HHS awards three contracts to speed healthcare IT adoption

The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology to develop a process for certifying electronic health records and the infrastructure providers will use to exchange the records. CCHIT, a ... 14/10/2005

Q-REC at ...

the 6th Telematics@health.be Annual Symposium in Brussels (1/12/2005/) ... 24/11/2005

EuroRec in Japan

Prof. De Moor, president of EuroRec, was the opening key-note speaker of the e-Health session during the 'Global Health Information Technology Summit'. ... 03/10/2005

Healthcare IT product certification group moves closer to testing

A group that is developing ways to certify healthcare information technology products is moving closer to testing electronic health records and will create a series of use cases to fit a requirement o ... 23/08/2005

EuroRec was present at 'Health IT Trends & Marketing 2005'

Prof. De Moor represented the Institute at "Health IT Trends & Marketing 2005" in Boston (USA). ... 30/08/2005

Health-IT Product Certification Group Seeks Comments

A group working to develop standards to certify health-IT vendor products says it will take public comments beginning next month on a set of simulated ambulatory medical cases and on a planned pilot t ... 17/08/2005

Code of Practice on Managing NHS Eelectronic Health Records

The EHR Management: NHS Code of Practice has been published by the Department of Health. The guidance was drafted by a working group made up of representatives from the Department of Health, NHS Conne ... 04/07/2005

South Africa plans to go with open source software for e-Health system

The South African State Information Technology Agency (SITA) plans to develop an electronic health record system (EHR) for the national Department of Health. For the nationwide adoption of the project ... 27/07/2005

EHR standard takes one step forward

The healthcare industry is one step closer to creating a standard for electronic health records after a major standards organization incorporated new feedback into a draft functional EHR model that wi ... 26/07/2005

Study:Consumers want EMRs

A new consumer study released today by Accenture’s Health and Life Sciences division finds that more than nine out of 10 consumers believe electronic medical records can improve medical care and reduc ... 26/07/2005

HHS calls for healthcare IT standards advisory body nominees

Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt in June announced the government’s intent to form the American Health Information Community, a 17-member group that will include representatives fro ... 26/07/2005

Health-IT Product Certification Group Seeks Comments

A group working to develop standards to certify health-IT vendor products says it will take public comments beginning next month on a set of simulated ambulatory medical cases and on a planned pilot t ... 22/08/2005

EuroRec present at 'Global Health Information Technology Standards Summit'

Prof. De Moor, president of EuroRec, will represent the Institute at 'Global Health Information Technology Standards Summit' in Hamamatsu City, Japan. ... 31/08/2005

Call for Papers and Presentations

10th Annual Irish Conference & Scientific Symposium ... 26/07/2005

E-Health data standards close to confirmation

The federal government is only weeks away from formalizing data standards for Australia's national electronic health record system. ... 04/08/2005

Majority of Consumers Believe Electronic Medical Records Can Improve Medical Care, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; July 20, 2005 – A majority of U.S. consumers believe that electronic medical records can provide valuable benefits, especially during medical emergencies, and can improve overall medical car ... 25/07/2005

Majority of Consumers Believe Electronic Medical Records Can Improve Medical Care, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; July 20, 2005 – A majority of U.S. consumers believe that electronic medical records can provide valuable benefits, especially during medical emergencies, and can improve overall medical car ... 25/07/2005

U.S. Will Offer Doctors Free Electronic Records System

There is no one in medicine who does not consider it both crucial and long overdue to have electronic records in doctor's offices and hospitals. With electronic files, patient records are not stuck ... 25/07/2005

More Funds for Certification Body

The California Healthcare Foundation has given a $219,000 grant to the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology ... 17/06/2005

A new website on the European Commission's Information Society Portal

The E.C. Information Society Portal launched a new website and a R&D eNewsletter. ... 30/06/2005

EuroRec present at "Health IT Trends & Marketing 2005"

Prof. De Moor, president of EuroRec, will represent the Institute at "Health IT Trends & Marketing 2005" in Boston (USA). ... 01/07/2005

News Steps to Advance Health IT

"The use of electronic health records and other information technology will transform our health care system by reducing medical errors, minimizing paperwork hassles, lowering costs and improving qual ... 01/07/2005

Electronic Health Record Compliance Certification

The Department of Health and Human Services, through the Program Support Center, has a requirement to develop and evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of an electronic health record compliance c ... 01/07/2005

Group looks to win EHR certification contract

A private sector group that has been developing a process to certify electronic health records hopes to win a government contract designed to develop and test certification of digital records. ... 01/07/2005

CCHIT Hosts Town Calls As Update On Current Activities

To further enhance communication, the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) will host a series of Town Calls to explain the Phase II product, which is drafting and fin ... 01/07/2005

ICT EXPO 2005

EuroRec present at ICT EXPO 2005 in Ireland ... 19/05/2005

Government seeks way to integrate standards process

WASHINGTON — The government is pursuing numerous strategies to spur information technology adoption in the healthcare industry, including examining how to tie the various healthcare IT standards deve ... 07/03/2005

While no one questions the need for certification, some industry watchers are questioning the method

DALLAS — While the Certification Commission for Healthcare Technology is on a fast track to develop a way to put a seal of approval on electronic health record systems, some in the industry have raise ... 26/03/2005

Strategies for Funding & Grants and Medicare Part D & ePrescribing

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE(TM) -- JUNE 17, 2005: Even with the White House's strong support for electronic health records (EHRs), the transition to this technolog ... 20/06/2005