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The fourth annual symposium focused on new ideas for patient engagement, care delivery and more.

 
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2014 AMDIS Fall Symposium: The Innovation Revolution

The fourth annual symposium focused on new ideas for patient engagement, care delivery and more.

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Room for improvement, but MU has done good

BOSTON—Albany Medical Center has experienced huge changes due to Meaningful Use, said Patricia Hale, MD, PhD, the organization’s associate medical director of informatics, speaking at the 2014 AMDIS Fall Symposium.

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How to bring innovation into commercial EMRs

BOSTON—After years of developing their own EMRs and innovating within those systems, many healthcare institutions are leaving their homegrown systems behind and turning to commercial EMRs. In a session on “Homegrown Innovation in Commercial EMRs” at the AMDIS 2014 Fall Symposium, Jonathan Teich, MD, PhD, CMIO at Elsevier, posed the question: “How do we take some of the actual philosophy and spirit and innovative work in this homegrown environment and bring it into a commercial EMR?”

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Help patients be more engaged, collaborative

BOSTON—Patients want and need tools that help them communicate and collaborate with their providers, said Nancy Finn, founder and president of consulting firm Communication Resources, speaking at the 2014 AMDIS Fall Symposium.

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Mass. HIT survey shows high rates of EHR adoption; enthusiastic public

BOSTON—Created in 2008, the Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) is charged with determining how to most effectively spend the state’s $28 million budget earmarked to support EHR adoption and coordinate healthcare innovation, technology and competition.