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Augmented Image Interpretation Through the Use of Advanced Health Record Technology PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 29 March 2016 18:00
Current adoption and dissemination of electronic health record (EHR) systems has been driven by the initiatives of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 and its “meaningful use” incentive program. The impetus behind this subsidy stemmed from a body of literature demonstrating that health care technologies such as EHR systems can improve aspects of care in which the United States has fared poorly, namely, quality, safety, efficiency, and cost [1-3]. David Blumenthal, the former national coordinator for health IT at the Department of Health and Human Services, has argued that EHR systems will “improve caregivers’ decisions and patients’ outcomes” and “mark our progress toward electronically connected, information-driven medical care” [4].

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