Posts Tagged ‘EMR’

Mandatory Vaccine Reporting Begins October 1, 2019

About the New Requirement As of October 1, 2019, all vaccinations administered in the State of Maryland are required to be reported to Maryland’s Immunization Information System, ImmuNet. This new requirement was passed into law during the 2019 legislative session, and is codified in State Statute §18–109(d)(6)(I)3. ImmuNet is Maryland’s Immunization Information System; it is…

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Death by a Thousand Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

In an attempt to make health care better, safer, and cheaper, the U.S. government pursued mass conversion of paper medical charts to electronic health records. $36 billion and ten years later, a joint investigation by Fortune and Kaiser Health News argues what physicians already knew- that the digital revolution has gone wrong. Top 5 Takeaways, courtesy of NPR: Patient…

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