The State of the Art of Electronic Health Records – Infographic

In the next 10 years, data science and software will do more for medicine than all of the biological sciences together” Vinod Khosla, venture capitalist Last year, Vaccine Nation reported on research suggesting that the adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHR) could dramatically increase the ability of public health authorities to track immunizations amongst patient. EHR does away with inefficient …

Electronic Health Records help tackle vaccine-preventable diseases, study shows

Using an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system could help tackle vaccine-preventable diseases by speeding the collection of immunization data and improving vaccine data sharing, researchers at Columbia University School of Nursing have found. In the US, tracking vaccinations has been difficult in cases where patients are treated by multiple providers and patient records are scattered. Immunization registries should help consolidate …