| Linking Records from Separate EHRs Becomes a Reality |
Memorial Care, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Miller Children's Hospital
and Talbert Medical Group (Long Beach, Calif. - August 27, 2008)
When Francine Fox, 76, went to the emergency department at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center with a breathing problem, she didn't know how long it would take the hospital to obtain her medical records from her regular physician at Talbert Medical Group. She also didn't know that she would be making history, as the first patient in the world to have her clinic and hospital medical records linked between separate organizations through a system called Care Everywhere. More
SHS Conference and Expo 2009
April 1-4, 2009
If you are responsible for quality, cost and safety within the health care field, the Society for Health Systems Conference and Expo 2009 is your destination. The ideal setting for quality improvement and productivity professionals, offering cutting-edge solutions for efficient health care processes. The SHS Conference and Expo 2009 will be held in conjunction with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference (HIMSS) in Chicago at the McCormick Place, April 1-4, 2009. Mark the dates!
2009 Student Paper Competition
The winners of the Student Paper Competition will present their projects during the SHS Conference.
The competition recognizes outstanding work that demonstrates the use of IE skills in improving health care-related products, processes or services.
Submission deadline: January 15, 2009
Winners will be notified by February 15, 2009.
More information on the competition