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Electronic Medical Record

EDITORIAL: Medical records should be easily accessible

The point of requiring electronic medical records is to make patient information easily accessible. But in Northwest Indiana, that hasn't happened yet.

December 16, 2013 12:00 am

State makes vaccine records available online

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier parents will no longer need to rely on a list of dates handwritten by a doctor to know whether their child has received all of his or her vaccinations.

July 23, 2012 6:30 pm Related


Information exchange helps NWI hospitals know patients faster

MERRILLVILLE | A majority of Northwest Indiana's hospitals are working with the nation's largest electronic health information exchange to connect hospitals and physicians to important patient information.

December 19, 2011 4:00 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: An EPIC milestone in region health care

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: An EPIC milestone in region health care

When choosing health care, people look for convenience of service and quality of care. There is no shortage of either in Northwest Indiana. There are outpatient centers, clinics and hospitals conveniently located throughout the area to meet the health care needs of patients.

March 20, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Health care reform won't be easy

Health care providers are facing a major change in the way they keep records, so it's not surprising they are nervous about the switch. They need help to make sure the implementation goes smoothly.

February 27, 2011 12:00 am

Purdue group to discuss electronic medical records

MERRILLVILLE | A guest speaker at the next meeting of the Northwest Indiana Healthcare Council intends to help council members become more efficient and receive financial incentives by becoming "meaningful users" of electronic medical records.

February 18, 2011 12:00 am
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