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Appalachian Activates Allscripts Electronic Health Record


Appalachian Activates Allscripts Electronic Health Record   Electronic Health Record Appalachian Allscripts Appalachian Regional Healthcare System is confirming the successful implementation of Allscripts.

The (EHR) system from Allscripts will support Appalachian’s efforts to “revolutionize” the organization by providing single, integrated patient records with the same graphical interface across the health system.

According to an announcement from Appalachian this week, the addition of SCM will help Appalachian connect its community and deliver better coordinated care.

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U.K. Report Praises U.S. Veteran Health Administration’s Telehealth Program, Asks Why Adoption Remains Slow Across U.S.


U.K. Report Praises U.S. Veteran Health Administrations Telehealth Program, Asks Why Adoption Remains Slow Across U.S.   VHA Veterans Health Administration U.K National Health Service telhealth data telemedicine telehealth NHS National Health Service mobile healthcare mobile health data mobile health mHealth healthcare information healthcare data health information health data Electronic Health Record EHR system EHR A new report out of the U.K is praising the telehealth program sponsored by the U.S. Veterans Health Administration (VHA) — which is the largest telehealth project in the world — while also asking the question of why telehealth hasn’t gained more momentum and adoption across the U.S. healthcare system.

The new report, published by the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS), touts the VHA’s telehealth program as a prime example of how telehealth services should be rolled out on such a large scale.  Patients enrolled in the program — most of whom have chronic conditions such as heart failure, COPD, hypertension, diabetes, and post-traumatic stress disorder — receive free telemonitoring equipment and attention from care coordinators who teach them how to manage their own care.

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