As most of you know, I’m usually all over April Fool’s Day on this site. I actually even had a great idea this year as well (some might remember my EMR Announcement last year), but with April Fool’s Day being on Sunday, I decided to pass this year. I’ll bring it back next year I’m sure.
As expected, Epic did another great job on their home page for April Fool’s Day. EpiCot partnership with Disney is pretty creative. Some might argue that the Epic campus is already EpiCot. Here’s a screenshot of it in case you missed it (click on the image twice to see it full size):
— Gennovate (@gennovate) April 2, 2012
Mark Dente describes a genomic EHR as being quite far away. Certainly it’s not going to happen tomorrow, but I think it’s a little closer than he describes in this article. Although, much of the genomic research is still just beginning so we’ll see how quickly it can scale up and produce results. That will be the key.
Check out the article in the tweet to learn more about Caradigm, GE’s healthcare partnership with Microsoft. It’s definitely all about the data.
Open Question: Do you know of any blogs that discuss EMR systems?: Hi everyone,I am looking for blogs written by medical assistants…
— local news trends (@localnewstrends) April 2, 2012
Never heard of any EMR blogs. Have you?
Hospital CIO increase utilization of consultants to execute healthcare mandate related projects including EMR implemen…lnkd.in/Cw6Kx7
— Yes_ITJobs (@Yes_ITJobs) April 2, 2012
Really? I wonder how well these consulting companies will do post-EHR incentive money. This will be interesting to see play out.