Posts by Wendy Meyeroff:

Program Seeks to Merge Electronic Health Data and Genomic Data

by   |   May 20, 2013   |   Leave a comment

A critical shortcoming of electronic health records is that they can’t hold and analyze much of the ancillary data like lab and imaging test results that health care experts need in a timely fashion. Researchers at the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) network are working to address this problem. Read More…

Data Quality Study Shows the Potential of Electronic Health Records

by   |   February 11, 2013   |   Leave a comment

Findings from health informatics researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College offer reassurance that even though electronic health records (EHRs) tend towards analyzing data on a technical, rather then instinctive level, they almost always offer health professionals the same health insights as manually-kept health records. Read More…