AHRQ, CMS announce new children’s EHR format The advantages of electronic health records could become more widely available to children through an EHR format for children'today by the U s healthcare announced.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Click to read more about the treatment . Developing use of EHRs continues to boost the quality and security of health care in the United States, but many existing EHR systems are not tailored to fully capture or process health information about children. The EHR format for children's health care announced today includes recommendations for child-specific data elements such as vaccines and functionality which will enable EHR programmers to broaden their products to add modules tailored to kids's health.
As its part of the in-country component of the global screening campaign, AHF/Cambodia CARES has committed to testing 12,000 people for HIV throughout the month of November in Cambodia, one of the countries in the Asia Pacific region that has been hardest-strike by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. ‘With the beginning of the Water Festival, AHF/Cambodia CARES will get an early start and launch our country’s participation in the ‘Testing Millions’ World AIDS Day 2009 advertising campaign. We will be screening in Phnom Penh and other provinces and hyperlink those found to be positive to a clinic for follow up care and access to lifesaving antiretroviral treatment along with the positive prevention to stop the spreading of the virus, and the ones who found as harmful will learn about HIV prevention to keep them stay detrimental’ stated Chhim Sarath, M.D., AHF Nation Director for Cambodia.