Title

"Focus: Technology" piece on how health care facilities are using technology to

Authors

Torrey Meeks

Source

Mainebiz

Date

3-6-2006

Pages

30-32

Abstract

"Focus: Technology" piece on how health care facilities are using technology to keep electronic medical records (EMR) secure, with a focus on Martin's Point Health Care, a three-facility health care organization in Maine and New Hampshire. Martin's Point will test biometric scanners (fingerprint readers), proximity sensors, and smart cards EMR systems. Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) currently uses a smart card system with multiple layers of security. With comments by Kim Fallona, electronic health record implementation manager at Martin's Point; Dr. John Vogt, pediatrician at Martin's Point; and Catherine Bruno, vice president and chief information officer at EMMC. With a related article on the Maine Health Information Network Technology (MHINT) project, and Suanne Singer, its director.

Subjects

Medical care, Martin's Point Health Care Center

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