SMART platform ‘promising’ for EHRs

FierceEMR, March 21, 2012 — Marla Durben Hirsch
The Substitutable Medical Applications, Reusable Technologies (SMART) platform appears to be a “promising approach” to improve electronic health records now that phase one of the project has been completed, according to its developers. The creators report this week in the Journal of American Medical Informatics Association that unlike current proprietary EHR systems, the SMART platform operates as a standard base platform to which users can add or subtract modular third-party applications, similar to the methodology used by iPhone or Android…