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Crisp Regional Health goes to Cerner for EHR
By Bernie Monegain 05:05 pm May 16, 2018
Crisp executives expect the new tech platform will streamline operations and improve patient care.
post-op recovery app for patients used by hospitals

SeemlessMD app is among the apps utilized in hospitals to deliver customized daily lessons to those with scheduled surgeries to help better prepare for surgery and assist with post-op recovery.

By Bill Siwicki 02:54 pm May 16, 2018
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center's new workflow includes a customized app for surgical patients who don’t have easy access to physicians.
Veterans Affairs EHR modernization project
By Jessica Davis 02:36 pm May 16, 2018
In the last four months, the agency has lost about 40 senior staffers and the lack of experienced IT leadership puts the EHR modernization project at risk, 11 Congressional members argue.
Sutter health cybersecurity breach in california

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By Jessica Davis 01:21 pm May 16, 2018
The activation of a fire suppression system of one of the health system’s data centers on Monday shut down its Epic EHR and other information systems.
Athenahealth takeover bid
By Bernie Monegain 11:02 am May 16, 2018
Activist investor blasts cloud-based EHR company for not responding a week after receiving the notice.
EHR vendors record on interoperability

There are 16 distinct EHR platforms in the marketplace today.

By Tom Sullivan 10:07 am May 16, 2018
Hospitals have a complex web of electronic health record vendors but once data sharing broadens it will open the door to innovation.
Sponsored
By 09:57 am May 16, 2018
How do we ensure the reliability, scalability, performance and dependability of EMRs and innovate at the same time?
medical student IT graduates
By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm May 15, 2018
The American Medical Association's Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium seeks to train new physicians with EHRs, pop health and value-based care in mind.
NHS England talks with HIMSS International about UK eHealth week

Matthew Swindells, from NHS England, chats with Charles Alessi, MD, of HIMSS International, about how the U.K. health system is evolving in the age of technology during eHealth Week. Credit: HIMSS TV

By Mike Miliard 03:11 pm May 15, 2018
A new report from KLAS shows NHS data sharing to be cumbersome and disruptive to clinical workflows.
Sequoia Project restructures
By Mike Miliard 02:32 pm May 15, 2018
eHealth Exchange will become both a member of Carequality and an implementer of its standards, helping expand its presence to other participants.

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