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hospital EHR EMRAM Stage 7

Credit: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital

By Bill Siwicki 03:17 pm April 20, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital shares lessons learned on the strategies it set and the challenges overcame to hit the highest level of IT adoption.
Lean EHR documentation
By Mike Miliard 04:50 pm April 19, 2018
Mayo Clinic researchers write in an AHIMA report that the process technique could improve electronic health record efficiency and overall satisfaction by users.
By Bernie Monegain 01:58 pm April 16, 2018
The Michigan hospital joins a growing legion of smaller hospitals that are subscribing to cloud-based EHR, revenue cycle and patient portals, among other services.
DNA sequencing saves lives

Credit: Geisinger Health

By Bernie Monegain 03:12 pm April 11, 2018
With 194,670 people participating in Geisinger's MyCode initiative, 3 percent have genetic variants that can be used to forecast health problems, and the number is expected to rise.
Acting VA Secretary Wilkie urges Congress to pass Choice reform

VA Acting Secretary Robert Wilkie. Credit: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 02:06 pm April 10, 2018
The Choice Program was designed to shorten wait times and ease travel burdens for veterans. But Congress failed to pass the reform package last month.
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush
By Bernie Monegain 07:05 am April 06, 2018
A major overhaul of the company's structure, with new standalone micro-services leading to more products than are currently available, just might result in "marvelous change," he says.
patient safety
By Bernie Monegain 06:09 am April 06, 2018
Healthcare leaders Robert Wachter, David Bates, Leah Binder and Tejal Gandhi take the pulse of how far patient safety has come in recent decades – and point toward the work that lies ahead.
Vanderbilt creates AI and NLP voice assistant for Epic EHR

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

By Bill Siwicki 06:23 am April 05, 2018
Caregivers can interact with the EHR using natural language queries and more quickly get the answers they need in an unobtrusive manner.
telehealth
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:57 pm April 03, 2018
Generational divides surface between millennials, Generation Xers and baby boomers in how they engage with healthcare providers.
NQF weighs in on meaningful measures
By Mike Miliard 01:37 pm March 30, 2018
Measure Applications Partnership wants better alignment and purpose for the myriad quality measures hospitals, practices and LTPAC sites have to report.

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