Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

patients don't like EHR portals
By Mike Miliard 04:19 pm July 24, 2017
Just one-third of patients offered visibility into their health data took advantage of it, according to a recent report, which offers recommendations for improving patient access.
incentivize mental health providers to buy EHRs
By Jessica Davis 01:54 pm July 24, 2017
The bipartisan legislation is part of a CMS Innovation Center project to promote EHR adoption for the improvement of care quality and interoperability.
doctor practices high cost of IT maintenance
By Mike Miliard 12:13 pm July 24, 2017
MGMA survey shows some spending $19,000 per doctor, per year.
eClinicalWorks certification
By Tom Sullivan 12:06 pm July 24, 2017
Here’s a look at issues in eClinicalWorks electronic health record that could create difficulties for clients, what the company has done since the DOJ settlement, and actions it recommends customers take now.
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am July 24, 2017
Interoperability project enables clinicians to get patient information within their EHR workflow.
protected health information

A screensnap from the PatientMD app.

By Mike Miliard 03:04 pm July 21, 2017
The number of trusted Direct addresses able to share protected health information grew 15 percent to nearly 1.5 million in the second quarter, the information exchange group said.
Meditech to launch CommonWell data-sharing
By Mike Miliard 01:13 pm July 21, 2017
The EHR vendor will be one of the first alliance members to deploy Argonaut Project FHIR specs to its customers, officials say.
Epic EHR rollout in NY
By Bernie Monegain 12:33 pm July 21, 2017
EHR vendor to replace Meditech and LSS systems in place at Jones Memorial Hospital since 1999.
Athenahealth profit
By Tom Sullivan 11:51 am July 21, 2017
The company’s sales also rose during a quarter that saw speculation about a future sale or takeover of the EHR vendor.
bill rolls back meaningful use EHRs
By Jessica Davis 11:32 am July 21, 2017
Introduced Thursday to the Energy and Commerce Committee, the bill would reduce the volume of future EHR-related significant hardship requests.

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