Electronic Health Records

By Mike Miliard 05:56 pm February 22, 2017
The technology's implications for interoperability, privacy, claims processing and more are intriguing. But many challenges must be addressed before wider applications become possible.
Logicalis Epic EHR

Logicalis practice leader Ed Simcox

By Bill Siwicki 04:12 pm February 22, 2017
The new service is designed to help hospital CIOs make the best use of their internal Epic resources by giving physicians and nurses immediate access to a pool of Epic IT specialists for tier-one support.

Molly MacHarris, program lead at the Quality Measurement & Value-Based Incentive Group at CMS, speaking at HIMSS17 on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 05:22 pm February 21, 2017
At HIMSS17, clinicians get a primer on details of two of the more IT-focused components.
Micky Tripathi at HIMSS17

Argonaut leader Micky Tripathi at HIMSS17 in Orlando on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 12:41 pm February 21, 2017
At the HL7 booth, interoperability guru Micky Tripathi touts progress made on public APIs.
By Bernie Monegain 12:29 pm February 21, 2017
The new versions will provide pathways for providers who don’t need the full version of Epic.

Behavior science "is the new wave of design," said Kyra Bobinet, MD, at the HIMSS17 UX Forum.

By Mike Miliard 10:10 am February 21, 2017
"Healthcare is late to the game in terms of user experience," said Lorraine Chapman, senior director of healthcare at Macadamian, a UX design and development firm, at HIMSS17 on Monday.
By Tom Sullivan 11:12 am February 20, 2017
InterQual Auto Review promises to streamline medical reviews and prior authorizations.
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By Lenovo Health 09:05 am February 20, 2017
As medical identity theft continues to rise, so does its impact on the healthcare industry and patients. Prevention is possible with the right health IT solutions.
McKesson InterQual HIMSS17

McKesson vice president Nilo Mehrabian said the software will make medical necessity reviews more efficient and enable nurses to spend more time looking at exceptions. 

By Tom Sullivan 08:30 am February 20, 2017
The vendor partnered with the National Decision Support Company to create what it claims is the first software that extracts clinical data from EHRs to streamline medical reviews and prior authorizations. 
athenahealth at-risk patients

athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush

By Bill Siwicki 08:01 am February 20, 2017
By leveraging the scale of its network, athenahealth said it is able to identify and activate providers treating patients who may have a high likelihood of being impacted by recent clinical guidance.

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