Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Bernie Monegain 12:16 pm February 07, 2018
President Zane Burke says revenue cycle, population health were among the technologies driving 2017 fourth quarter, while the VA still has yet to sign a contract for VistA modernization.
By Bernie Monegain 02:17 pm February 06, 2018
PCMC becomes the latest hospital to turn to a hosted electronic health record.
CMS meaningful use requirements
By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am February 06, 2018
Hospitals can improve the overall process by getting the right people involved, institutions flexibility of data capture, and create a feedback loop.
EHR data diabetes
By Bill Siwicki 03:19 pm February 05, 2018
Researchers found that using machine learning algorithms pinpointed 25 percent more diabetics at risk of kidney damage than clinical tools and human judgment.
EHR alerts

By integrating information from the EHR with a drug knowledge database, the workflow change can reduce nuisance alerts.

By Bernie Monegain 01:51 pm February 05, 2018
A consolidated architecture that combines patient data EHR with medication information could enable more informative and actionable medication alert systems, Charlie Hart says.
patient data access
By Mike Miliard 09:55 am February 05, 2018
The increase in patient engagement efforts in recent years has caused some basic rethinking of long-held assumptions about how to foster wellness. Technology is a big must-have, of course. But what about the ownership of data?

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By Mike Miliard 12:41 pm February 02, 2018
Just three months after it revised its expectations for 2017 earnings and announced big layoffs,  the company signed new clients in Q4 and kept a lid on expenses.
Epic EHR

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By Mike Miliard 03:06 pm February 01, 2018
Following its announced merger with Epic client Aurora, the health system says the single-platform will replace its mix of Cerner, eClinicalWorks and Allscripts.
Epic EHR live in Saudi Arabia

Credit: John Hopkins

By Bernie Monegain 02:43 pm February 01, 2018
Hospital CEO said it is the first in Saudi Arabia to go-live on Epic.
HIMSS Stage 7

Kris Wilson, CIO at Hilo Medical Center will be speaking about achieving HIMSS Stage 7 at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Bill Siwicki 02:12 pm February 01, 2018
Hospital exec says help from everyone within an organization is needed to hit that milestone.

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