Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

David Shulkin Veteran Affairs
By 10:30 am March 29, 2018
Now that President Trump has officially removed Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, the future is uncertain for the department's EHR project.
veterans affairs

VA Secretary David Shulkin speaks at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas in early March.

By Jessica Davis 08:10 pm March 28, 2018
The president announced the news on Twitter, and it is still unclear what the shakeup means for Cerner’s pending deal to overhaul the agency’s EHR.
apple healthcare plan
By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm March 28, 2018
Obama-era officials David Blumenthal and Aneesh Chopra say yes.
EHR usability
By Jeff Lagasse 03:04 pm March 27, 2018
New research found that software problems caused harm to a small percentage of patients in a test but the authors said the findings are likely below what a national study would uncover.
Clinical collaboration cancer center

Centra Regional Cancer Center in Lynchburg, Virginia. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:06 pm March 27, 2018
The tool has led to a complete restructuring of Centra Health's entire patient navigation process, says one clinician.
Phoenix Children's Hospital patient safety Allscripts

Phoenix Children's Hospital. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 09:59 am March 27, 2018
Phoenix Children’s CIO David Higginson and Allscripts CEO Paul Black discuss why patient safety innovation demands attention to human factors.
telehealth e-consults
By Bill Siwicki 02:11 pm March 26, 2018
Primary care physicians initiate completely digital consults with specialists, from within the health system's electronic health record.
VA Secretary David Shulkin
By Jessica Davis 01:54 pm March 26, 2018
While reports as late as Sunday said the VA Secretary was out, the White House Deputy Press Secretary says the president currently has no plans to let him go – although "that could change."
FHIR and Open APIs in healthcare

Russell Leftwich, MD, speaking at HIMSS18.

By Mike Miliard 10:06 am March 26, 2018
While developers can catch on to standards like FHIR quickly there’s more work to be done than simply adding them to EHRs and other clinical apps.
Hackensack Meridian partnership with Carrier Clinic
By Bernie Monegain 01:06 pm March 23, 2018
The organizations signed a letter of intent to collaborate on integrating behavioral health services to more effectively address issues such as the opioid epidemic.

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