Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

physician burnout
By Bernie Monegain 09:56 am January 16, 2018
Thomas Jefferson chief Stephen Klasko and athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush believe a healthcare system overhaul is not only necessary, but possible and will present their ideas at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas.
Cerner EHR Canada

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital in British Columbia, Canada. Photo via Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 03:46 pm January 15, 2018
The Ministry of Health's second investigation into Nanaimo's EHR project found that managers failed to leverage advice that could have helped prevent some of those issues.
Direct to consumer genetic testing
By Mike Miliard 03:16 pm January 15, 2018
A growth projection of 25.6 percent by 2022 is expected, says new Kalorama report, and so are changes in the doctor-patient relationship.
mission health EHR

Mission Health in Ashville, North Carolina

By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm January 15, 2018
The Cerner EHR adds the Zipnosis telehealth notes after each virtual visit and recently used its integrated platform to address a pertussis outbreak.
patient safety EHR
By Mike Miliard 04:11 pm January 12, 2018
With copy and paste rampant, UW Health chief medical information officer Shannon Dean says toolkits and vendors can help, but physicians need to take responsibility for proper clinical documentation.

A view from the CES show floor.

By Dave Muoio 02:23 pm January 12, 2018
Health data sharing, telemedicine, even federal value-based payment plans were all part of the excitement at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

A DaVita Kidney Care Center where an Epic EHR system will replace DaVita’s Falcon Platinum System. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 09:51 am January 12, 2018
The global organization will also tap Epic’s Care Everywhere Network as part of its new electronic health record deployment.
value-based healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 02:15 pm January 11, 2018
Experts from Cedars-Sinai, CVS Health, Blue Cross NC and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care discuss where value-based care is headed in 2018 and beyond.
AI in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 01:24 pm January 11, 2018
The companies will help healthcare clients improve quality and lower costs by using natural language processing and AI-based systems.
opioid crisis
By Mike Miliard 01:02 pm January 11, 2018
Premier survey shows executives at U.S. health systems are prioritizing their response to the crisis because technology may be among the most important tools to manage it.

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