Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

EHR interoperability
By Rob Barras 03:14 pm September 18, 2017
Advisory Board Senior Vice President Rob Barras discusses the need for providers to start locally to spark interoperability while recognizing there’s no one-size-fits-all approach.
Fix EHR usability problem
By John Glaser 11:09 am August 09, 2017
The veteran executive proposes a multi-pronged approach to ending the tyranny of wasted time and effort created by today’s technologies.
By Charles Coleman 06:07 am July 24, 2017
Don’t wait for your EHR vendors to bolt on pop health features when CMS already offers programs, tools, financial incentives and a roadmap for integrated, coordinated care.
EHR optimization Rob Barras
By Rob Barras 04:04 pm July 13, 2017
Advisory Board Senior Vice President Rob Barras shares a personal and tragic account that highlights the immediate need for technology that reduces dangerous variations in care.
medical devices

Sue Schade believes that making IT work for patients – and all players – get rid of ‘frenemies’ attitude.

By Sue Schade 03:49 pm June 16, 2017
Feeding data directly from a medical device into medical records has reduced errors, improved patient safety and increased caregiver efficiency.
By Mike Restuccia 02:27 am May 30, 2017
An electronic medical record implementation requires accuracy and precision. And making that happen demands a variety of skillsets, professional backgrounds and expertise. Here’s what worked for Penn Medicine. 
ira sachs EHR for veterans affairs
By Ira S. Sachs 08:55 am May 23, 2017
VA Secretary David Shulkin is currently in the process of deciding among electronic health record alternatives for the future. Here are the main aspects VA should take into account when making its pick.
By Sue Schade 06:54 am May 09, 2017
Customer service, account management and long-term value for the investment are among the key points in developing a good vendor relationship.

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, healthcare economist

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 08:53 am March 28, 2017
The remedy is in better design.
By Matthew Douglass 10:41 am February 16, 2017
Now that all certified EHRs share minimum functionality and can exchange information with each other, the time has come to refocus this entire industry on improving customer satisfaction.

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