Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

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.
HIMSS17

Top tips: Don't forget your walking shoes and remember you control your time.

By Sue Schade 03:55 pm February 15, 2017
The countdown to HISS17 continues. As I wrote last week, the best way to think about it is in three ways – education, vendors, and networking. This post is the second in a three-part series – focusing on vendors.
EHR direct liberate data
By Lisa Moon 07:25 am February 15, 2017
While healthcare entities are waiting for EHR vendors to make data more interoperable, a raft of emerging technologies are enabling information exchange in ways that work effectively today, according to Lisa Moon, a partner with the Timmaron Group. 
Phoenix Childrens CIO HIMSS17
By David Higginson 08:18 am February 10, 2017
Entrepreneurs and upstarts in the show floor nooks and crannies are a great place to find new ideas, insights and technologies that foretell coming trends. 
Allscripts CEO Paul Black

Allscripts CEO Paul Black

By Paul Black 08:03 am February 10, 2017
The EHR vendor’s chief executive weighs in on the industry's most exciting opportunities to improve care ahead of HIMSS17 and into the future.

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