Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)
10:36 am August 25, 2015
Facing a new EHR implementation is like facing the bogeyman of health IT. Transition to a new system can be a nightmare. But as technology advances, such a move can be a necessity. These folks can help.
09:46 am August 20, 2015
Stakeholders are gathering to discuss next year's priorities. John Halamka, MD, outlines what's top of mind for healthcare IT leaders.
07:56 am August 07, 2015
There's a lot to be gleaned from tactics the Defense Department employed when announcing its EHR contract. Other federal agencies should be paying attention.
07:56 am August 06, 2015
The health IT industry has a second chance at building process-aware health information systems, if we proceed carefully and in the right manner. In this, the fourth part of my five-part series, are my suggestions on making workflow interoperability happen.
10:28 am August 04, 2015
To truly grasp what the industry is up against, we must understand where we're trying to go. And task interoperability is a key piece of the puzzle. I describe task interoperability in the second part of my five-part series on task and workflow interoperability.
06:41 am July 31, 2015
Back in the old days -- say, a whole 10 years ago -- thieves had to be physically inside a healthcare facility to steal patient information. How times have changed.
10:41 am July 28, 2015
Here's a hint: MA is the only national program that engages payers, providers and consumers to support all three elements of the Triple Aim.
09:18 am July 24, 2015
As healthcare organizations scramble to meet the progressively more ambitious data exchange thresholds of Meaningful Use, many are focusing on electronic health record integration projects for improved flow of clinical data to enable better care coordination across the healthcare continuum.
01:15 pm July 23, 2015
John Halamka, MD, discusses how he is using patient-generated healthcare data in his own care management activities.
01:50 pm July 22, 2015
There are many tools and features that patients want, but for practices to get the most from them, they need to be a part of a larger platform and integrate with other technologies, like billing solutions and EHRs.