Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Is Apple poised to enter EHR market?
By Bernie Monegain 01:09 pm November 22, 2017
Apple is not the lone tech giant showing an interest in healthcare: Amazon, too, has kept a close eye on the market.
Banner Health Epic to Cerner EHR

University Medical Center, Tuscon, Arizona, campus. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 11:58 am November 22, 2017
New EHR has slowness issues and workflow delays that are causing longer patient wait times, a Banner spokesperson said.
Shawnee Mission Medical Center hits Stage 7

Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Kansas. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 11:14 am November 22, 2017
Engagement and documentation key to the medical center’s success, group says.
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm November 21, 2017
Hospitals and health systems want to consolidate their various cardiology IT solutions, according to a new report from KLAS, but challenges related to clinician workflow and the ability to consolidate structured reporting with a single vendor have hindered such initiatives.

Credit: Emerus

By Mike Miliard 09:42 am November 21, 2017
By redesigning IT processes with help from Citrix and close input from clinicians, the health system is driving efficiency, bolstering security and boosting morale.
HIMSS Analytics
By Tom Sullivan 12:08 pm November 17, 2017
Providers in other countries have similar challenges and priorities to the U.S., but there are some differences as well.
eClinicalWorks lawsuit
By Jessica Davis 10:56 am November 17, 2017
The class action lawsuit filed Thursday by the estate of a cancer patient, claimed he was unable to determine when cancer symptoms began due to the EHR vendor’s faulty software.
CHIME drops National Patient ID Challenge
By Bill Siwicki 04:48 pm November 16, 2017
Experts point to ONC’s own challenge as evidence that algorithms are a more effective approach to the patient record matching problem.
Cerner DoD EHR
By Mike Miliard 04:16 pm November 16, 2017
The VistA replacement will be built off the MHS Genesis work already in progress for the Defense Department.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 12:02 pm November 15, 2017
While EHRs and information security get all the attention, there are more immediate opportunities for the distributed digital ledger technology.  

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