Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Tom Sullivan 03:12 pm April 20, 2017
Most respondents from foreign countries report far fewer electronic health record dangers.
By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am April 20, 2017
With a total of 66 products in ONC’s Certified Health IT List, and many of those are modules rather than EHR platforms, hospital IT shops need to check-in with their vendors now. 
Tell us: Which commercial EHR should the VA pick to replace VistA?
By Tom Sullivan 08:43 am April 20, 2017
The decision is due by July, but many questions are cropping up about which path is actually best in the long-run.  
Black Book Cerner VistA
By Jessica Davis 01:04 pm April 17, 2017
The research firm ranked Cerner number one in all categories for the best vendor to replace VistA. Number 2? Allscripts. Epic struggled with cost control and go-lives.
EHR player NextGen eyes mobile tech with $34 million takeover of Entrada
By Bill Siwicki 11:49 am April 14, 2017
Company says it sees mobile health systems as some of the most valuable real estate in healthcare.  
HL7 moves FHIR closer to interoperability for precision medicine
By Tom Sullivan 08:28 am April 12, 2017
Health Level 7 genomics co-chair points to use cases in place today that other hospitals can adopt to advance precision medicine.
Tell us: How can EHRs be fixed?
By Henry Powderly 03:33 pm April 11, 2017
As complaints, especially from physicians, continue to mount, we'd love your ideas for making the platforms better.
Clunky EHRs have providers looking to the past
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am April 11, 2017
While nobody wants to go back to the pre-electronic health record days, pre-meaningful use is a whole other question.
HIMSS support creating unique patient identifiers to improve care delivery
By Bill Siwicki 01:14 pm April 10, 2017
HIMSS and 24 other organizations want the feds to support creating unique patient identifiers to improve care delivery.
HIMSS Analytics Brendan FitzGerald

HIMSS Analytics director Brendan FitzGerald speaking at Pop Health Forum in Boston.

By Tom Sullivan 02:34 pm April 04, 2017
But HIMSS Analytics director Brendan FitzGerald says you do need a core set of tech tools to get the job done.

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