Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Cleveland Clinic names Ed Marx CIO
By Mike Miliard 12:39 pm July 18, 2017
The former HIMSS/CHIME CIO of the Year worked most recently at the Advisory Board Company, overseeing a major Epic EHR implementation at NYC Health + Hospitals.
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Randall Williamson is the director of healthcare at the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

By Mike Miliard 09:29 am July 18, 2017
As the agency sets about adopting a new EHR system, better data is necessary to assess provider efficiency and clinical efficacy, the congressional watchdog says.
DoD rolls out Cerner EHR

Naval Hospital Oak Harbor in Washington State.

By Bill Siwicki 04:04 pm July 17, 2017
Naval Hospital Oak Harbor in Washington State has transitioned to the MHS GENESIS electronic health record, marking a milestone as the inpatient components are now officially deployed.
veterans affairs health
By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm July 17, 2017
David Waltman has worked in two capacities at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and most recently at startup focused on better using health IT to help vets and service members.
CMS EHR overpayments

Seema Verma. Photo via Twitter

By Tom Sullivan 11:34 am July 17, 2017
The agency overpaid hospitals $730 million and now two U.S. Senators want to know why it hasn’t tried harder to get that money back.
By Jessica Davis 01:07 pm July 14, 2017
Since the committee wasn’t provided data about the cost of a new EHR system, the Senate will need to reevaluate funds to replace VistA at a later date.
athenahealth EHR vendor
By Bernie Monegain 10:57 am July 14, 2017
CEO Jonathan Bush says new financial leader needed to manage the growing scale of the health IT firm.
By Mike Miliard 09:35 am July 14, 2017
Deloitte, PwC, Impact Advisors and others all touted for helping healthcare providers get their projects off and running.

Western Missouri Medical Center. Photo via Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 02:10 pm July 13, 2017
Western Missouri Medical Center says move will streamline the department while allowing them to save on costs.
Mayo Clinic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 02:02 pm July 13, 2017
The health system rolled out the first two dozen instances of a new EHR that will replace Cerner and GE software, integrate patient records, and require user training for more than 51,000 employees.

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