Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Carroll Hospital lifts patient satisfaction scores

Carroll Hospital in Westminster, Maryland. Credit: Carroll Hospital

By Bill Siwicki 10:40 am November 14, 2017
The system boosted its overall rating by more than 15 points in just one quarter.
Black Book list of top IT vendors
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm November 13, 2017
But just 19 percent of LTPAC organizations have some technological capabilities of EHRs operational, report shows. Only 3 percent are using analytics to improve quality and efficiency.
doctors and EHRs
By Tom Sullivan 01:29 pm November 13, 2017
But only half of consumers think EHRs make healthcare safer, according to a new survey by HealtheLink.
By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm November 10, 2017
Optimal clinical documentation could go a long way in improving research, education and patient safety.
VA EHR plans
By Jessica Davis 02:28 pm November 10, 2017
VA Secretary Shulkin said the agency plans to replicate the DoD EHR to create a single common system that will be implemented in 48 phases over the next 10 years.
prevent patient falls
By Bill Siwicki 01:54 pm November 10, 2017
Data from electronic health records combined with other technologies like analytics can help pinpoint patients at risk and encourage caregivers to intervene before a fall occurs.
VA email system
By Mike Miliard 11:30 am November 09, 2017
By weeding out low-priority messages and training clinicians how to optimize their inboxes, hospitals have helped enable more face time for quality care.
ONC contest winners
By Mike Miliard 02:42 pm November 08, 2017
Vynca, PIC-SURE and Information Softworks emerge from a crowded field with new strategies for probabilistic record matching.
KLAS report

Credit: Homecare Homebase

By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm November 07, 2017
While Epic and Cerner lead in ambulatory, Thornberry, Homecare Homebase, MatrixCare, and Practice Velocity come out on top in their respective categories.
Tiger Institute joins Sequoia Project
By Mike Miliard 11:51 am November 07, 2017
The joint partnership between University of Missouri and Cerner with St. Louis-based SSM Health will make seamless transfer of data easier for participants.

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