Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Trump budget cuts to ONC
By Tom Sullivan 09:57 am June 08, 2017
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT needs more funding than the $38 million Trump allocated to advance interoperability, EHR usability and patient safety, a Pew official said.
mayo clinic precision decision support
By Mike Miliard 04:13 pm June 07, 2017
Licensing partnership with 2bPrecise aims to bring genomics into the EHR workflow.

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By Jessica Davis 03:59 pm June 07, 2017
A three-year study on a large mid-Atlantic hospital found that the laboratory department was hit the hardest during downtime, with patient identification as the largest challenge.
population health market epic, cerner, allscripts

Hospitals are investing in new population health platforms that enable patient-centric and quality-based care.

By Tom Sullivan 01:14 pm June 07, 2017
A wave of consolidation is coming, industry analysts say, and leading electronic health records platforms will emerge as more appealing to hospitals than standalone options.
surescripts e-prescribing
By Bernie Monegain 12:48 pm June 07, 2017
Electronic prescribing of controlled substances was up 256 percent in 2016, company says.
Epic contract for VA
By Bernie Monegain 10:57 am June 07, 2017
Government has shown itself as on-again, off-again on some of its IT projects.
Cerner DoD EHR
By Mike Miliard 03:23 pm June 06, 2017
With the massive DoD EHR modernization project still getting off the ground, the company scoops up a complementary contract for the VA that may dwarf it in size.
Coast Guard EHR vendor problems
By Tom Sullivan 03:10 pm June 06, 2017
USCG ranked interoperability with DoD and VA as a priority while Cerner, meanwhile, has been testing its software on submarines.
serving public health from population health
By Tom Sullivan 10:21 am June 06, 2017
Getting meaningful use and even CMS out of the way will pave the road for hospitals to find innovative new business models that are quickly becoming critical to the grand vision, hospital CIO, consultant say.
Cerner EHR replaces VA VistA

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, MD, addressed reporters at the White House on Monday to explain the agency's decision to update their EHR system with Cerner.

By Mike Miliard 04:06 pm June 05, 2017
Seamless interoperability with MHS Genesis will enable development of better treatment plans between VA and DoD physicians – and could help prevent veterans' suicides, which Shulkin says is his "top clinical priority."

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