Electronic Health Records

DHMS Program Executive Officer Stacy Cummings

By Jessica Davis 10:29 am February 09, 2017
The Department of Defense turned on its electronic health record pilot MHS Genesis at the Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington, Defense Healthcare Management Systems announced via Twitter on Tuesday.

Jeff Bourgeois, president and CEO of San Juan Regional Medical Center, expects new technology will boost patient care and also efficiency.

By Bernie Monegain 12:16 pm February 08, 2017
Hospital system is rolling out EHR, population health platform, data warehouse and revenue cycle management technologies in consolidation from more than 75 existing applications.
NIST EHR copy paste
By Mike Miliard 12:54 pm February 07, 2017
In collaboration with ECRI, a new report outlines best practices, suggesting that copy-and-paste data should be easily identifiable, with its original source easy to discern.
Interoperability FHIR population health

Greg Kuhnen and Hollie Freeman

By Tom Sullivan 04:19 pm February 06, 2017
Experts from the Advisory Board weigh in on progress made during the last 12 months, take a look at how widespread health data exchange can enable hospitals to better serve patients and address lingering questions about interoperability. 
By Ray Pelosi 01:28 pm February 06, 2017
Acknowledgement of the value of interoperability – and the desire to implement it – are seemingly widespread in healthcare. So why is the industry still so short of achieving it?
Indiana University EHR pediatric

Stephen Downs, MD

By Mike Miliard 12:30 pm February 03, 2017
Digital Health Solutions, a startup launched by two Indiana University School of Medicine professionals, is commercializing software it says will help pediatricians better target care for their patients.
AHIMA information governance
By Susan Morse 08:24 am February 03, 2017
As more and more hospitals implement IG initiatives, the biggest upside is proving to be the money they save, according to AHIMA director of information governance Ann Meehan.

"The roadmap from the ONC has veered off into multiple paths, so it has become a 'choose your own adventure book' process," said Theresa Bell, president and CTO of Kno2. "It speaks to the complexity of it."

By John Andrews 10:12 am February 02, 2017
The path to interoperability has been a circuitous one over the past 13 years, veering off in directions that weren't anticipated when the concept became an industry-wide initiative in 2004.
By Jessica Davis 09:44 am February 02, 2017
The funding will help integrate PMP data into provider and pharmacist clinical workflow, using NarxCare technology developed by Kentucky-based Appriss, which will connect the state's PMP to provider and pharmacy EHRs.
Cerner Zane Burke open interoperability

Cerner president Zane Burke said that advancing interoperability is a moral obligation for the healthcare industry. 

By Bernie Monegain 09:01 am February 02, 2017
The health IT giant is focusing its $700 million R&D budget on EMR usability, interoperability, revenue cycle management, population health. 

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