Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

eclinical works lawsuit
By Tom Sullivan 11:19 am June 01, 2017
As part of a landmark settlement, the EHR vendor must transfer client data to rival EHR companies for free.
eClinicalWorks whistleblower: NYC health department was indifferent to EHR flaws

Brendan Delaney was a New York City government employee implementing the eClinicalWorks EHR system at Rikers Island for prisoner healthcare

By Bill Siwicki 08:57 pm May 31, 2017
Misplaced records, medication module errors, flawed lab results tracking and security issues should have been taken more seriously, Brendan Delaney says. 
DOJ settlement with eClinicalWorks

The eClinicalWorks booth at HIMSS17. (via Twitter)

By Tom Sullivan 08:28 pm May 31, 2017
As if the hefty settlement fine execs had to pay wasn’t enough, the vendor also has to offer free upgrades, transfer customer’s data to rival EHR vendors for free, and employ an independent personal watchdog. 
ONC regulation
By Tom Sullivan 04:20 pm May 31, 2017
The industry group calls on the HHS secretary to rein in the Office of the National Coordinator from unnecessarily burdensome regulatory authority.
JAMA study shows EHR copy and paste problems
By Mike Miliard 02:29 pm May 31, 2017
Of thousands of Epic notes examined by UCSF researchers, just 18 percent were newly entered by clinicians.
By Jessica Davis 02:12 pm May 30, 2017
CORHIO will launch its first use case in June, while a second use case centered around connected care management platform will launch at a later date.
IT infrastructure for precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 01:02 pm May 30, 2017
From establishing centralized support and building a clinical trial management system to improving data integration with its Epic EMR, the academic medical center has worked extensively to put the pieces in place for genomics.

Lady Cilento Children's Hospital (Queensland Children's Hospital) under construction in Brisbane, March 2014. (Wikimedia Commons)

By Jessica Davis 12:30 pm May 26, 2017
Five Queensland Health hospitals were forced back to pencil and paper after the IT failure, and the system will likely remain sluggish for at least a week.
Rush Health launches HIE
By Bernie Monegain 01:25 pm May 25, 2017
The HIE aggregates clinical information from Epic and AllScripts EHRs, but plans are underway to include all electronic health record systems.
Cerner DoD EHR
By Tom Sullivan 01:16 pm May 25, 2017
Zane Burke told investors said that the same EHR technology used for subs can benefit rural providers that are often in regions with scarce connectivity.

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