Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Epic Nuance AI EHR

Epic President Carl Dvorak 

By Mike Miliard 11:07 am March 22, 2017
By bringing deep learning and natural language processing capabilities to the electronic health record, Nuance's computer-assisted physician documentation technology can help with quality improvement for value-based reimbursement, officials say.
Medsphere EHR cloud
By Mike Miliard 10:49 am March 21, 2017
With a new acute-care deployment, in addition to cloud-based migration of its ChartLogic outpatient EHR, practice management and patient portal technology, "the future of healthcare IT is in cloud-based applications," says Medsphere's CEO.
FHIR interoperability coexist HL7

Russell Leftwich

By Mike Miliard 07:36 am March 17, 2017
Russell Leftwich, MD, senior clinical advisor of interoperability at InterSystems and member of the HL7 board of directors, says IT professionals need to have a strategy for integrating the spec with existing standards into a hybrid model.
By Jessica Davis 05:18 pm March 14, 2017
Two Advisory Board research leaders discuss the current state of precision medicine – and what it will take for genomics to become part of routine care.
By Mike Miliard 01:10 pm March 14, 2017
A new report from ECRI Institute says suboptimal EHR management and CDS implementation pose safety risks to patients. It also raises concerns about patient identification and clinical process improvement activities.
Epic App Orchard open
By Bernie Monegain 01:15 pm March 13, 2017
The EHR vendor, which has been building the marketplace for some time, said App Orchard is now officially up and running.
datacenter cloud analytics

Richard Stroup of Children's Mercy in Kansas City said that the datacenter of the future will have very few on-site employees. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:22 am March 13, 2017
Prominent healthcare executives are predicting a drastic shift from on-premise IT infrastructure into the cloud. That includes electronic health records, clinical decision support and analytics. 
Google DeepMind blockchain health
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm March 10, 2017
DeepMind, the Google-owned artificial intelligence company, is developing a new technology similar to blockchain for secure tracking of patient health data.
VA VistA commercial EHR

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD

By Jessica Davis 03:30 pm March 09, 2017
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has more important priorities than software development, VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, told the House Committee on Veterans Affairs.  
Allscripts Cerner Epic

Allscripts CEO Paul Black (left), Epic CEO Judy Faulkner (center) and Cerner President Zane Burke

By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am March 09, 2017
Judy Faulkner, Zane Burke and Paul Black said during HIMSS17 interviews that they're offering APIs to foster innovation and tap into the industry's brightest minds to enable interoperability, patient identification, population health and more.

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