Electronic Health Records

By Mike Miliard 11:51 am February 01, 2017
The new initiative aims to takes the guesswork out readiness, articulating threats, mapping them to CSF controls and giving healthcare organizations a blueprint for better cybersecurity posture.
By John Andrews 10:30 am February 01, 2017
EHRs have become an integral part of healthcare delivery, but there is a sense that they aren't fulfilling their enormous potential as conduits for personal health information, patient diagnostics, point-of-care decision support and more.

 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

By Mike Miliard 11:03 am January 31, 2017
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have both recently been revalidated for Stage 7 status on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model.
By Jessica Davis 10:56 am January 31, 2017
Epic landed the top spot for Overall Software Suite in the 2017 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report, for the seventh consecutive year. It also earned the top Overall Physician Practice Vendor and Best in KLAS awards in eight other segments.
Allscripts CEO Paul Black EHR

Allscripts CEO Paul Black

By Tom Sullivan 09:07 am January 31, 2017
The electronic health record maker has built out its suite to enable integration with third-party apps and competing EHR systems, its chief executive said. 
Jonathan Bush athenahealth
By Jonathan Bush 12:35 pm January 30, 2017
athenahealth’s CEO said that hospital executives should stop tolerating software that users hate and, instead, demand a new set of core competencies from their technology vendors. And he pointed to Waze, Google and Kayak as examples to emulate. 
John Muir
By Henry Powderly 09:19 am January 30, 2017
Chief Financial Officer Christian Pass said the company scrutinized tech spending to more effectively manage EHR disaster recovery and underlying operating systems.
Epic patient engagement HIMSS17
By Bernie Monegain 09:10 am January 30, 2017
The EHR vendor is also bringing the ‘Make More Money with Epic’ campaign, designed to highlight the value clients are reaping from Epic technology and how to replicate it.

Chart courtesy of DirectTrust (more here).

By Mike Miliard 01:34 pm January 27, 2017
DirectTrust CEO David Kibbe, MD, says the platform is helping connect 'hundreds of different vendors' EHR, PHR and other IT products,' as clinicians are coming up with new and innovative ways to use it.
HIMSS Analytics telemedicine biometric
By Mike Miliard 03:55 pm January 26, 2017
HIMSS Analytics' most recent Essentials Brief offers a look back at health IT market trends in 2016 – and ahead to the rest of this year and beyond, projecting purchasing demand for 81 different applications in 2017 and 2018.  

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