Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Veterans Affairs EHR
By Jessica Davis 04:05 pm January 19, 2018
The proposed revision from VA Secretary Shulkin would allow the VA to share data to improve veteran care experience at community and HIE providers.
FHIR standards

HL7's FHIR specification was seen as the one with the most potential to have an impact in the next two years.

By Mike Miliard 01:34 pm January 19, 2018
Innovation was the largest divergence among results with only 14 percent having a dedicated innovation center and a third with no innovation plans in the next 24 months.
By Jessica Davis 12:04 pm January 19, 2018
Users took to Twitter to complain about the cloud EHR being down, with some unable to access patient information all day.
doctor burnout

Janae Sharp lost her husband to suicide and now she’s building a legacy for her children by blowing the doors open on the stigmatized subject.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:21 am January 19, 2018
HIMSS18 presenter and Health IT consultant Janae Sharp lost her husband to suicide and now believes clinician engagement tools can help doctors in the future.
Epic EHR

Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

By Bernie Monegain 02:52 pm January 18, 2018
Epic counters that hundreds of companies participate in its developer program.
By Jessica Davis 12:35 pm January 18, 2018
The agency contracted MITRE to perform an assessment and is pooling comments and recommendations for a final report due at the end of this month, the VA Secretary told the Senate VA committee.

Photo courtesy of eClinicalWorks

By Tom Sullivan 10:15 am January 18, 2018
The cloud-based electronic health record vendor will be showing new features and functionalities that CEO Girish Navani says make the software smarter so it helps doctors.
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By NTT Data 09:11 am January 18, 2018
Healthcare systems with well-functioning electronic health record (EHR) systems often find that smaller hospitals and clinics in their service area are in no such shape, hard-pressed to afford and operate a top-shelf EHR that would immensely improve care and enable them to mesh digitally with larger referral systems.
cerner EHR
By Jessica Davis 04:11 pm January 17, 2018
While circulating reports say DoD put its Cerner EHR replacement project on hold amid user complaints, the agency is in the middle of a planned 8-week assessment period at its four test sites.
EHR alert system

Innonvaccer at the IHI National Forum 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Credit: Innovaccer

By Tom Sullivan 10:16 am January 17, 2018
The software to be unveiled at HIMSS18 will tap algorithms to let clinicians know when a patient needs attention.

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