Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

ONC chief Donald Rucker
By Bernie Monegain 12:01 pm April 03, 2017
Long history of clinical and technology work should benefit the nation’s hub for healthcare IT policy.
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By Lenovo Health 09:10 am April 03, 2017
Although most of the health industry has moved records and administrative processes from paper to digital, human error remains a costly issue. Implementing health IT solutions, particularly a unique health safety identifier (UHSI), can eliminate the ongoing challenges of duplicate records, patient identity theft and payment fraud.
ONC updates SAFER guides
By Mike Miliard 01:18 pm March 31, 2017
In addition to checklists and templates to help improve quality and safety, the new guides offer tips on prevention and mitigation of ransomware.

IBM Watson Health at the HIMSS17 conference.

By Bernie Monegain 07:01 am March 30, 2017
IBM Watson Health will adopt SNOMED CT for use in Watson Health work, SNOMED International and IBM Watson announced today.
By John Andrews 01:37 pm March 28, 2017
Real engagement means managing hospital workflow, still-emerging relationships with post-acute practices and a complex customer dynamic for payers and providers alike.
Carolinas HealthCare
By Jessica Davis 03:06 pm March 27, 2017
The health system drastically reduced documentation time and number of clicks within its Cerner EHR after a three-year optimization project.  
By Jessica Davis 12:05 pm March 27, 2017
Urology Austin, a healthcare provider with locations throughout central Texas, began notifying its patients March 24 that hackers may have accessed patient records that included names, dates of birth, addresses, medical information and Social Security numbers.
By John Andrews 10:32 am March 27, 2017
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are fast accelerating the insights that can be gleaned from the granular descriptions enabled by ICD-10.
Maury Regional Cerner EHR

Maury Regional CEO Alan Watson

By Bernie Monegain 12:03 pm March 24, 2017
The Tennessee-based health system said it is replacing Meditech and NextGen with Cerner’s hosted Millennium electronic health record, revenue cycle management and transaction services.
MidMichigan Health Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 10:40 am March 24, 2017
CIO Dan Waltz said that moving to a new electronic health record platform gives the health system an opportunity to transform patient care.

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