Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

AI in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 01:24 pm January 11, 2018
The companies will help healthcare clients improve quality and lower costs by using natural language processing and AI-based systems.
opioid crisis
By Mike Miliard 01:02 pm January 11, 2018
Premier survey shows executives at U.S. health systems are prioritizing their response to the crisis because technology may be among the most important tools to manage it.
Cerner CEO
By Bernie Monegain 05:04 pm January 10, 2018
Shafer takes over the position left vacant after the death of co-founder Neal Patterson.

UVM Medical Center Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 04:56 pm January 10, 2018
The six-year project will replace legacy electronic health records software and paper at UVM Health Network’s four hospitals.
cost of medical tests

A screenshot of Texas Hospital Association's 'Smart Ribbon' program. Credit: THA

By Mike Miliard 12:57 pm January 10, 2018
Baylor Scott & White Health physicians will have access to the EHR data stream to offer better insights into the cost and impact of their orders.
Ochsner opioid monitoring in Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 11:55 am January 10, 2018
New Orleans-based system becomes the latest to arm clinicians with tools for helping patients manage chronic pain while avoiding opioid addiction.
Natural language processing
By Bill Siwicki 10:37 am January 10, 2018
Health systems are using NLP tools to maximize the performance of existing risk arrangements and expand participation in value-based care programs.
Meditech partners with Arcadia

The new partnership will incorporate Arcadia's data into clinical delivery workflows within Meditech's Web EHR. Credit: Meditech

By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm January 09, 2018
Incorporating new data streams into the cloud-based electronic health record will help hospitals with population health and value-based reimbursement, officials say.
EHR satisfaction
By Jessica Davis 03:34 pm January 09, 2018
The biggest EHR winner in a new report gauging the majority of satisfied physicians was Practice Fusion – recently acquired by Allscripts – which operates almost exclusively in the ambulatory space.
Moving medications through multiple systems trip up medication safety efforts
Sponsored by
By BD 04:22 pm January 08, 2018
More than 50 percent of the respondents who participated in the 2017 Medication Management and Safety Study stated that the greatest gap in medication management occurs when transitioning from one place to another and at the patient bedside.

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