Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

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By Jessica Davis 03:59 pm April 30, 2018
Issues with data standardization and the differences in regulations inhibit their potential.
Telehealth InTouch Health buys Reach Health

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By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm April 30, 2018
With the new acquisition, the virtual care company says it's building out its platform to better handle interoperability and data management continuity for small physicians practices and multi-hospital systems alike.
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By Mike Miliard 03:12 pm April 27, 2018
Health IT professionals offer their opinions about what the project might be able to accomplish for patient engagement and consumer-mediated exchange – and how ready smaller providers might be to someday try it themselves.
DoD EHR rollout

Senator Murray speaking during the Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing on April 26. Credit: senate.gov

By Jessica Davis 11:39 am April 27, 2018
While the Defense Department has hailed the pilot stage of its Cerner EHR implementation as successful, Sen. Patty Murray outlined a list of concerns over tech issues.
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Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir is among the hospitals in the UNC Health Care system. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:37 am April 27, 2018
Using the company's "Happy Together" tool, UNC was able to document 12 percent of A1c test completions and 8.1 percent of flu shot completions from external data sources.
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Cape Fear Valley Health in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 02:12 pm April 26, 2018
By replacing two Cerner systems, the North Carolina health system aims for a broader view, helping its physicians, nurses and IT staff work more collaboratively to serve patients with what it described as a comprehensive health record.
Providers still struggle to put clinical data to use.
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By Leidos 09:30 am April 26, 2018
Providers still struggle to put clinical data to use.
CMS meaningful use
By Susan Morse 03:54 pm April 25, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services effort to reduce regulatory burdens are being warmly received but the industry appears less excited about price transparency and patient access to EHR data stipulations.
mayo clinic Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 02:25 pm April 25, 2018
As ambitious as consolidating onto a single electronic health record platform is, there’s even more to Mayo Clinic’s plan that took nearly five years to complete.
VA EHR
By Jessica Davis 01:18 pm April 25, 2018
The House Appropriations Committee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs voted to fund the VA’s planned

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