Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

McKesson InterQual HIMSS17

McKesson vice president Nilo Mehrabian said the software will make medical necessity reviews more efficient and enable nurses to spend more time looking at exceptions. 

By Tom Sullivan 08:30 am February 20, 2017
The vendor partnered with the National Decision Support Company to create what it claims is the first software that extracts clinical data from EHRs to streamline medical reviews and prior authorizations. 
athenahealth at-risk patients

athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush

By Bill Siwicki 08:01 am February 20, 2017
By leveraging the scale of its network, athenahealth said it is able to identify and activate providers treating patients who may have a high likelihood of being impacted by recent clinical guidance.
Polina Hanin at HIMSS17

Polina Hanin, academy director at StartUp Health, at Sunday’s Venture+ Forum in Orlando.

By Susan Morse 01:46 pm February 19, 2017
On the other hand, EHR companies are losing out to digital health firms.
By Gus Venditto 10:33 am February 19, 2017
A new HIMSS initiative is working to showcase interoperability at the 2020 games.
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By Lenovo Health 08:46 am February 17, 2017
Health IT solutions must address patient ID challenges along the care continuum. As virtual care grows to engage a wider breadth of patients, the industry needs to look at innovative ways to ensure ID security.
EHR Nuance HIMSS Analytics

Nuance senior vice president of healthcare marketing Brenda Hodge

By Bill Siwicki 03:02 pm February 15, 2017
Two-thirds of healthcare organizations have increased staff to boost EHR adoption, according to a study by Nuance Communications and HIMSS Analytics to be released next week at the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition.
Epic Geisinger EHR population

Epic president Carl Dvorak said the deal will help create a community of learning and feedback. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:47 am February 15, 2017
The initiative aims to help Epic shops improve care manager efficiency and compliance with evidence-based clinical best practices.

Jonathan Bush, athenahealth's CEO, said electronic data exchange for health plans will reduce "friction between health plans and providers in clinical data and quality reporting."

By Jessica Davis 10:27 am February 15, 2017
A new health plan data exchange service from athenahealth offers support its providers who exchange clinical data with payers for quality management, risk adjustment and performance management programs, the company announced Wednesday.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 10:02 am February 15, 2017
Patients will always receive care across multiple venues, and that means healthcare providers must learn how to exchange data. Application programming interfaces are the way forward for interoperability.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 01:30 pm February 13, 2017
The health IT industry is diligently working to understand and address the evolution of the healthcare consumer. But it is still a reactive response, rather than the proactive and strategic approach that's needed.

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