Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm November 10, 2017
Optimal clinical documentation could go a long way in improving research, education and patient safety.
VA EHR plans
By Jessica Davis 02:28 pm November 10, 2017
VA Secretary Shulkin said the agency plans to replicate the DoD EHR to create a single common system that will be implemented in 48 phases over the next 10 years.
prevent patient falls
By Bill Siwicki 01:54 pm November 10, 2017
Data from electronic health records combined with other technologies like analytics can help pinpoint patients at risk and encourage caregivers to intervene before a fall occurs.
VA email system
By Mike Miliard 11:30 am November 09, 2017
By weeding out low-priority messages and training clinicians how to optimize their inboxes, hospitals have helped enable more face time for quality care.
ONC contest winners
By Mike Miliard 02:42 pm November 08, 2017
Vynca, PIC-SURE and Information Softworks emerge from a crowded field with new strategies for probabilistic record matching.
KLAS report

Credit: Homecare Homebase

By Bill Siwicki 02:26 pm November 07, 2017
While Epic and Cerner lead in ambulatory, Thornberry, Homecare Homebase, MatrixCare, and Practice Velocity come out on top in their respective categories.
Tiger Institute joins Sequoia Project
By Mike Miliard 11:51 am November 07, 2017
The joint partnership between University of Missouri and Cerner with St. Louis-based SSM Health will make seamless transfer of data easier for participants.
Epic, Cerner, CVS align with Surescripts to make personalized prescription benefit, pricing info available in EHRs
By Tom Sullivan 08:23 am November 07, 2017
The company said more than half of U.S. physicians and nearly two-thirds of patients will now be able to view information about benefits and drug costs to make decisions together during office visits.

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By Mike Miliard 03:15 pm November 06, 2017
Informatics group aims to make patients' online access to physicians' clinical notes the standard of care.
Athenahealth closing Atlanta office
By Bernie Monegain 11:48 am November 06, 2017
In a filing to the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the EHR company said layoffs would begin on Dec. 18.

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