Workflow

Steward hospitals web-based EHR
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm December 05, 2017
The health system already uses Meditech's legacy platforms at many of its three-dozen inpatient sites, but is also rolling out the new cloud-based platform at community hospitals in four states.
EHR usability

CMS director and chief medical officer Kate Goodrich participated in a panel discussion at the ONC's Annual Meeting on Thursday. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 03:19 pm December 01, 2017
That goes for the way CMS serves its constituents as well as how it work with ONC in thinking about more usable and less burdensome EHRs.
Analytics company Empiric Health closes $3 million in ‘super seed financing’

A screensnap of Empiric Health's tools. 

By Bernie Monegain 01:24 pm November 30, 2017
Company’s services and technology are designed to help health systems uncover and address variations in procedures, the better to improve care and cut costs.
Halamka to steer new blockchain journal
By Bernie Monegain 12:29 pm November 28, 2017
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO named top editor for publication that will highlight positive and negative experiences with the digital ledger tech.
Banner Health Epic to Cerner EHR

University Medical Center, Tuscon, Arizona, campus. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 11:58 am November 22, 2017
New EHR has slowness issues and workflow delays that are causing longer patient wait times, a Banner spokesperson said.
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm November 21, 2017
Hospitals and health systems want to consolidate their various cardiology IT solutions, according to a new report from KLAS, but challenges related to clinician workflow and the ability to consolidate structured reporting with a single vendor have hindered such initiatives.

Credit: Emerus

By Mike Miliard 09:42 am November 21, 2017
By redesigning IT processes with help from Citrix and close input from clinicians, the health system is driving efficiency, bolstering security and boosting morale.
10 Health IT predictions for 2018
By Bill Siwicki 05:26 pm November 16, 2017
Emerging technologies will start to gain some firmer footing in the year ahead, moving out of pilot testing and into production environments.
Cerner DoD EHR
By Mike Miliard 04:16 pm November 16, 2017
The VistA replacement will be built off the MHS Genesis work already in progress for the Defense Department.
Meditech critical access EHR
By Mike Miliard 01:23 pm November 14, 2017
Called MaaS, the new web-based electronic health record enables small hospitals to be up and running with the technology within six months, the company says.

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