02:07 pm October 14, 2014
Here's the good news: Seventy-seven percent of free-standing physician practices have an ambulatory electronic medical record system installed, and a robust 90 percent of hospital-owned providers are up and running with EMRs. But there's not-so-good news, too.
02:45 pm October 07, 2014
When announcing his company's seismic $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens Health Services this past summer, Cerner CEO Neal Patterson noted the deal was meant, in part, to help the electronic health record giant chart a course for the "post-meaningful use" era.
11:55 am September 30, 2014
In testimony before ONC's Health IT Policy Committee in August, Epic President Carl Dvorak made his case that the EHR giant is far more engaged with data sharing than some critics would contend.
02:29 pm September 29, 2014
With nearly 26 million Americans living with diabetes -- and racking up $245 billion in costs each year -- many stakeholders have been looking for innovative ways to help those individuals better keep tabs on their condition.
10:32 am September 25, 2014
Cerner will get a little help from its prestigious client, Intermountain Healthcare, when it prepares its bid for the Department of Defense EHR contract, which could be valued at up to $11 billion, according to the government.
02:34 pm September 18, 2014
"These folks really embrace technology, and they see the value in it and how it can help improve patient outcomes, and the bottom line, as well," said Mark Kilborn, CIO at Springhill Medical Center. As he sees it, Springhill IT staffers are always ready to exceed expectations.
11:05 am September 12, 2014
Electronic health record behemoth Epic Systems has inked a deal with a lobbying firm to work on its interoperability image -- one that has left a perception that Epic has a closed system that does not easily work well with other EHR systems.
09:11 am September 05, 2014
After looking at all the possible options, Denver-based National Jewish Health decided to go in-house to develop its patient portal, and that's without a major push.
02:52 pm August 27, 2014
With Stage 2 of a planned three stages just barely underway, it probably is too soon to assess the overall effect of the $27 billion federal EHR incentive program known as meaningful use.
11:13 am August 22, 2014
Health IT companies once again made it to the list of fastest growing companies this year, with three big name EHR vendors chief among them.