E-prescribing

By Mike Miliard 10:47 am May 08, 2012
Arguing that changes "are necessary to ensure that the meaningful use program lives up to its intended purpose," the American Medical Association on Monday submitted its comments on proposed Stage 2 criteria to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Marilyn Tavenner.
By Mike Miliard 11:10 am May 03, 2012
HIMSS Analytics has given Banner Health its Stage 7 Award for 17 of its 23 hospitals, located in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. The award recognizes attainment of the highest level on HIMSS' Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model.
By Bernie Monegain 11:03 am April 27, 2012
It was no ordinary quarterly meeting Thursday for Allscripts. Its chairman Phil Pead was, by many accounts, forced out. Three board members apparently resigned in protest. And this morning, the EHR vendor's shares have plunged almost 43 percent to $9.15.
By Bernie Monegain 11:26 am April 12, 2012
Walgreens will use e-prescribing network Surescripts' Clinical Interoperability services to electronically deliver patient data directly to primary care providers. The intent, say Walgreens officials, who announced the plan last month, is to improve the coordination of care.
By Bernie Monegain 09:32 am March 30, 2012
The American Medical Association (AMA) and state and national medical specialty societies are pleading with the government for relief from regulation and impending penalties.
By Bernie Monegain 09:40 am March 12, 2012
Walgreens will use Surescripts' Clinical Interoperability services to electronically deliver patient data directly to primary care providers. The intent, say Walgreens officials, is to improve the coordination of care.
By Mary Mosquera 10:32 am March 09, 2012
Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT hopes to see "really rapid progress" this year on the building blocks that will promote health information exchange, such as provider directories, certificates to assure identification and rules of the road for the nationwide health information (NwHIN) Exchange.
By Michelle McNickle 11:39 am February 29, 2012
HIMSS12 broke records, attracting more than 37,000 attendees and 1,100 exhibitors. Healthcare IT News was there every step of the way, offering everything from breaking news to Twitter recaps, videos, blogs, slideshows and more. Here is our roundup of the six hottest stories from HIMSS12.
By Bernie Monegain 09:52 am February 29, 2012
Hello Health, which integrates an electronic medical record, practice management capabilities and a patient health portal on a single, secure platform, has raised $10M through its parent company, Myca Health. The equity capital was privately funded by a select group of investors.
By Mary Mosquera 10:41 am February 17, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT would receive $66 million, or $5 million more than the current year, under President Barack Obama's proposed budget for fiscal 2013.

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