Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Epic EHR

UI Health in Chicago will spend $62 million over seven years to roll out the Epic EHR. Photo via UI Health

By Bernie Monegain 11:41 am September 19, 2017
Medical system scheduled to go live in the fall of 2019 and the costs will be spread over seven years.
Mayo EHR
By Tom Sullivan 11:20 am September 19, 2017
Doctors can use the software to access best practices while hospitals can access analytics to understand and manage test ordering trends.
Epic MyChart

The Mayo Clinic wants to share the symptom assessment tool with other healthcare providers to help patients.

By Bernie Monegain 02:50 pm September 18, 2017
Patients can use the feature to learn about symptoms and in certain cases read recommendations about self-care, Mayo said.
Blockchain in healthcare

Blockchain, if deployed wisely, could underpin an array of new innovations that could help reduce costs, enable efficiency, protect privacy and spur interoperability.

By Mike Miliard 10:26 am September 18, 2017
By giving patients control over their data, the technology could enable better privacy protections, more efficiency and easier information exchange.
Epic's App Orchard

The PeraTrend tool shows clinicians a dashboard that indicates the patient's condition in real-time. Photo via PeraTrend

By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm September 14, 2017
APIs bring third-party analytics tools into the Epic platform, helping hospitals get more out of EHR investments, hospital CIO says.
Epic releases new interoperability tool
By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm September 14, 2017
The EHR vendor says Share Everywhere is designed to empower MyChart users to allow clinicians to view medical records.
EHR clinical data

A new strategy to track sepsis incidence and outcomes is using electronic clinical data provides more objective estimates than insurance claims.

By Bernie Monegain 01:28 pm September 14, 2017
Authors from Brigham and Women's Hospital urge switch from using claims numbers to mining electronic health records.
UMass Memorial Epic EHR

UMass Memorial Health Care in Worcester, Massachusetts

By Bernie Monegain 01:23 pm September 13, 2017
System says $700 million price tag encompasses several other projects beyond just the EHR system.
Ransomware and electronic records access

George Brostoff, co-founder and CEO of SensibleVision and Mike Fumai, COO at AppGuard both agree there are varied threats - both internal and external - facing healthcare provider organizations today.

By Bill Siwicki 10:20 am September 13, 2017
Implement system back-ups and conduct realistic exercises in order to stay prepared, experts say.
AMA demands EHR overhaul
By Bernie Monegain 09:42 am September 12, 2017
Latest study confirms typing and clicking consume more than half the workday for doctors.

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