Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Epic EHR precision medicine clinical workflow
By Mike Miliard 10:22 am December 18, 2017
The hospital tapped FHIR-based alerts to deliver recommendations about genomics and genetic testing without bogging down doctors with too many extra clicks.
Epic EHR UI Health in Chicago

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

By Bernie Monegain 12:00 pm December 14, 2017
The electronic health record software deployment is now on hold as Cerner questions the bidding process and raises the possibility that a conflict of interest occurred.
Precision medicine genomic therapy
By Gus Venditto 09:27 am December 14, 2017
Genomic-informed therapy recommendations are becoming available for clinical decision support at the point of care.
Mercy Health signs on with AVIA Innovator Network

Mercy Health's Anderson Hospital in Cincinnati. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 01:26 pm December 13, 2017
The large health system aims to learn from the IT successes of more than two dozen other peers, such as Rush, Providence St. Joseph, Sutter Health and more.
Cerner sued by CliniComp
By Jessica Davis 10:36 am December 13, 2017
The EHR developer’s suit is tied to patent for an enterprise healthcare management system that gives users access to remote-hosted healthcare apps through a public network.
GHX EHR supply chain cloud tool
By Mike Miliard 01:46 pm December 12, 2017
The cloud-based Clinical ConneXion is available to Epic clients now, with more electronic health integrations to come.
Clinical interruption from healthcare cyberattacks
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm December 12, 2017
A new report from AMA and Accenture finds phishing is the most common type of attack.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 10:26 am December 12, 2017
With $200 billion lost to counterfeit drugs annually and patient safety issues, a chain-of-custody log that blockchain could enable holds promise.
cvs aetna merger with Epic analytics
By Mike Miliard 01:04 pm December 11, 2017
The deal holds big promise for analytics, interoperability and pop health, while other organizations are already contemplating ways to make use of retail health data.
VA Cerner EHR
By Jessica Davis 11:34 am December 08, 2017
After 138 contractors hired to develop, manage and maintain its legacy VistA EHR, it's now obsolete since VA plans to replace system with Cerner.

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