Electronic Health Record (EHR)

VA Cerner EHR

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, testifies at the House VA Committee meeting on Thursday. Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 01:04 pm February 16, 2018
VA Committee Chair Phil Roe was also concerned that the amount doesn’t cover maintenance or the cost to update the infrastructure necessary to accommodate the new platform.
athenahealth EHR doctor burnout
By Bernie Monegain 08:13 am February 16, 2018
CEO Jonathan Bush said the goal is to remove the grunt work doctors neither want nor are schooled to perform.
By Tom Sullivan 07:52 am February 16, 2018
The new platform helps hospitals reduce denials, increase collections and features a bot for authorization and follow-up.
EHR sessions at HIMSS18
By Jack McCarthy 07:23 am February 16, 2018
From artificial intelligence to simulation training, there are many sessions about making the most of your EHR.
Roche acquires Flatiron Health

“This is an important step in our personalized healthcare strategy for Roche, as we believe that regulatory-grade real-world evidence is a key ingredient to accelerate the development of, and access to, new cancer treatments,” Daniel O’Day, Roche Pharmaceuticals CEO, said. Credit: Roche

By Dave Muoio 05:22 pm February 15, 2018
Flatiron will remain autonomous in providing tech and data analytics for oncology research and development for Roche, and others.
By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am February 15, 2018
The health system said that the practice complexity and large-scale change required to transition to the new electronic health record are also causing delays.
clinical documentation challenges

Andrea Hall is the director of clinical informatics at Shawnee Mission Medical Center and will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Jonah Comstock 09:31 am February 14, 2018
Shawnee Mission Medical Center has different EHRs in separate care settings and that means informaticists have to accommodate varying workflows so they created a flexible system to manage it.
What Trump's budget proposal means for hospitals

Credit: YouTube

By Tom Sullivan 11:41 am February 13, 2018
The administration’s plan could inhibit progress on improving interoperability, eradicating info blocking, and medical research but also funds cybersecurity and the VA’s EHR modernization.
VA-Cerner EHR

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, MD, testifies before the House Appropriations Military Construction-VA Subcommittee. Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 11:00 am February 13, 2018
The proposed funding is a substantial investment into the initiative, which the administration said will help to facilitate a seamless transition.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 09:44 am February 13, 2018
Chief executive Neil de Crescenzo said the vendor will be bringing artificial intelligence, cloud computing and revenue cycle tools to HIMSS18.  

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