Electronic Health Record (EHR)

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By Eric Bailey 07:57 am January 26, 2016
Whether it's leading healthcare CIOs and CMIOs offering their perspectives on burning issues or highlights from HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition, 2015's most popular videos from Healthcare IT News offer our audience a glimpse of the industry's journey through unprecedented policy and technological changes.
Lancaster Regional Medical Center
By Jessica Davis 11:21 am January 04, 2016
Lancaster Regional Medical Center said it has seen big drops in readmissions and emergency room returns, with the Pennsylvania hospital giving much of the credit to a referral management platform from par8o.
Doctor and patient
By Bernie Monegain 10:20 am January 04, 2016
The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech, known as MeHI, has awarded more than $1.3 million in grants to 25 behavioral health providers to improve patient care, reduce healthcare costs and ensure appropriate privacy and security protection of behavioral health patient data.
Newspapers
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am December 31, 2015
In 2015, heath IT got BIG: Big data. Big data breaches. Big EHR contracts. Big M&A deals. Big anticipation about ICD-10. Big plans for (and frustrations with) meaningful use. Big fears about cybersecurity. Big hopes for the future of connected care and population health.
People with speech bubbles
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am December 31, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, in tandem with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, issued a request for information this week -- wanting to hear from providers and vendors as the agencies look to reduce the burden of reporting clinical quality measures.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
By Jessica Davis 10:48 am December 30, 2015
Researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have developed an interactive Web application and dataset that puts pediatric cancer mutations and growth under a microscope.
People at laptop
By Bernie Monegain 10:38 am December 30, 2015
Whether you love it, hate it or fall somewhere in between, the Verona, Wis.-based EHR vendor and its Baby Boomer founder Judy Faulkner are guaranteed to generate lively discussion. Here are 11 Epic news stories from 2015 we think you'll find still compelling the second time around.
Money and tech
By Jessica Davis 10:23 am December 29, 2015
The recent CMS 90/10 final rule extends the 2011 federal funding regulation for Medicaid Eligibility systems. It's just one of the latest CMS efforts to support states attempting to modernize and develop more effective Medicaid IT systems.
Photo by Rick Wood AP/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
By Kaiser Health News 07:51 am December 29, 2015
Perched on an exam table at the doctor's office watching the clinician type details about their medical problems into their file, what patient hasn't wondered exactly what the doctor is writing? As many as 50 million patients may have a chance to find out in the next few years.
By Jessica Davis 10:58 am December 28, 2015
The law lays out a plan for instituting better security in healthcare but it will require a lot of work to get there.

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