Electronic Health Record (EHR)

MIT machine learning to improve EHRs

MIT's Great Dome in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Photo via WikiMedia

By Mike Miliard 09:23 am August 22, 2017
CSAIL researchers are finding news ways AI can be deployed to streamline ICU data and help with with application of predictive models on electronic health records.
 order sets in Epic EHR
By Mike Miliard 02:08 pm August 09, 2017
Two-way data sharing can help hospitals gain ground on quality improvement initiatives.
Regenstrief wins AHRQ grant
By Bernie Monegain 11:39 am August 09, 2017
Researchers will use the funding to new approaches to enable EHRs to more accurately bring patient information together to ensure clinicians are looking at the right information for a specific individual.
eClinicalWorks Carequality framework
By Bill Siwicki 02:09 pm August 08, 2017
The health IT vendor has exchanged more than 2 million documents through  its EHR in the past 12 months.
Allscript McKesson EHR deal
By Tom Sullivan 12:17 pm August 08, 2017
Geography matters more than many people probably realize, and this month’s big deal gives Allscripts a much stronger market share west of the Mississippi.
track social determinants through EHRs
By Kaiser Health News 10:56 am August 07, 2017
Giving doctors more information about the home life of each patient will push health care in a new direction — away from more high-priced treatments.
natural language processing
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm August 04, 2017
Medical transcripts offer untapped insights for life science customers, the companies say.
By Bernie Monegain 11:44 am August 04, 2017
The EHR vendor said the issue was related to how it could translate a patient’s EHR information in a way that is easy to understand.
Boston Medical Center patient safety

Boston University Medical Center's Moakley Building. Photo via Drknchkn

By Mike Miliard 03:24 pm August 03, 2017
I-PASS Patient Safety Institute is helping the academic hospital achieve safer shift changes with game-based training, EHR mnemonics and benchmarking tools in the cloud.
Jared Kushner VA VistA
By Bill Siwicki 02:50 pm August 03, 2017
In a leaked audio, the senior adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump discusses meetings with the VA Secretary, Defense Secretary and DoD EHR experts.

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