Electronic Health Record (EHR)

ONC interoperability
By Bill Siwicki 01:56 pm June 09, 2017
The ONC chief told a Washington gathering the time is right to address the ‘angst’ over  EHR design and moving medical records.
eClinicalWorks gets health center contract
By Tom Sullivan 12:24 pm June 09, 2017
Ezras Choilim chose the embattled vendor for its cloud-based electronic health record and population health services.
Veterans Affairs chooses Cerner EHR
By 09:10 am June 09, 2017
While some respondents said the choice makes sense, others lament lack of competitive bidding, costs.
veterans affairs VistA replaced by cerner interoperability
By Mike Miliard 03:21 pm June 08, 2017
The opportunities for data exchange improvements are big, both across VA-DoD and among private-sector providers.

photo by Juhan Sonin via Flickr

By Jessica Davis 03:59 pm June 07, 2017
A three-year study on a large mid-Atlantic hospital found that the laboratory department was hit the hardest during downtime, with patient identification as the largest challenge.
population health market epic, cerner, allscripts

Hospitals are investing in new population health platforms that enable patient-centric and quality-based care.

By Tom Sullivan 01:14 pm June 07, 2017
A wave of consolidation is coming, industry analysts say, and leading electronic health records platforms will emerge as more appealing to hospitals than standalone options.
Epic contract for VA
By Bernie Monegain 10:57 am June 07, 2017
Government has shown itself as on-again, off-again on some of its IT projects.
Cerner DoD EHR
By Mike Miliard 03:23 pm June 06, 2017
With the massive DoD EHR modernization project still getting off the ground, the company scoops up a complementary contract for the VA that may dwarf it in size.
Cerner EHR replaces VA VistA

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, MD, addressed reporters at the White House on Monday to explain the agency's decision to update their EHR system with Cerner.

By Mike Miliard 04:06 pm June 05, 2017
Seamless interoperability with MHS Genesis will enable development of better treatment plans between VA and DoD physicians – and could help prevent veterans' suicides, which Shulkin says is his "top clinical priority."
Department of Justice DOJ EHR vendors eclinicalworks lawsuit

Department of Justice Building in Washington, D.C. Photo via Wiki Commons

By Tom Sullivan 03:45 pm June 02, 2017
When the Department of Justice and Office of the Inspector General find one vendor out of compliance, it’s only natural that they widen the scope to look at others in the same sector. Here’s what hospitals need to know now.

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