Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Emergency department sign
By Jessica Davis 11:36 am December 23, 2015
Aiming to improve sepsis outcomes, Halifax Health has implemented Wolters Kluwer POC Advisor clinical decision support platform in its emergency department.
By Mike Miliard 10:52 am December 23, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator's new 80-page document tracks standards maturity and adoptability, officials said.
By Mike Miliard 10:21 am December 22, 2015
A blanket hardship exception from 2015's meaningful use reimbursement penalties passed both the House and Senate last week as part of the Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act, offering providers wider latitude for securing exemptions from possible fines.
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By Jessica Davis 09:15 am December 22, 2015
One-third of chronic condition patients who exchanged emails with their care providers said the communication improved their care, a recent Kaiser Permanente study published in The American Journal of Managed Care shows.
Busy hospital
By Mike Miliard 11:43 am December 21, 2015
Population health was all the buzz at HIMSS15 in Chicago this past spring, and it will surely be among the hottest of topics when HIMSS16 kicks off in Las Vegas this coming February. It was also, not surprisingly, among the most popular story subjects on Healthcare IT News. Here were the 10 most-read stories on the topic of 2015.
Northern Arizona Healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 11:33 am December 21, 2015
Northern Arizona Healthcare is expanding its contract with health IT vendor Cerner by installing its Business Office Services platform at all ambulatory clinics, integrating the provider's clinical, financial and population health management systems.
By Jessica Davis 10:13 am December 21, 2015
Demand and technological capabilities are driving change, Cathy Riesenwitz, a researcher with software firm Capterra, told Healthcare IT News.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
By Bernie Monegain 09:38 am December 21, 2015
The Verona, Wisconsin-based EHR giant will provide Vanderbilt University Medical Center with clinical, administrative and billing software and also MyChart, Epic's patient portal.
drchrono app
By Tom Sullivan 11:04 am December 18, 2015
In the ongoing battle at the small end of the electronic health records market, drchrono claims to have struck new ground by bringing its EHR to the iPhone.
By Mike Miliard 11:08 am December 17, 2015
HCA has made a "strategic investment" in Nashville-based cognitive computing developer Digital Reasoning as it works to derive more clinical and financial value from unstructured EHR data, the company said Thursday.

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