Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Open, free popHealth at work on quality
By Anthony Brino 10:55 am March 21, 2014
An open source software program created with the help of the Office of the National Coordinator is now federally certified and ready to be used as a population health tool.
By Mike Miliard 10:49 am March 21, 2014
Buckling under the weight of $750 million in debt, voice recognition and medical transcription company M*Modal has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Money
By Donna S. Charles 10:38 am March 21, 2014
Hospital executives are faced with numerous challenges related to healthcare reform. Strategic decisions about how to address these challenges will significantly impact not only the financial and clinical performance of hospitals, but also the perception of executive leadership itself.
EHRs are aiding in preventing sepsis, deadly healthcare-associated  infections.
By Erin McCann 06:20 am March 21, 2014
Here's another reason why those multi-million dollar electronic health record systems might be finally paying off, in terms of lives potentially saved. According to new research, EHRs can be used to predict the early stages of sepsis, which is responsible for killing some 210,000 people each year.
Will Stage 2 climb inspire or derail?
By Bernie Monegain 10:41 am March 19, 2014
It looks like the steep climb to meaningful use Stage 2 could be rocky. There is no shortage of challenges to worry about, but at the University of Utah Health Care, the woman in charge of the ICD-10 project is finding new ways to get things done -- even as the health system focuses on its EHR rollout.
By Mike Miliard 10:55 am March 18, 2014
Even when they've met the requirements of the federal EHR Incentive Program, more than two thirds of providers say they still don't feel they've maximized the full potential of meaningful use, according to a new survey.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am March 17, 2014
UPMC, among the country's best known health systems, and Bellevue, Wash.-based population health company Caradigm are working together to take the frustration out of navigating technology and provide physicians a way to better care for their patients.
HIE market scales to new heights
By Erin McCann 10:47 am March 14, 2014
The surge in the number of hospitals and providers inking data exchange deals has resulted in corresponding market growth for health information exchange, according to a new industry report.
The CommonWell Health Alliance says it's committed to data liquidity.
By Mike Miliard 07:30 am March 14, 2014
In the year and 10 days since it was launched in New Orleans, the vendors of the CommonWell Health Alliance have been setting up the infrastructure for their vision of cross-competitive data liquidity. Now it's time to see what that interoperability can accomplish for the patient.
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am March 13, 2014
Having landed 250 mega multi-million dollar EHR installations in large hospitals and integrated delivery networks across the country, Epic is now making its way into smaller community hospitals. According to a new report, the move is providing new opportunities for the organizations.

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