Electronic Health Record (EHR)

New to-do lists loom for 'post-EHR era'
By Mike Miliard 11:12 am January 30, 2014
As the electronic health record becomes "just another app," more and more providers are setting their sights on an array of complex future needs. An IDC Health Insights report sees big changes coming for care delivery in 2014 and beyond.
Former Allscripts accountant faces insider trading charges.
By Bernie Monegain 10:19 am January 30, 2014
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former accountant at healthcare IT company Allscripts with insider trading, trades he's alleged to have conducted through his wife's account. The SEC alleges the violations occurred in April 2012 -- a time when the company was disarray.
U.S. CTO Todd Park (Mike Miliard art)
By Anthony Brino 08:19 am January 30, 2014
Last October and November, as HealthCare.gov struggled to accommodate visitors and offer its promised user experience, HHS staff and contractors were, among other fixes, "adding server capacity" -- suggesting that the U.S. CTO's goals of technological innovation remain to be seen in health programs.
By InterSystems 03:03 pm January 29, 2014
Dominick Bizzarro, RPh, Managing Director, leads the development and implementation of business strategies for InterSystems’ HealthShare offerings. Here, he talks analytics, Big Data and IT infrastructure.
By Intel 02:54 pm January 29, 2014
Ketan Paranjape, Director of Personalized Medicine, Intel Corporation, discusses how visionary healthcare organizations around the world are using unstructured data and data analysis to deliver personalized medicine for their patients.
By Siemens 02:38 pm January 29, 2014
John Glaser, Ph.D., CEO of the Health Services Business Unit of Siemens Healthcare, shares his views about new paradigms on reimbursement, transparency and patient centricity for driving healthcare providers to deploy innovative technologies.
CCHIT to cease EHR certifications
By Mike Miliard 10:43 am January 29, 2014
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology will stop offering ONC testing and certification services. Instead, CCHIT will work toward increased IT interoperability by counseling providers and developers on certified EHR requirements, the group announced Jan. 29.
Health Catalyst has shown a Midas touch lately when it comes to putting data to
By Bernie Monegain 10:46 am January 28, 2014
Six-year-old Health Catalyst has not only landed $41 million in a third round of funding, but also has lured two of the big-name health systems in the country to implement its data warehousing and analytics technology.
Network glitch brings down Epic EMR
By Erin McCann 10:41 am January 28, 2014
An IT network failure at a Florida health system put the organization's $80 million Epic electronic medical record system down for the count this past week. The outage, officials reported, lasted nearly two days.
By Diana Manos 10:28 am January 28, 2014
National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo says she's sympathetic to the huge regulatory burden that's placed upon providers. "There are laws and rules and regs that are a necessity, yet we want to make this as convenient and realistic for everybody," she says.

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