Electronic Health Record (EHR)

EHR hacked by cryptocurrency mining software

Decatur County General Hospital in Parsons, Tennessee. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 02:39 pm February 08, 2018
About 24,000 patient records were breached when Decatur County General Hospital’s vendor discovered the unauthorized software was installed to generate digital currency.
dental EHR
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm February 08, 2018
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine this week announced that it will establish a new Center for Precision Dental Medicine, which will make heavy use of technology to enable data-driven research, advancing understandings about the link between dental and overall health.
athenahealth EHR

Credit: SarekOfVulcan

By Bernie Monegain 05:33 pm February 07, 2018
Athenahealth appointed former GE CEO Jeff Immelt as chairman of its board of directors.
Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 04:34 pm February 07, 2018
Florida District Court Judge said the plaintiff is lacking facts to backup the allegations that a glitch in Epic electronic health record software caused hundreds of millions of dollars in overbilling.
HIMSS EMRAM

Artesia General Hospital in New Mexico. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:13 pm February 07, 2018
Most of the rural hospital's challenges revolved around physician workflow, but encouraging partnerships between departments and ensuring the project was tackled organization-wide were other key strategies.
By Bernie Monegain 12:16 pm February 07, 2018
President Zane Burke says revenue cycle, population health were among the technologies driving 2017 fourth quarter, while the VA still has yet to sign a contract for VistA modernization.
By Bernie Monegain 02:17 pm February 06, 2018
PCMC becomes the latest hospital to turn to a hosted electronic health record.
CMS meaningful use requirements
By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am February 06, 2018
Hospitals can improve the overall process by getting the right people involved, institutions flexibility of data capture, and create a feedback loop.
EHR data diabetes
By Bill Siwicki 03:19 pm February 05, 2018
Researchers found that using machine learning algorithms pinpointed 25 percent more diabetics at risk of kidney damage than clinical tools and human judgment.

Credit: athenahealth on Twitter

By Mike Miliard 12:41 pm February 02, 2018
Just three months after it revised its expectations for 2017 earnings and announced big layoffs,  the company signed new clients in Q4 and kept a lid on expenses.

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