Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Stressed doctor
By Jessica Davis 10:51 am December 17, 2015
Substantial interoperability has yet to be achieved across healthcare, a recent report to Congress from the Office of the National Coordinator's Health IT Policy Committee shows, held up by reasons including lack of standardization and security concerns.
Community Hospital
By Bernie Monegain 09:53 am December 17, 2015
Three Community Healthcare System hospitals in Indiana have achieved Stage 7, the highest level on HIMSS Analytics' Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model.
Patient with doctor and nurse
By Tom Sullivan 09:44 am December 17, 2015
Though many think remote patient monitoring is the future of healthcare, a new report by Chilmark Research claims issues with implementation are keeping providers from jumping in despite its many promises.
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
By Bernie Monegain 08:29 am December 17, 2015
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has won its second Davies Award from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, representing the first time the society has given its top award twice to a single facility.
Frustrated doctor
By Jessica Davis 01:14 pm December 16, 2015
As the year draws to a close, more physician groups are making the case that stringent regulations and suboptimal technology have left physicians spending too much time grappling with their electronic health records.
Steven J. Stack, MD
By Bernie Monegain 11:17 am December 16, 2015
The association, which represents nearly 225,000 members across the country, said the program needs to accommodate the needs of physicians and patients while focusing on promoting the interoperability of electronic health records.
Patient using portal
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am December 16, 2015
OpenNotes, a national initiative to provide patients with access to their doctors' and clinicians' notes, has scored $10 million in new funding in total from Cambia Health Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Peterson Center on Healthcare and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Craig D. Richardville
By Bernie Monegain 09:33 am December 16, 2015
Carolinas HealthCare Systems Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Craig D. Richardville has been named the 2015 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year by CHIME and HIMSS, which give the award jointly each year.
congressional meeting
By Susan Morse 10:55 am December 15, 2015
Congress on Wednesday will consider legislation to allow physicians working in ambulatory surgical centers to receive the same payment incentives for meaningful use of electronic health records as doctors in other settings.
By Henry Powderly 10:45 am December 15, 2015
The public health system will also use Cerner's patient engagement tool, which takes patient data and uses it to suggest wellness tools and other health tracking options.

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