Electronic Health Record (EHR)

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By Mike Miliard 03:15 pm November 06, 2017
Informatics group aims to make patients' online access to physicians' clinical notes the standard of care.
Athenahealth closing Atlanta office
By Bernie Monegain 11:48 am November 06, 2017
In a filing to the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the EHR company said layoffs would begin on Dec. 18.
Epic sued
By Bernie Monegain 03:50 pm November 03, 2017
The EHR giant called the allegations “fundamental misunderstanding of how claims software works.”
MACRA final rule
By Mike Miliard 01:46 pm November 03, 2017
While doctors can use either 2014 or 2015 Edition certified electronic health record technology, CMS is giving a 10 percent bonus to those practices using only 2015 edition CEHRT.
VA EHR
By Jessica Davis 12:39 pm November 03, 2017
Senate, House propose bills for congressional oversight of VA’s Cerner project, would require reports of any major cost increase, loss of health data, delay or privacy breach.
EHR connectivity

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services in Gallup, New Mexico Photo via Google Maps

By Jeff Lagasse 10:32 am November 03, 2017
New Mexico hospital leans on Zoeticx tech to bridge the gap between medical quality and patient care.
Allscripts EHRs
By Mike Miliard 03:14 pm November 02, 2017
After acquiring McKesson’s EHR business, Allscripts pledges to invest in integration, innovation and interoperability for better population health management.
EHR Regulatory Relief Act

Sen. Lamar Alexander speaking in front of the Senate on Oct. 30. Photo via C-span

By Tom Sullivan 02:52 pm November 02, 2017
The proposed legislation would remove the all-or-nothing approach of meaningful use and extend flexibility for hardship exemptions and payment adjustments.
HealthPartners Institute

HealthPartners Institute for Medical Education in Bloomington, Minnesota. Photo via Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 10:56 am November 02, 2017
The hospital will arm patients with devices that track blood pressure and send vitals through AMC Health’s clinical platform into HealthPartners Epic EHR.
CMS ONC Meaningful Measures

John Fleming, MD, deputy assistant secretary for Health Technology Reform and CMS Administrator Seema Verma

By Susan Morse 10:17 am November 02, 2017
Two top federal health officials are talking about cutting the regulatory red tape for how physicians are reimbursed, as the final MACRA rule on the physician fee schedule is due out this week.

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