Electronic Health Record (EHR)

By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am June 11, 2012
Some of the nation's top healthcare CEOs have issued a 10-item checklist for spurring high-value healthcare that includes health IT best practices.
By Bernie Monegain 10:16 am June 08, 2012
The Premier healthcare alliance will connect more than 100,000 healthcare providers in what Premier calls the world's largest healthcare community to share knowledge, data, best practices and decision support.
By Mike Miliard 10:44 am June 07, 2012
The New York eHealth Collaborative and the New York State Department of Health announced Wednesday that three regional health information organizations and three health information exchange vendors will participate in the Statewide Health Information Network of New York.
By Mary Mosquera 09:24 am June 07, 2012
Another milestone: The Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record program has paid out $5.58 billion to 110,650 physicians and hospitals in total program estimates through May 2012.
By Mary Mosquera 08:46 am June 07, 2012
Farzad Mostashari, MD, the national health IT coordinator, has announced a Blue Button Mash-Up challenge that will have a "different flavor" by bringing big data together for the individual.
By Mike Miliard 08:30 am June 07, 2012
MedAssurant this week announced the formal launch of its new name: Inovalon, Inc. Company officials say Inovalon is a newly-coined term, created by combining innovation, value and action; within the name are also key elements of the words nova and valor.
By Diana Manos 08:20 pm June 06, 2012
A panel of experts gathered at the 2nd International Summit on the Future of Health Privacy in Washington, DC on Wednesday all seemed to agree that the stakes are high when it comes to electronic medical records and privacy.
By Bernie Monegain 12:40 pm June 06, 2012
A new report card from healthcare watchdog The Leapfrog Group ranks hospitals for patient safety -- A through F. Infections, medication and medical errors and injuries are still rampant, according to Leapfrog's survey. Massachusetts hospitals ranked high. Those in the nation's capitol had the lowest average scores.
By Mike Miliard 02:29 pm June 05, 2012
AARP on Tuesday announced the launch of AARP Health Record. Connecting with Microsoft HealthVault, the tool enables people over 50 to store their personal health information in a secure, central location and share it selectively with caregivers and family members.
By Bernie Monegain 11:34 am June 05, 2012
Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia tie for first place in U.S. News & World Report's 2012-13 Best Children's Hospitals Rankings.

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