Electronic Health Record (EHR)

CliniComp VA lawsuit

Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Credit: Billy Hathorn

By Jessica Davis 02:50 pm November 14, 2017
The EHR system provider says it will stop litigation if the VA agrees to let a skilled IT professional assess whether its platform is indeed cheaper, faster and better than Cerner.
Meditech critical access EHR
By Mike Miliard 01:23 pm November 14, 2017
Called MaaS, the new web-based electronic health record enables small hospitals to be up and running with the technology within six months, the company says.
Carroll Hospital lifts patient satisfaction scores

Carroll Hospital in Westminster, Maryland. Credit: Carroll Hospital

By Bill Siwicki 10:40 am November 14, 2017
The system boosted its overall rating by more than 15 points in just one quarter.
Black Book list of top IT vendors
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm November 13, 2017
But just 19 percent of LTPAC organizations have some technological capabilities of EHRs operational, report shows. Only 3 percent are using analytics to improve quality and efficiency.
doctors and EHRs
By Tom Sullivan 01:29 pm November 13, 2017
But only half of consumers think EHRs make healthcare safer, according to a new survey by HealtheLink.
By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm November 10, 2017
Optimal clinical documentation could go a long way in improving research, education and patient safety.
VA EHR plans
By Jessica Davis 02:28 pm November 10, 2017
VA Secretary Shulkin said the agency plans to replicate the DoD EHR to create a single common system that will be implemented in 48 phases over the next 10 years.
prevent patient falls
By Bill Siwicki 01:54 pm November 10, 2017
Data from electronic health records combined with other technologies like analytics can help pinpoint patients at risk and encourage caregivers to intervene before a fall occurs.
VA email system
By Mike Miliard 11:30 am November 09, 2017
By weeding out low-priority messages and training clinicians how to optimize their inboxes, hospitals have helped enable more face time for quality care.
ONC contest winners
By Mike Miliard 02:42 pm November 08, 2017
Vynca, PIC-SURE and Information Softworks emerge from a crowded field with new strategies for probabilistic record matching.

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