Electronic Health Record (EHR)

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By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am April 20, 2018
Patients are increasingly seeking tech-savvy healthcare providers but the majority are not budgeting for tools that improve engagement or communication with consumers in 2018, opening the doors for major disruption.
Lean EHR documentation
By Mike Miliard 04:50 pm April 19, 2018
Mayo Clinic researchers write in an AHIMA report that the process technique could improve electronic health record efficiency and overall satisfaction by users.
KLAS report
By Mike Miliard 04:32 pm April 18, 2018
The new study takes a broad view of dozens of healthcare market segments, from acute EHRs to virtual care platforms, and assesses how providers choose vendor partnerships.
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Photo credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

By 01:06 pm April 18, 2018
There are a lot of organizations betting on Apple's plan – now it's time for you to weigh in on the idea.
VA loses acting CIO Scott Blackburn

Scott Blackburn is leaving Veteran Affairs. Credit: C-Span

By Jessica Davis 12:32 pm April 18, 2018
Just weeks after David Shulkin was ousted as VA Secretary, Scott Blackburn, one of the leaders of the department's EHR modernization project, announced his departure on Twitter.
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A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Mike Miliard 09:46 am April 18, 2018
Dignity Health's chief digital officer explains why he thinks Apple can succeed for population health and precision medicine efforts where other PHR launches have not.
UNC Health Care reaches Stage 7

Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir is among the hospitals with a Stage 7 designations in the UNC Health Care system. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 03:46 pm April 17, 2018
UNC Health Care has reached Stage 7, the highest level on the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model, which measures healthcare facilities on their use of advanced analytics and health information technology. The designation applies to all UNC facilities: its hospitals, physician practices and applied analytics.
getting precision medicine into the mainstream

Daryl Pritchard and Nephi Walton, MD, will be speaking on the subject at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

By Bill Siwicki 02:59 pm April 17, 2018
Experts point to the need to demonstrate value, as well as challenges integrating genomic data into EHRs and handling massive amounts of data.
EHR doctor offices
By Mike Miliard 02:09 pm April 16, 2018
Medical groups are seeking customizable and cloud-based systems and emerging technologies like speech-recognition capabilities.
By Bernie Monegain 01:58 pm April 16, 2018
The Michigan hospital joins a growing legion of smaller hospitals that are subscribing to cloud-based EHR, revenue cycle and patient portals, among other services.

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