Electronic Health Record (EHR)
08:43 pm November 25, 2015
Hospital IT departments have a lot on their plates these days. So for the staffs of the 2015 Best Hospital IT Departments to still love their jobs so much, to feel so strongly about the value of what they do, says a lot.
03:56 pm November 25, 2015
The rise of cybercrime is increasing the risk of healthcare institutions seeing a drop in their credit ratings. While cyberattacks don't drive ratings, they're seen as risks in that the "timing and consequences of a successful attack are uncertain."
03:17 pm November 25, 2015
Mountain View, Calif.-based El Camino Hospital, an electronic health records pioneer for nearly five decades, has completed its customized $150 million Epic implementation, known as iCare.
04:14 pm November 24, 2015
Big majorities of health systems are increasingly looking toward IT outsourcing for complex infrastructure services, citing access to a fully-trained staff and positive return-on-investment as the chief reasons.
03:22 pm November 24, 2015
Athenahealth subsidiary Epocrates pulled its Bugs + Drugs app from the App Store this past week, two years after it was found by physician reviewers to be rife with errors; athenahealth cited challenges related to the need for "continual iteration" to maintain its accuracy.
03:14 pm November 24, 2015
EHR implementation is on the rise in other countries and the market appears somewhat different than it does here in the United States.
04:27 pm November 23, 2015
Greenway Health announced that it's embedding CommonWell functionality into its Prime Suite platform, enabling customers to more easily exchange clinical data with other participants in the CommonWell Health Alliance.
04:04 pm November 23, 2015
Susquehanna Health System is one of the latest big providers to notch some big gains by linking EHRs and analytics across its campuses. The organization's leaders share some insights on how they're putting data to work.
03:59 pm November 23, 2015
In a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives this past week, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall wrote that DoD "has met the interoperability requirements" of the National Defense Authorization Act.
02:47 pm November 20, 2015
Recent security breaches, especially in healthcare, have put the spotlight on major companies to be diligent on revamping systems to prevent data theft. But systems aren't designed to be user-friendly and are too complicated for many healthcare professionals.