Electronic Health Record (EHR)

State Department puts out RFI for a new EHR

U.S. Department of State spokesperson Heather Nauert speaking in a press briefing room at the Department of State. Credit: Alex Wroblewski, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 11:50 am April 03, 2018
After the Coast Guard pulled its EHR contract with Epic in 2016, plans to share an EHR with the Department of State went to the wayside and officials are now working on a solo project.
Cerner population health
By Bernie Monegain 11:02 am April 03, 2018
The HealtheIntent platform will help manage Medicare claims for Illinois Rural Community Care Organization.
DrChrono to offer Apple hardware leasing for physician practices

A screensnap of the Drchrono EHR.

By Mike Miliard 01:35 pm April 02, 2018
The first EHR vendor to build a native app for iOS devices now aims to make it easier for small and large practices to customize personal hardware packages for their offices, including MacBooks, Apple TV and more.
Seqster tool for alzheimers

A screenshot of  Seqster's aggregation tool for Alzheimer's care. Credit:  Seqster

By Bill Siwicki 01:11 pm April 02, 2018
Seqster's aggregation allows for improved care now, as well as the ability to pass on Alzheimer's care data to future generations of the family, opening up invaluable resources to the research community.
doctor burnout EHR
By Bernie Monegain 12:40 pm April 02, 2018
Robert Wachter, MD, and healthcare futurist Jeff Goldsmith make a case for addressing physician burnout.
NQF weighs in on meaningful measures
By Mike Miliard 01:37 pm March 30, 2018
Measure Applications Partnership wants better alignment and purpose for the myriad quality measures hospitals, practices and LTPAC sites have to report.
39 hospitals now using Apple Health Records

A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Jonah Comstock 02:53 pm March 29, 2018
Stanford Medicine, Scripps, Partners Ochsner Health, Vanderbilt and Duke University are among the hospitals launching the Apple Health Records March 29.
healthcare CIOs

John Halamka of Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, David Chou of Children's Mercy Kansas City and David Higginson of Phoenix Children's Hospital speaking at various HIMSS events.

By Tom Sullivan and Mike Miliard 02:18 pm March 29, 2018
The mission of the chief information officer is shifting quickly toward innovation, transformation and revenue generation, with organizations leaning on these execs more for their sociology and business school training than IT chops.
Lyft joins with Acuity Link
By Mike Miliard 12:29 pm March 29, 2018
Rideshare company inks another healthcare partnership as it broadens efforts to connect patients with providers across the care continuum.
Veterans Affairs EHR

VA Secretary Shulkin testifying during the House Appropriations Subcommittee on March 15. Credit: C-span

By Jessica Davis 10:37 am March 29, 2018
After enduring negative reports on his character for more than a month, the fired VA Secretary blasts those in the government with personal agendas.

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