Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Allscript McKesson EHR deal
By Tom Sullivan 12:17 pm August 08, 2017
Geography matters more than many people probably realize, and this month’s big deal gives Allscripts a much stronger market share west of the Mississippi.
track social determinants through EHRs
By Kaiser Health News 10:56 am August 07, 2017
Giving doctors more information about the home life of each patient will push health care in a new direction — away from more high-priced treatments.
natural language processing
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm August 04, 2017
Medical transcripts offer untapped insights for life science customers, the companies say.
By Bernie Monegain 11:44 am August 04, 2017
The EHR vendor said the issue was related to how it could translate a patient’s EHR information in a way that is easy to understand.
Boston Medical Center patient safety

Boston University Medical Center's Moakley Building. Photo via Drknchkn

By Mike Miliard 03:24 pm August 03, 2017
I-PASS Patient Safety Institute is helping the academic hospital achieve safer shift changes with game-based training, EHR mnemonics and benchmarking tools in the cloud.
Jared Kushner VA VistA
By Bill Siwicki 02:50 pm August 03, 2017
In a leaked audio, the senior adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump discusses meetings with the VA Secretary, Defense Secretary and DoD EHR experts.
EHR certification tool

The ONC hopes to utilize the 21st Century Cures Act, passed on Dec. 16, 2016, to support testing tools for the certification program.

By Bill Siwicki 11:49 am August 03, 2017
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will shift its testing portfolio over the next five years to include as many industry-developed and maintained testing tools as possible.
athenahealth EHR vendor

athenahealth headquarters in Watertown, Massachusetts

By Bill Siwicki 11:45 am August 03, 2017
Solutionreach communications tools enable athenahealth’s network of providers to enhance patient experience and productivity.
OIG warns EHR vendors
By Tom Sullivan 02:26 pm August 02, 2017
Agency says the eClinicalWorks False Claims Act settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice signals a new area of healthcare fraud.
eClinicalWorks new client

Iowa-based Cedar Valley Medical Specialists is eClinicalWorks' newest client.

By Mike Miliard 11:41 am August 02, 2017
Cedar Valley Medical Specialists chooses the vendor’s software to replace Allscripts and GE tech.

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