Electronic Health Record (EHR)

By Irv Lichtenwald 01:24 pm August 27, 2015
While we continue to ask the specific question, "Are you happy with your EHR?", maybe we don't consider often enough the general frustration of digitizing processes that were once manual.
By Tim Cannon 10:36 am August 25, 2015
Facing a new EHR implementation is like facing the bogeyman of health IT. Transition to a new system can be a nightmare. But as technology advances, such a move can be a necessity. These folks can help.
By John Halamka 09:46 am August 20, 2015
Stakeholders are gathering to discuss next year's priorities. John Halamka, MD, outlines what's top of mind for healthcare IT leaders.
By Irv Lichtenwald 08:19 am August 11, 2015
Yes, an adoptable data exchange standard like FHIR is necessary, but without a national patient identifier it is not sufficient.
By Tom Sullivan 07:56 am August 07, 2015
There's a lot to be gleaned from tactics the Defense Department employed when announcing its EHR contract. Other federal agencies should be paying attention.
By Chuck Webster, MD 07:49 am August 07, 2015
Now that we have laid the groundwork in parts 1 through 4, let's look ahead, about five years into the future. How will a new generation of workflow platforms pull all the pieces together, to get to true healthcare workflow interoperability?
By Ryan Beckland 02:03 pm August 06, 2015
(SPONSORED) The following emerging trends are transforming the utilization of digital devices from a fad to a meaningful movement that can actually result in improved health.
By Chuck Webster, MD 07:56 am August 06, 2015
The health IT industry has a second chance at building process-aware health information systems, if we proceed carefully and in the right manner. In this, the fourth part of my five-part series, are my suggestions on making workflow interoperability happen.
By Chuck Webster, MD 07:51 am August 05, 2015
Building on data and task interoperability, healthcare will finally be able to get to workflow interoperability. In the third part of my five-part series, here's a look at what that means.
By Chuck Webster, MD 10:28 am August 04, 2015
To truly grasp what the industry is up against, we must understand where we're trying to go. And task interoperability is a key piece of the puzzle. I describe task interoperability in the second part of my five-part series on task and workflow interoperability.

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