Electronic Health Record (EHR)

EHR-related malpractice claims
By Mike Miliard 04:11 pm October 17, 2017
System factors in the EHR itself – poor integration, suboptimal design and UX, failures of alerts and alarms – were up 8 percent since the last time The Doctors Company did a similar report.
By Mike Miliard 03:31 pm October 17, 2017
At Kaiser Permanente, an EHR-linked biobank is opening new avenues for treatment and opportunities for other health systems to collaborate. 
Allscripts and Zocdoc
By Bill Siwicki 01:03 pm October 17, 2017
Through the EHR vendor’s developer program, Zocdoc connects with Allscripts’ clinical scheduling software.
National Committee for Quality Assurance even

Peggy O’Kane, founder and president of the National Committee for Quality Assurance. 

By Tom Sullivan 03:48 pm October 16, 2017
But experts at Monday’s National Committee for Quality Assurance event say cutting costs without compromising quality is the hardest part.

A screen snap explaining the Integrated Health Model Initiative. Photo via AMA

By Mike Miliard 02:58 pm October 16, 2017
Cerner, IBM, Intermountain, AMIA are early sign-ons to the new Integrated Health Model Initiative, which seeks to improve the way healthcare information is organized and shared.

Pine Rest Campus Clinic in Grand Rapids. Photo via pinerest.org

By Bernie Monegain 02:39 pm October 16, 2017
Goal is to give patients access to their clinical and behavioral info through MyChart, Epic’s patient portal.
physician burnout
By Bill Siwicki 10:39 am October 16, 2017
Solutions should reduce the burden of repetitive data input that now takes place and enable seamless ways for clinicians to talk to each other, experts say.
Predictive analytics in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:29 am October 16, 2017
Using big data to find incidents of medication nonadherence – and using it to tailor patient interventions  – is a key component to population health, says Harvard's Niteesh Choudhry.
population health platforms
By Bernie Monegain 01:35 pm October 13, 2017
But KLAS analysis suggests that what providers want in a PHM solution going forward is likely to evolve.
Patients own their medical data
By Jessica Davis 12:50 pm October 13, 2017
The renowned author and physician-scientist highlights the hurdles to sharing data with patients and asserts that giving patients their records could save lives.

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