Electronic Health Record (EHR)

VA Cerner EHR

VA CFO Jon Rychalski testifying before Senate on Wednesday. Credit: C-span

By Jessica Davis 10:18 am May 10, 2018
VA CFO Jon Rychalski told the Senate Appropriations Committee that the latest delays in contract negotiations were because the acting secretary “came in cold” to the position.
Capital Region Medical Center in Missouri contracts with Cerner EHR

Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 04:36 pm May 09, 2018
Capital Region Medical Center in Missouri and Mayo Regional Hospital in Maine each want integrated electronic health record and revenue cycle management capabilities.
Veterans Affairs EHR modernization
By Jessica Davis 01:22 pm May 09, 2018
The bills, introduced by the Committee on Veterans Affairs, also give legislative authority for VA providers to practice telemedicine across state lines.
Senate bill passes for behavior health
By Mike Miliard 12:57 pm May 09, 2018
The Improving Access to Behavioral Health Information Technology Act now heads to the House, where there is similar bipartisan legislation.
cerner EHR vendor at himss18
By Tom Sullivan 09:40 am May 09, 2018
Regulations are different internationally and electronic health record systems made in America are too pricey for the rest of the world.
Defense Health Agency for DoD IG
By Jessica Davis 01:47 pm May 08, 2018
Inspector general says Defense Health Agency sites failed to consistently implement technical, physical and administrative protocols and may have violated HIPAA regulations in the process.
Change Healthcare patient engagement
By Mike Miliard 12:54 pm May 08, 2018
Together, the companies will develop a cloud-based tool that can "aggregate and activate" consumer data from disparate sources: EHRs, registration, scheduling, billing and more.
Epic booth sign at himss18
By Bill Siwicki 12:27 pm May 08, 2018
Excel Medical's Wave platform, now part of its TeleTrend and AlarmView apps, offers predictive algorithms to Epic EHR users.
patient checkin on tablet at doctor office

Credit: CareCloud

By Bill Siwicki 03:24 pm May 07, 2018
With the new automation, LifeArts Integrated Health Center sees more patients per day while saving administrative staff nearly 20 hours a week.
athenahealth EHR vendor at HIMSS18
By Bernie Monegain 01:35 pm May 07, 2018
CEO Jonathan Bush is reviewing the offer, which the hedge fund says can help the cloud IT company realize its potential and create more value for shareholders.

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