Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Epic EHR UNC Health

Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir is among the hospitals in the UNC Health Care system. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:37 am April 27, 2018
Using the company's "Happy Together" tool, UNC was able to document 12 percent of A1c test completions and 8.1 percent of flu shot completions from external data sources.
epic EHR

Cape Fear Valley Health in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 02:12 pm April 26, 2018
By replacing two Cerner systems, the North Carolina health system aims for a broader view, helping its physicians, nurses and IT staff work more collaboratively to serve patients with what it described as a comprehensive health record.
CMS meaningful use
By Susan Morse 03:54 pm April 25, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services effort to reduce regulatory burdens are being warmly received but the industry appears less excited about price transparency and patient access to EHR data stipulations.
mayo clinic Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 02:25 pm April 25, 2018
As ambitious as consolidating onto a single electronic health record platform is, there’s even more to Mayo Clinic’s plan that took nearly five years to complete.
VA EHR
By Jessica Davis 01:18 pm April 25, 2018
The House Appropriations Committee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs voted to fund the VA’s planned
predictive analytics medical devices physician alerts

Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 07:24 am April 25, 2018
Virtua Memorial Hospital and vendor Bernoulli worked together to nearly eliminate respiratory depression alerts, enhance care and lower costs.
CMS overhauls meaningful use EHR program, renames it ‘Promoting Interoperability’
By Susan Morse 06:08 pm April 24, 2018
Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 measures and ultimately save hospitals over 2 million hours of work.
By Bernie Monegain 10:11 am April 23, 2018
Behavioral health clinic becomes the latest provider to turn to the cloud for electronic health record, patient portal and revenue cycle management services. 
EHR contract with Epic

UI Health in Chicago EHR project bidding case will now go to the state ethics board for review. Photo via UI Health

By Jessica Davis 04:17 pm April 20, 2018
The board couldn’t rule out conflict of interest in the $62 million contract signed between Epic and the academic medical center to overhaul its legacy EHR and billing systems.
hospital EHR EMRAM Stage 7

Credit: Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital

By Bill Siwicki 03:17 pm April 20, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital shares lessons learned on the strategies it set and the challenges overcame to hit the highest level of IT adoption.

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