Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Santa Clara EMRAM Stage 7

Valley Health Center in downtown San Jose, California. Photo via Google Maps

By Tom Sullivan 11:18 am October 20, 2017
The hospital uses its EHR, analytics and associated IT to foster communications between departments, decrease visits and shorten wait times.  
By Bernie Monegain 10:41 am October 20, 2017
While many vendors earned high marks, they all seem to have ‘too many clicks’ in the eyes of their users
Children's National wins HIMSS Davies Award

Children's National Hospital, Sheikh Zayed Campus. Photo via Children's National

By Bernie Monegain 09:35 am October 19, 2017
CIO Brian Jacobs says the award is the culmination of a decade’s worth of effort by hundreds of Children’s National employees, IT and otherwise. 
Medsphere Systems, Stockell Healthcare merge
By Bill Siwicki 03:40 pm October 18, 2017
The combination of Medsphere’s EHR and Stockell’s revenue cycle management in the cloud will be offered through a subscription service payment model.
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.

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