Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Capitol Hill
By Bernie Monegain 10:43 am December 08, 2015
Health IT Now, along with with eight other organizations, some of them health IT vendors, are calling on Congress to stay the course on Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program.
By Mike Miliard 09:48 am December 08, 2015
Carequality, a public-private collaborative working as part of the Sequoia Project (formerly known as Healtheway) to drive more efficient data exchange, has launched an interoperability framework it says will be useful to a diverse array stakeholders.
Piggy bank
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am December 07, 2015
MD Revolution has completed a $23 million financing round, co-led by Chicago-based Jump Capital and a leading global healthcare technology company.
population health
By Skip Snow 09:50 am December 07, 2015
John Showalter, MD, is chief health information officer at the University of Mississippi. He spoke to Healthcare IT News about the ways "dirty data" can still help with population health, the criticality of patient engagement and how analytics are "the antibiotics of our time."
Kaiser Permanente
By Bernie Monegain 02:18 pm December 04, 2015
Kaiser Permanente will acquire Seattle-based Group Health. Executives from both health systems, each known for early adoption of healthcare IT, announced their plans today.
Money and tech
By Jessica Davis 04:20 pm December 03, 2015
HIMSS on Thursday launched its Value Score program, touting it as the first international IT quality measurement for healthcare providers that factors in technological, clinical and financial outcomes.
Phoenix Children's Hospital
By Henry Powderly 03:03 pm December 03, 2015
Nearly 100 hospitals were singled out by The Leapfrog Group this week for performing at the highest levels of quality and safety: lower infection rates, higher high-risk procedure survival rates, shorter lengths of stay and fewer readmissions.
Fingerprint
By Jessica Davis 10:29 am December 03, 2015
Fewer than half of U.S. hospitals support an infrastructure capable of two-factor authentication, The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT reported in November, while 35 percent of critical access hospitals and 40 percent of small rural hospitals report the lowest levels of capability.
IBM and Manipal
By Bernie Monegain 06:05 am December 03, 2015
Manipal Hospitals' corporate and teaching facilities in Bangalore, India, will be rolling out IBM's Watson for Oncology, a platform trained by Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Doctor with tablet
By Jessica Davis 10:21 am December 02, 2015
On Wednesday, drchrono launched what it touts as the first medical billing and business intelligence app designed specifically for the iPad. The tool allows medical practices to view claims and billing statuses from mobile devices.

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