Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Mychart patient portal

Wake Forest Baptist Health (above) and Novant Health are building new and innovative ways to share information.

By Bernie Monegain 01:27 pm January 25, 2018
The “Happy Together” collaboration between Novant and Wake Forest gives patients a single point of access to their data from both health systems.
By Bernie Monegain 08:55 am January 25, 2018
Most electronic health record vendors allocated less money to lobbying last year than they did in 2016 -- with the notable exception being Cerner.
Apple Health Record app

A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Jonah Comstock 11:23 am January 24, 2018
At launch, Apple is working with Penn Medicine, Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, Johns Hopkins, Geisinger Health System and others across the country.
ransomware attacks

Once the hackers get a window into the server, the virus can spread throughout a network.

By Jessica Davis 02:55 pm January 23, 2018
The latest onslaught of ransomware attacks target RDP and JBoss servers using brute force attack methods to gain access to a system.

Thomas Selva, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer and Bryan Bliven, CIO, of University of Missouri Health Care will host the session, "A Multi-Pronged Approach to Improve Provider Satisfaction,” at HIMSS18.

By Bernie Monegain 09:34 am January 23, 2018
HIMSS18 presenters explain how MU Health Care instituted a multi-pronged approach to boost physician satisfaction by 10% and offer feedback valuable to planning.
ransomware attack allscripts
By Jessica Davis 04:42 pm January 22, 2018
Customers are saying that e-prescribing and hosted services are still down.
Veterans Affairs EHR
By Jessica Davis 04:05 pm January 19, 2018
The proposed revision from VA Secretary Shulkin would allow the VA to share data to improve veteran care experience at community and HIE providers.
FHIR standards

HL7's FHIR specification was seen as the one with the most potential to have an impact in the next two years.

By Mike Miliard 01:34 pm January 19, 2018
Innovation was the largest divergence among results with only 14 percent having a dedicated innovation center and a third with no innovation plans in the next 24 months.
By Jessica Davis 12:04 pm January 19, 2018
Users took to Twitter to complain about the cloud EHR being down, with some unable to access patient information all day.
doctor burnout

Janae Sharp lost her husband to suicide and now she’s building a legacy for her children by blowing the doors open on the stigmatized subject.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:21 am January 19, 2018
HIMSS18 presenter and Health IT consultant Janae Sharp lost her husband to suicide and now believes clinician engagement tools can help doctors in the future.

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