Electronic Health Record (EHR)

EHR password sharing
By Mike Miliard 02:18 pm September 28, 2017
Of medical residents polled, all of them had shared authorized credentials at one time or another.
Epic EHR

Tomah Memorial Hospital

By Bernie Monegain 01:56 pm September 28, 2017
Next up, there’s a new hospital in the making.
Black Book outsourcing report
By Tom Sullivan 11:43 am September 27, 2017
While 91 percent of hospitals reported strong returns from outsourcing IT, the new research also found that hospital CIO’s satisfaction rates have slipped since last year.
patient ID
By Bernie Monegain 11:36 am September 27, 2017
Partners say they will prevent misidentification by cleaning up patient data and eliminating the creation of duplicate and overlaid medical records.
How to improve clinical documentation
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am September 27, 2017
As health systems work to get the most from their physicians' EHR charting, experts say it’s important to focus on the right metrics while working toward greater buy-in from doctors.
patient-centric care
By Jessica Davis 01:28 pm September 26, 2017
Lisa Stump opens up on how she directed a successful Epic rollout while driving population health and patient engagement strategies.
Allscripts integrating Merck Manuals

A screensnap of the Consumer Merck Manual online. Photo via merckmanuals.com

By Bill Siwicki 02:11 pm September 25, 2017
The materials also include content for patients.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford win Davies award
By Bernie Monegain 11:01 am September 25, 2017
HIMSS award puts the spotlight on achieving patient outcomes through the effective use of healthcare technology.
ONC chief Donald Rucker

"Our experience is that people will report if there are issues with their product," said ONC Chief Donald Rucker.

By Mike Miliard 01:08 pm September 22, 2017
New criteria for vendors are meant to ease burdens and ultimately pass cost-savings down to the hospitals and systems that buy electronic health record software, Donald Rucker says.
EHRs not equipped to handle diagnostic errors
By Bernie Monegain 11:57 am September 21, 2017
The committee also recognized the need for interoperability among EHR systems throughout to assist providers in arriving at an accurate and timely diagnosis.

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