Electronic Health Record (EHR)

By Mike Miliard 12:00 am March 09, 2016
The gold-rush buying spree of the early post-HITECH years may have settled down, but health systems are still spending big bucks on new technology, whether it's to rip-and-replace suboptimal EHRs or invest in new analytics or security tools. Keep track of implementations and go-lives in this running list.
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By Erin McCann 11:01 am September 21, 2015
As part of our 2015 EHR Satisfaction Survey, we reached out to Healthcare IT News readers to find out what they liked -- but heard just as often about what they disliked about their EHR systems.
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By Bernie Monegain 09:14 am August 04, 2015
In case you missed them, want to take a second look, or want to see what most Healthcare IT News readers were clicking, here are the most popular stories for the month just passed.
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By Bernie Monegain 07:14 am July 23, 2015
U.S. News and World Report just released its annual list of hospitals that are best for patient care. Here are some of the leaders whose work drives top quality at those organizations.
By Erin McCann 10:04 am July 14, 2015
This year, only six health systems in the nation earned the designation "Most Wired Advanced," from H&HN, demonstrating leading-edge data security, advanced analytics, patient safety initiatives and overall implementation of IT systems.
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By Bernie Monegain 04:22 pm June 12, 2015
The American Medical Informatics Association has created a task force, comprising some of the most experienced people in the field of health IT and patient safety, to take on the thorny issues associated with the use of electronic health records. Meet its members here.
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By Bernie Monegain 06:23 am June 02, 2015
When Robert Wachter, MD's new book, The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine's Computer Age, hit the market recently, it inspired us to highlight just a few of the many practicing physicians who also are compelled to write in addition to maintaining a demanding clinical schedule.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:12 am April 27, 2015
With emphasis on big data and analytics growing in the healthcare realm these days, we highlight some of the data-driven geeks we're watching for potential breakthroughs in the years ahead.
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By Mike Miliard 05:24 am April 22, 2015
From policy to payment reform to privacy and security, the 26th Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey takes the pulse of a fast-changing industry. With more thrown at health IT leaders every day, the annual poll offers insight into the plans, hopes and concerns of those on the front lines.
By Jeff Marion 07:42 pm April 15, 2015
Wednesday highlights from HIMSS15 in Chicago including the George W. Bush keynote.

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