Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

Tell us: Which commercial EHR should the VA pick to replace VistA?
By Tom Sullivan 08:43 am April 20, 2017
The decision is due by July, but many questions are cropping up about which path is actually best in the long-run.  
Epic Judy Faulkner EHR
By Bernie Monegain 12:29 pm February 21, 2017
The new versions will provide pathways for providers who don’t need the full version of Epic.
legal record EHR malpractice

Jodi Daniel, partner with Crowell & Moring and former policy director at ONC, recommended that providers include legal risks associated with EHRs in risk mitigation strategies. 

By Diana Manos 07:08 am October 13, 2016
Electronic health records platforms are leaving doctors exposed by making it hard to demonstrate what they did and why. Some providers are even settling malpractice suits and not because of guilt. Hospitals cannot ignore the issue anymore.
Busy hospital
By Mike Miliard 11:43 am December 21, 2015
Population health was all the buzz at HIMSS15 in Chicago this past spring, and it will surely be among the hottest of topics when HIMSS16 kicks off in Las Vegas this coming February. It was also, not surprisingly, among the most popular story subjects on Healthcare IT News. Here were the 10 most-read stories on the topic of 2015.
Community Hospital
By Bernie Monegain 09:53 am December 17, 2015
Three Community Healthcare System hospitals in Indiana have achieved Stage 7, the highest level on HIMSS Analytics' Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model.
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
By Bernie Monegain 08:29 am December 17, 2015
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has won its second Davies Award from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, representing the first time the society has given its top award twice to a single facility.
Craig D. Richardville
By Bernie Monegain 09:33 am December 16, 2015
Carolinas HealthCare Systems Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Craig D. Richardville has been named the 2015 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year by CHIME and HIMSS, which give the award jointly each year.
University of Washington Medical Center
By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am December 15, 2015
In 2013, the electronic protected health information of about 90,000 individuals was accessed after an employee downloaded an email attachment that contained malicious malware.
CIOs
By Mike Miliard 10:05 am December 14, 2015
We polled the chief information officers of top IT departments and asked them about the projects they'll be pursuing in 2016 as well as their predictions for healthcare or health IT in the coming year.
Cerner
By Bernie Monegain 10:46 am December 11, 2015
Cerner appears to garner more recognition and interest with healthcare providers outside the U.S. than any other health IT vendor, according to a new report by research firm KLAS.

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