Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

EHR Regulatory Relief Act

Sen. Lamar Alexander speaking in front of the Senate on Oct. 30. Photo via C-span

By Tom Sullivan 02:52 pm November 02, 2017
The proposed legislation would remove the all-or-nothing approach of meaningful use and extend flexibility for hardship exemptions and payment adjustments.
HealthPartners Institute

HealthPartners Institute for Medical Education in Bloomington, Minnesota. Photo via Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 10:56 am November 02, 2017
The hospital will arm patients with devices that track blood pressure and send vitals through AMC Health’s clinical platform into HealthPartners Epic EHR.
CMS ONC Meaningful Measures

John Fleming, MD, deputy assistant secretary for Health Technology Reform and CMS Administrator Seema Verma

By Susan Morse 10:17 am November 02, 2017
Two top federal health officials are talking about cutting the regulatory red tape for how physicians are reimbursed, as the final MACRA rule on the physician fee schedule is due out this week.
EHR go-live
By 12:04 pm November 01, 2017
Solving interoperability problems for some hospitals has involved EHR go-live projects that align with strategic planning to find solutions – and spending money where the priorities are.
EHR
By Jeff Lagasse 11:40 am November 01, 2017
New AMA report finds the weight of technology and administrative burdens is creeping into time physicians need for patient care.
VA EHR

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, testifies at legislative hearing on Oct. 24. Photo via YouTube

By Jessica Davis 02:31 pm October 31, 2017
Allscripts CEO Paul Black urges David Shulkin to present data in a single view that will allow the agency’s healthcare providers to see actionable insights to ensure the best care for veterans.
Vanderbilt go live with Epic EHR

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

By Bernie Monegain 01:50 pm October 31, 2017
The two-year project dubbed “EpicLeap”, replaces McKesson EHR with 25 separate customized modules of Epic software.
 precision medicine breakthrough is about apps, not EHRs
By Tom Sullivan 12:09 pm October 31, 2017
Hospitals such as Beth Israel Deaconess and Providence St. Joseph Health are building their own apps to transform the future of personalized care.
Cerner VA EHR
By Tom Sullivan 01:51 pm October 27, 2017
With two huge government agencies already picking their EHR tech, President Zane Burke has his eyes on Federal Bureau of Prisons, Coast Guard, Indian Health and state Medicaid programs.
Cerner revenue up
By Bernie Monegain 01:22 pm October 27, 2017
President Zane Burke also hinted that the EHR company may invest in AI in the near future.

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