Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

CRISPR precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm October 26, 2017
Researchers from MIT and Harvard's Broad Institute have found a way to switch out individual nucleotide letters, allowing a more efficient and cleaner solution to fixing point mutations.
Cerner EHR project for VA

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, testifying on Oct. 24.

By Jessica Davis 03:10 pm October 24, 2017
While the launch of the new EHR to replace the outdated VistA system will take just 18 months, but the whole system overhaul will take much longer.
John Halamka
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am October 23, 2017
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO says tailored treatment plans could be here soon with more widespread FHIR exchanges enabling easier access to cloud-based CDS insights.
7 quotes from Jonathan Bush on athenahealth’s 'painful' quarter
By Bernie Monegain 10:49 am October 23, 2017
The EHR company’s CEO says he layoffs stung, but admitted the presence of an activist investor has led the vendor to scrutinize its performance.
By Jessica Davis 10:21 am October 23, 2017
The case was dismissed based on jurisdiction, but the VA and Cerner both say CliniComp has not shown why the VA’s decision is illegal or unjustified.
EHR certification compliance
By Bill Siwicki 04:32 pm October 20, 2017
Only 9 percent are fully compliant with ONC’s 2015 EHR certification, according to a new report from the eHealth Initiative. 
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush

Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush

By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm October 20, 2017
CEO Jonathan Bush says plans are underway to curb as much as $115 million in spending by the end of 2018.
Santa Clara EMRAM Stage 7

Valley Health Center in downtown San Jose, California. Photo via Google Maps

By Tom Sullivan 11:18 am October 20, 2017
The hospital uses its EHR, analytics and associated IT to foster communications between departments, decrease visits and shorten wait times.  
By Bernie Monegain 10:41 am October 20, 2017
While many vendors earned high marks, they all seem to have ‘too many clicks’ in the eyes of their users
Children's National wins HIMSS Davies Award

Children's National Hospital, Sheikh Zayed Campus. Photo via Children's National

By Bernie Monegain 09:35 am October 19, 2017
CIO Brian Jacobs says the award is the culmination of a decade’s worth of effort by hundreds of Children’s National employees, IT and otherwise. 

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