Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

By Jessica Davis 12:35 pm January 18, 2018
The agency contracted MITRE to perform an assessment and is pooling comments and recommendations for a final report due at the end of this month, the VA Secretary told the Senate VA committee.

Photo courtesy of eClinicalWorks

By Tom Sullivan 10:15 am January 18, 2018
The cloud-based electronic health record vendor will be showing new features and functionalities that CEO Girish Navani says make the software smarter so it helps doctors.
cerner EHR
By Jessica Davis 04:11 pm January 17, 2018
While circulating reports say DoD put its Cerner EHR replacement project on hold amid user complaints, the agency is in the middle of a planned 8-week assessment period at its four test sites.
EHR alert system

Innonvaccer at the IHI National Forum 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Credit: Innovaccer

By Tom Sullivan 10:16 am January 17, 2018
The software to be unveiled at HIMSS18 will tap algorithms to let clinicians know when a patient needs attention.
CIOX Health lawsuit
By Beth Jones Sanborn 02:43 pm January 16, 2018
Motion filed states charges have little merit and the case will require too many resources with too little to gain.
physician burnout
By Bernie Monegain 09:56 am January 16, 2018
Thomas Jefferson chief Stephen Klasko and athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush believe a healthcare system overhaul is not only necessary, but possible and will present their ideas at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas.
Cerner EHR Canada

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital in British Columbia, Canada. Photo via Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 03:46 pm January 15, 2018
The Ministry of Health's second investigation into Nanaimo's EHR project found that managers failed to leverage advice that could have helped prevent some of those issues.
Direct to consumer genetic testing
By Mike Miliard 03:16 pm January 15, 2018
A growth projection of 25.6 percent by 2022 is expected, says new Kalorama report, and so are changes in the doctor-patient relationship.
mission health EHR

Mission Health in Ashville, North Carolina

By Bill Siwicki 01:22 pm January 15, 2018
The Cerner EHR adds the Zipnosis telehealth notes after each virtual visit and recently used its integrated platform to address a pertussis outbreak.
patient safety EHR
By Mike Miliard 04:11 pm January 12, 2018
With copy and paste rampant, UW Health chief medical information officer Shannon Dean says toolkits and vendors can help, but physicians need to take responsibility for proper clinical documentation.

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