Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

Patients own their medical data
By Jessica Davis 12:50 pm October 13, 2017
The renowned author and physician-scientist highlights the hurdles to sharing data with patients and asserts that giving patients their records could save lives.
EHR vendors and CHR
By Tom Sullivan 11:00 am October 13, 2017
Cerner, athenahealth and eClinicalWorks said they are incorporating new data types, such as social determinants, population health and precision medicine to make EHRs more “comprehensive.”
cerner interoperability
By Mike Miliard 03:25 pm October 12, 2017
Its launch of portal-connected consumer health record and extension of free CommonWell exchange services are meant to show commitment to interoperability, "no matter what the definition," said President Zane Burke.
rural healthcare providers
By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm October 11, 2017
Azalea brings cloud-based IT, billing and reporting systems and services to the table, and Prognosis adds its electronic health records system.
opioid treatment pharmacist technology
By Jessica Davis 01:47 pm October 11, 2017
Interoperability and workflow norms stand in the way, but convincing insurers the tech is worth the extra price tag can be the biggest obstacle.
health IT vendors working to end the opioid crisis
By Jessica Davis 12:29 pm October 11, 2017
Several companies are working with policymakers and other vendors to replace the use of highly-addictive painkillers and reduce overprescribing.
HIMSS interoperability call-to-action
By Tom Sullivan 11:11 am October 11, 2017
Improved interoperability requires integrating exchange frameworks, improving usability, earning the engagement of caregivers and patients, and more.
eClinicalworks and opennotes
By Mike Miliard 12:25 pm October 10, 2017
EHR vendor’s cloud-based portal will now make it easier for physicians to share clinical notes with their patients.
EHRs genomic data
By Mike Miliard 10:46 am October 10, 2017
In some cases, more data is needed to draw conclusions, and in others, the tech just isn’t there yet, John Quackenbush, a computational biologist at Harvard's Dana Farber Cancer Institute, says.
EHR workflow
By Bill Siwicki 09:50 am October 10, 2017
The app provides a more sophisticated workflow for practices that are reviewing large amounts of patient data and filling medication and lab requests daily, company says.

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