Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

EHR satisfaction survey: After years of frustrations, user reviews turn positive
By Mike Miliard 01:12 pm October 09, 2017
In our third annual Healthcare IT News EHR Satisfaction Survey we asked hospital leaders, IT professionals and clinicians to rate their inpatient electronic health records systems.
OurHealth My Clinic

Photo via OurHealth.org

By Bill Siwicki 11:06 am October 09, 2017
The healthcare staffing company also tapped into the cloud-based vendor’s More Disruption Please innovator’s program, CIO Sherry Slick said.
Cerner EHR rollout

Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. Photo via Wikimedia

By Jessica Davis 09:21 am October 09, 2017
The lessons learned at the final MHS Genesis EHR pilot can prove valuable as the VA moves closer to securing its own Cerner contract.
eClinicalworks
By Bernie Monegain 03:05 pm October 06, 2017
New version of its cloud-centric EHR designed to improve workflow, company says.
Epic CEO Judy Faulkner
By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am October 06, 2017
A comprehensive health record, unlike today’s EHR, would incorporate more data types, notably social determinants, she says.
athenahealth EHR
By Bernie Monegain 08:51 am October 06, 2017
Company’s athenaOne for Hospitals and Health Systems platform has become the third most frequently selected records solution in the country, both in 2015 and 2016.
Mount Sinai Epic EHR

From left, Susan Brassell-Knox, senior director IT Program Management Office, Ken Koppenhaver, Epic applications senior director; Kristin Myers, senior vice president of IT; and Elena Sethi, director IT Program Management Office.

By Gus Venditto 12:45 pm October 05, 2017
After merging with a massive New York City health system, Mount Sinai had software from eClinicalWorks and GE as well as paper records and an aging mainframe to contend with. Here’s a look at how its PMO managed all that change.
telehealth innovation

Sue Schade, current principal at StarBridge Advisors, speaking at HIMSS' Pop Health Forum in Chicago on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm October 04, 2017
Challenges tied to fostering innovation, breaking down department silos and EHR logjams have to be overcome, Sue Schade tells at this week’s Pop Health Forum.
Canadian Cerner install

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

By Jessica Davis 12:15 pm October 04, 2017
While the president of the Nanaimo Medical Staff Association says the issues plaguing the IHealth EHR rollout aren’t unique to Cerner, a rushed deployment and lack of provider input have left the IHealth system riddled with issues.
hospital interoperability
By Bernie Monegain 12:57 pm October 03, 2017
Hospitals’ use of data for patient care from outside providers is low, with only 18.7 percent of hospitals reporting they “often” used these data, Health Affairs report finds.bern

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