Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

amazon healthcare
By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm January 30, 2018
The tech giant said the cloud can serve as a home for patient records and enable a broader view at medical data to fuel value-based care.
antimicrobial stewardship

Methodist Hospital in Arcadia, California. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:15 pm January 29, 2018
Methodist Hospital of Southern California moved from a time-consuming, paper-based system to now completing mandated antibiotic rules on all patients in less than four hours.
Coast Guard EHR
By Bernie Monegain 11:36 am January 29, 2018
House Transportation Committee will question Coast Guard on Jan. 30 about its lack of management, governance, administration over the EHR issues.
EHRs and interoperability
By Jeff Lagasse 10:23 am January 29, 2018
ATM's interoperable functionality has been a benchmark for EHRs and now, they're making progress toward a similar interoperability says Cedars-Sinai chief clinical transformation officer Scott Weingarten.
allscripts EHR
By Jessica Davis 01:12 pm January 26, 2018
In the wake of the SamSam attack, some of the cloud-based clients still have issues, such as a need to login multiple times.
allscripts EHR
By Jessica Davis 11:47 am January 26, 2018
The lawsuit alleges Allscripts failed to secure and audit its system, which caused the system outage for about a week, causing “significant business interruption” for its clients.
Mychart patient portal

Wake Forest Baptist Health (above) and Novant Health are building new and innovative ways to share information.

By Bernie Monegain 01:27 pm January 25, 2018
The “Happy Together” collaboration between Novant and Wake Forest gives patients a single point of access to their data from both health systems.
By Bernie Monegain 08:55 am January 25, 2018
Most electronic health record vendors allocated less money to lobbying last year than they did in 2016 -- with the notable exception being Cerner.
Apple Health Record app

A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Jonah Comstock 11:23 am January 24, 2018
At launch, Apple is working with Penn Medicine, Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, Johns Hopkins, Geisinger Health System and others across the country.

Thomas Selva, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer and Bryan Bliven, CIO, of University of Missouri Health Care will host the session, "A Multi-Pronged Approach to Improve Provider Satisfaction,” at HIMSS18.

By Bernie Monegain 09:34 am January 23, 2018
HIMSS18 presenters explain how MU Health Care instituted a multi-pronged approach to boost physician satisfaction by 10% and offer feedback valuable to planning.

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