December 05, 2014
Despite an early stumble out of the gate, some blue chip EHR vendors have begun their collaborations with Apple's HealthKit platform.
December 05, 2014
Health Level Seven International has launched the Argonaut Project -- a collaborative comprising healthcare heavy-hitters such as Epic, Cerner, MEDITECH, Mayo Clinic, Intermountain, Beth Israel Deaconess and Partners HealthCare -- to speed the development and adoption of HL7’s standards framework, FHIR.
December 02, 2014
How did Duke Medicine and the Ochsner Health System move so fast to become the first to integrate their electronic health records with Apple's HealthKit? Leaders from both health systems open up about why and how they made it happen -- and what they've seen since then.
November 18, 2014
At the American Medical Informatics Association's annual symposium today, developers and backers of public application programming interfaces talked about how the standard could speed interoperability with add-on apps to enterprise EHRs, and help make those bulky systems more nimble.
November 12, 2014
Technology champion Penny Wheeler, president and chief clinical officer at Allina Health will become the first woman and the first physician named CEO at the 12-hospital health system.
November 11, 2014
Geisinger Health System and xG Health Solutions, a company founded by Geisinger, have connected a software app to an electronic health record by employing a new draft standard developed by international standards organization Health Level Seven.
November 06, 2014
Cerner CEO Neal Patterson put EHR interoperability front and center during the Cerner Health Conference, a client gathering that drew some 11,000 participants to the Kansas City Convention Center this week. There, he made a big announcement about Cerner's participation in the CommonWell Health Alliance.
November 05, 2014
There's a new rift opening up between smaller health networks and large, highly-capitalized hospital systems that can afford to eat the high costs of "misjudged" electronic health record purchases while still making other investments in financial software and emerging patient care technologies, according to a new report.
October 20, 2014
Frustration with electronic health records has never been higher among RNs, with vast majorities complaining of poor workflows, bad communication and scant input on implementation decisions, a new survey shows.
October 17, 2014
In a congressional hearing Thursday, a Texas Health Resources executive joined other clinical stakeholders in the U.S. Ebola crisis to shed light on the myriad oversights that materialized when the Ebola virus arrived on American soil.