September 28, 2015
The rollout of a $300M Epic EHR implementation at Cambridge University Hospitals in the UK is making a bad financial situation worse, according to news reports from across the pond.
September 24, 2015
Global health IT, management and outsourcing company Accenture has finalized its agreement to acquire Sagacious Consultants, an electronic health record consulting practice.
September 18, 2015
When we set out to survey Healthcare IT News readers about their electronic health record platforms, we expected they'd have a lot to say. And boy, did they ever. Responses were detailed, documenting specific problem areas and suggesting lots of ideas for improvement.
September 18, 2015
At The University of Vermont Medical Center, clinicians are using CDS technology to combat alert fatigue, customizing their Epic EHR to tailor the type and number of interaction alerts to more manageable levels.
September 15, 2015
It may seem counterintuitive to pull the plug on a new and expensive (reportedly $115 million) EHR system in favor of another brand. But that's what Banner Health is doing as it moves two recently-acquired hospitals from Epic to Cerner.
September 10, 2015
National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo, MD, announced this week that Rebecca Freeman, RN, will join the agency to spearhead its nursing outreach and help shape its clinical informatics activities.
September 04, 2015
As Labor Day weekend arrives, we look back on the hottest articles of the warmest season. Healthcare IT News' most popular looked at analytics, ICD-10, emerging technologies and other trends shaking up the industry.
September 03, 2015
Epic, Cerner and athenahealth were the only EHR vendors to post a gain in market in 2014. Moreover, competitors Epic and athenahealth alone held fast to their market share in 2014.
September 02, 2015
The landmark Department of Defense contract awarded to Cerner and Leidos will have a big effect on how private-sector health systems gauge the value of electronic health record systems, a new report from IDC suggests.
September 01, 2015
Jigar Kadakia knows a little something about data security. As CISO of Partners HealthCare in Boston, he leads a security team of more than 40 people responsible for keeping the health system well buttoned up. We talked with Kadakia about his approach to glean some ideas that might be useful to other health systems and hospitals big and small.