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Holding coins with seedling
By Bernie Monegain 10:56 am July 27, 2015
Paper-based records are being phased out at a rapid pace in healthcare, and digitization and virtualization are creating a whole market within the global healthcare industry, according to new market analysis.
DoD seal
By Mike Miliard 02:46 pm July 24, 2015
The winner of the gigantic contract will have to meet steep requirements for the Defense Department and, in turn, will be well positioned to also offer those capabilities to other customers. Competing EHR vendors are going to have to keep pace or risk irrelevancy.
UMass Memorial Medical Center
By Bernie Monegain 10:42 am July 23, 2015
UMass Memorial Healthcare will be rolling out an Epic EHR system to replace its Soarian EHR from Siemens, which is now part of Cerner. "Epic is coming," UMass Memorial President and CEO Eric Dickson, MD, wrote in a July 20 blog posted on the hospital's website.
Army Air Corps Apache helicopter
By Mike Miliard 10:24 am July 23, 2015
Before he founded CDS developer medCPU, Eyal Ephrat, MD, was a practicing physician. Before that, he was a helicopter pilot. Want to guess which workplace had the more reliable information systems?
Doc with stethoscope reaching out of laptop screen
By Erin McCann 10:54 am July 21, 2015
The folks at the University of Virginia Health System have done some impressive work with telemedicine. We caught up with Karen Rheuban, MD, director for UVA's Center for Telehealth, and David Cattell-Gordon, director of the UVA's office of telemedicine, to talk mHealth security, challenges and taking it to the next level.
Person falling icon
By Bernie Monegain 10:34 am July 13, 2015
Healthcare IT giant Epic is working on a clinical decision tool aimed at helping healthcare providers reduce the risk of falls in unsteady patients. The technology is expected to be ready and available to Epic's EHR clients by year's end.
crowd
By Tom Sullivan 08:03 am July 10, 2015
Armed with a portal and an armada of tablet computers, one hospital system has managed to reduce time spent in waiting rooms, slash paper consumption and cut costs. Here's how they did it.
Frank Richards
By Skip Snow 07:00 am July 08, 2015
Frank Richards has helmed Geisinger Health System's technology operations for 15 years -- and has been an employee of the care delivery pioneer for nearly four decades. We spoke to him about his views on the current and future state of healthcare IT.
People looking at laptop
By Mike Miliard 09:43 am July 02, 2015
As the summer dawns, we look back on the first six months of the year, highlighting the biggest stories -- from population health to ICD-10, meaningful use to privacy and security -- that had Healthcare IT News readers clicking, tweeting, liking, sharing and commenting.
CVS MinuteClinic
By Mike Miliard 10:57 am June 26, 2015
CVS Health has partnered with four health systems nationwide to provide them patient prescription and visit information, securely sharing data through its Epic electronic health record system.

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