Doctors in discussion
By Bernie Monegain 06:25 am May 30, 2014
Identity management and unauthorized data access by employees present the biggest threat to security and privacy of patient data, according to healthcare providers across the country.
Doctor checking boxes
By Anthony Vecchione 10:37 am May 21, 2014
When it comes to choosing the right barcode medication administration system, industry experts advise prospective customers to take a close look at what electronic medical record they select.
By Bernie Monegain 10:56 am May 16, 2014
Epic to non-Epic clinical data sharing can be done, but it is not without challenges, according to a new report from research firm KLAS. The report examines what health organizations not using an Epic system have to do in order to share data with health systems that employ an Epic EHR.
Jack Beaudoin, Special Contributor
By Jack Beaudoin 07:30 am April 30, 2014
Some analysts are predicting the next "great wave" in EHR purchasing among U.S. hospitals to be just around the corner. But do the numbers really bear that out?
Binary code
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am April 24, 2014
The shift toward value-based care has sparked a demand for analytics like never before, according to a report from research firm KLAS. The report also points out that the demand has vendors rushing a wave of new products to market.
By Bernie Monegain 01:00 am April 18, 2014
While compared with other industries, healthcare has been slow to recognize the value that data and analytics could have on both the clinical and the business sides of the house.
ICD-10 delay provides relief to some, frustrates others.
By Austin Cameron 09:49 am April 09, 2014
KLAS spoke with more than 100 providers for the recently published ICD-10 consulting services report, in which providers revealed who they used for ICD-10 assessments/road maps, implementation/PMO resources, on-site training, eLearning and application testing. KLAS re-contacted several of these providers to ask how the delay will affect their...
Paul Grabscheid, InterSystems vice president of strategic planning
By Bernie Monegain 10:25 am April 03, 2014
Overall provider satisfaction with HIE solutions has dropped an average of 8 percent since last year as provider demands have outpaced vendor delivery, according to a new report from research firm KLAS. However, Cambridge, Mass.-based InterSystems was so pleased with its outcomes that the company provided details.
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am March 13, 2014
Having landed 250 mega multi-million dollar EHR installations in large hospitals and integrated delivery networks across the country, Epic is now making its way into smaller community hospitals. According to a new report, the move is providing new opportunities for the organizations.
MinuteClinic taps Epic for EMR
By Bernie Monegain 11:01 am March 10, 2014
The largest retail clinic in the country will roll out the most popular commercial EMR system throughout all its clinics. MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark will switch to the Epic electronic medical record system called EpicCare.

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