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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.
By Erin McCann 10:56 am March 10, 2014
The electronic medical record market is poised for a competitive shakeup. As Stage 2 meaningful use demands more from hospitals, many current EMR platforms just aren't cutting it. As many as half of large hospitals are ditching their old systems for new, more interoperable platforms.
athenahealth topples Epic on KLAS list
By Mike Miliard 10:36 am January 31, 2014
After a long tenure as "Best in KLAS Overall Software Vendor," Epic Systems has been beaten by athenahealth for the top spot in this year's award ranking, which is tallied based on feedback from thousands of providers.
Health Catalyst has shown a Midas touch lately when it comes to putting data to
By Bernie Monegain 10:46 am January 28, 2014
Six-year-old Health Catalyst has not only landed $41 million in a third round of funding, but also has lured two of the big-name health systems in the country to implement its data warehousing and analytics technology.
By Bernie Monegain 11:00 am January 21, 2014
KLAS identifies three EMR leaders after interviewing providers using products from Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, e-MDs, Epic, GE, Greenway Medical, McKesson, MEDITECH, NextGen and SRSsoft.
By Erin McCann 12:00 am January 20, 2014
Although the number of hospitals participating in a health information exchange has more than doubled since 2008, the adoption numbers, industry officials say, continue to underwhelm.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am January 20, 2014
"I'm surprised that we continue to see the status quo in revenue cycle management," says Sean Wieland, managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray.
Stimilus package, meaningful use has been good for business.
By Mike Miliard 07:25 am December 31, 2013
In an eventful 10 years for healthcare, meaningful use made an unmistakable mark as vendors large and small took advantage of an unprecedented opportunity. As one observer puts it: "Obama's stimulus was the catalyst that lit this industry up five years ago. We haven't looked back since."
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am December 20, 2013
Remember the old days? Way back before 2009? Healthcare had some catching up to do. But no one quite knew just how to do it.
By Erin McCann 12:00 am December 20, 2013
The numbers were underwhelming. Ten years ago, just 17 percent of doctor's officers and 31 percent of hospital EDs had basic electronic health records, according to Centers for Disease Control data. Only 4 to 15 percent of hospitals used CPOE.

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