Pharmacy

Medications
By Jessica Davis 03:32 pm November 03, 2015
Online access to doctors' notes is directly linked to medication adherence in patients, a recent two-year Geisinger Health System study shows. It's billed as the first large-scale study to reveal how physician notes affect patients' prescription-taking practices.
Crowd
By Karen Handmaker 02:56 pm November 03, 2015
Population health management continues to gain momentum as a strategy for improving care quality and outcomes while preparing healthcare organizations for the transition to value-based care. We offer three examples -- deep dives -- on three approaches.
Meridian Health System
By Tom Sullivan 03:40 am November 02, 2015
The IT department at Meridian Health System is two blocks from its academic medical center -- a geographical layout that makes apparent the direct impact its technology work has on clinicians and consumers alike.
10e TeleVisits
By Tom Sullivan 09:31 am October 16, 2015
The new cloud-based platform rolls together analytics, big data, population health, telehealth tools and data from wearables into what the company's CEO said will set expectations for next-gen EHRs.
Future technology
By Bernie Monegain 10:37 am October 08, 2015
Imagine the state of healthcare and healthcare information technology in five years. What will it look like? Will healthcare provide more -- or less -- value? Will care be better coordinated? Will patients be more engaged? What about interoperability?
Doctor and patient with laptop
By Eric Wicklund 08:06 am September 30, 2015
The trick is in helping people make their own decisions without being overly prescriptive.
Speech bubbles
By Mike Miliard 12:19 pm 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.
The University of Vermont Medical Center
By Mike Miliard 08:30 am 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.
Error screen
By Erin McCann 10:49 am September 09, 2015
Is your electronic health record ONC-certified? Turns out, even if your EHR vendor and product is "certified" as meeting certain usability requirements, they might not actually be doing so, according to new analysis.
Passing the baton
By Mike Miliard 12:52 pm September 04, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has handed the baton to the Office of Management and Budget, as the rules for Stage 3 meaningful use and the modifications to Stage 2 inch closer to finalization.

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