EHR equates to Electronic Health Records

American Well embeds telehealth into EHR workflows with AW11

New version of the company's software aims to make it easier for acute care providers to order up virtual consults.

Mayo Clinic CIO Christopher Ross on breaking the $1 billion EHR and IT modernization rollout barrier

Mayo Clinic is on the cusp of one of the biggest and most expensive EHR go-lives in history. 

When the health system replaces Cerner and GE software with Epic’s electronic health record on May 5, at its Rochester, Minnesota,  headquarters, the go-live will be the most critical piece of a massive technology project dating back to 2013. But it won’t be the last: Launches in Arizona and Florida are scheduled for October 2018. 

Opioid epidemic: Why aren't prescription drug monitoring programs more effective?

Issues with data standardization and the differences in regulations inhibit their potential.

InTouch Health buys Reach Health, bolstering inpatient, outpatient telehealth presence

With the new acquisition, the virtual care company says it's building out its platform to better handle interoperability and data management continuity for small physicians practices and multi-hospital systems alike.

Apple Health Records: Readers optimistic on adoption but skeptical small providers can use it

Health IT professionals offer their opinions about what the project might be able to accomplish for patient engagement and consumer-mediated exchange – and how ready smaller providers might be to someday try it themselves.

Senator blasts DoD EHR rollout as 'putting patient lives at risk'

While the Defense Department has hailed the pilot stage of its Cerner EHR implementation as successful, Sen. Patty Murray outlined a list of concerns over tech issues.

UNC Health uses Epic to pull in other EHR data to create better comprehensive patient view

Using the company's "Happy Together" tool, UNC was able to document 12 percent of A1c test completions and 8.1 percent of flu shot completions from external data sources.

Cape Fear Valley Health moves to Epic and calls it a CHR, not EHR

By replacing two Cerner systems, the North Carolina health system aims for a broader view, helping its physicians, nurses and IT staff work more collaboratively to serve patients with what it described as a comprehensive health record.

Clinical optimization: Liberating the data from EHRs

Providers still struggle to put clinical data to use.