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analytics on EHR data
By Mike Miliard 01:54 pm April 28, 2017
MGMA survey finds mixed approach to interpreting, aggregating or organizing their records.
medication errors linked to healthcare technology
By Bill Siwicki 01:13 pm April 28, 2017
Leapfrog Group says 30 percent of hospitals fully meet the four criteria for bar code medication administration, though 74 percent meet the group’s two CPOE criteria.
Zane Burke Cerner VA VistA
By Tom Sullivan 12:16 pm April 28, 2017
President Zane Burke said at this point there’s nothing but speculation about a potential contract to replace the VA’s VistA.
Greenway Health hit by ransomware attack

Greenway Health headquarters in Carrollton, Georgia. (Wikimedia Commons)

By Jessica Davis 10:23 am April 28, 2017
Internet-hosted users of the company’s Intergy EHR platform may experience limited activity as a result of the cyberattack, officials said.
Wake Forest's Epic EHR rollout was a money pit. Here's how they turned it around
By Jessica Davis 09:46 am April 28, 2017
CIO Chad Eckes transitioned the severely outdated system to a converged infrastructure resulting in faster workflow, higher uptimes, increased speed and value.
Cerner still leads in EHR marketshare, though smaller vendors are making moves
By Bernie Monegain 09:17 am April 28, 2017
Cerner still has the greatest market share for electronic health record vendors in the United States, beating out top rivals Epic and Mckesson, according to the latest Kalorama report. McKesson’s market share was second while Epic came in third. The positions were the same last year.
Cognitive computing IBM Watson Health Datapalooza
By Tom Sullivan 04:20 pm April 27, 2017
Artificial intelligence tools will augment physicians’ jobs and one day be able to provide Memorial Sloan Kettering levels of care in places as far as rural China, Big Blue representatives said at Health Datapalooza.  
By Jessica Davis 03:33 pm April 27, 2017
By advancing the EHR code base, rather than picking a commercial EHR, Veterans Affairs can modernize its proprietary software at a fraction of the cost, officials say.
By Jessica Davis 02:29 pm April 27, 2017
The note sharing platform won the Health Data Liberator Award at Health Datapalooza for its innovative approach to data sharing.
Partners expands second-opinion service with Health Advocate partnership
By Mike Miliard 02:22 pm April 27, 2017
Complete change in the treatment plan was recommended in 90 percent of medical cases remotely reviewed. 

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