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CMS meaningful use
By Susan Morse 03:54 pm April 25, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services effort to reduce regulatory burdens are being warmly received but the industry appears less excited about price transparency and patient access to EHR data stipulations.
mayo clinic Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 02:25 pm April 25, 2018
As ambitious as consolidating onto a single electronic health record platform is, there’s even more to Mayo Clinic’s plan that took nearly five years to complete.
population health HIE

Prince George's County Health Department in Cheverly, Maryland. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:23 pm April 25, 2018
Maryland's Prince George County integrated Chesapeake Regional Information System's patient data into a single population health management platform to improve outcomes and lower costs.
VA EHR
By Jessica Davis 01:18 pm April 25, 2018
The House Appropriations Committee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs voted to fund the VA’s planned
healthcare data breach
By Jessica Davis 12:41 pm April 25, 2018
MEDantex left a portion of its customer portal open to the public after it rebuilt its site due to a ransomware attack.
predictive analytics medical devices physician alerts

Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 07:24 am April 25, 2018
Virtua Memorial Hospital and vendor Bernoulli worked together to nearly eliminate respiratory depression alerts, enhance care and lower costs.
By Mike Miliard 07:08 am April 25, 2018
Transportation apps are making their presence felt in hospitals, in EHR workflows – and even in federal policy discussions – giving access to appropriate care its due as a key social determinant of health.
EHR DoD Cerner
By Mike Miliard 06:09 am April 25, 2018
The Defense Health Agency is considering new technology to help it manage the increase of clinical data from its ongoing EHR modernization.
CMS overhauls meaningful use EHR program, renames it ‘Promoting Interoperability’
By Susan Morse 06:08 pm April 24, 2018
Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 measures and ultimately save hospitals over 2 million hours of work.
women CIOs
By Jessica Davis 01:41 pm April 24, 2018
Quest CIO Lidia Fonseca explains that by working with customers, technology vendors can better anticipate the needs of customers and design more effective products.

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