Healthcare entities that want to be well positioned against cybersecurity threats must know what resources they have, how those are configured, and tightly control any changes, IT Process Institute chief executive Scott Alldridge said.
The diagnoses of 27.3 percent of patients with depression and 27.7 percent of patients with bipolar disorder were missing from their primary care electronic health records, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association has found.
The move toward population health and alternative payment models has seen providers embracing innovative approaches to care delivery, including significant investments in health information technology, according to the spring 2016 Economic Outlook survey from Premier.
The potential next EHR would more closely resemble modern interfaces such as Google and Facebook and leverage FHIR, if the VA indeed opts to move away from VistA. Undersecretary David Shulkin said the department is evaluating the best way forward.
Allscripts is the top-ranked EHR vendor among medical centers of more than 250 beds, according to a new Black Book report released today. Cerner topped the list for medium-sized community hospitals with 101-250 beds, and Evident/CPSI was the best among small and rural hospitals with fewer than 100 beds.
"Our organizations agree that patients should be at the center of their health care and that their providers can be empowered to deliver care that is informed by secure and authorized access to that patient's data, no matter where care has occurred," says Nick Knowlton, CommonWell's membership committee chair.