Electronic Health Record (EHR)

EHR safety contest from ONC
By Tom Sullivan 11:12 am May 23, 2018
Agency seeks app that enables clinicians to report safety issues within the EHR workflow.
HIMSS releases free interoperability environmental scan
By Tom Sullivan 08:43 am May 22, 2018
Hospitals can use the tool to assess connectivity options such as Epic’s Care Everywhere, Carequality, CommonWell, the Sequoia Project, others.
Cerner President Zane Burke talks about DoD MHS Genesis EHR
By Jessica Davis 02:03 pm May 21, 2018
On a call with investors, Burke praised the EHR pilot at the Defense Department and suggested those negative media reports may have involved a competitor.
Trump shakes hands with acting VA secretary Wilkie at White House

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Robert Wilkie after nominating him to be next Veterans Affairs Secretary on Friday. Photo by Mark Wilson, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 02:28 pm May 18, 2018
Joking that he “ruined the surprise,” the President made the announcement at the White House prison reform summit Friday afternoon.
athenahealth takeover bid

Credit: athenahealth on Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am May 18, 2018
With $6.5 billion on the table, we take a look at what lead up to last week’s offer from Elliott Associates to take the cloud-based technology vendor private.
VA secretary Wilkie announces VA signs Cerner EHR contract

Acting Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie delivers a brief statement during the daily news conference at the White House on May 17. The VA later announced its decision to sign Cerner contract. Photo by Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images)

By Jessica Davis 09:30 am May 18, 2018
After nearly a year of speculation, the Veterans Affairs Department will implement the same EHR as the Department of Defense.
Crisp Regional Health goes to Cerner for EHR
By Bernie Monegain 05:05 pm May 16, 2018
Crisp executives expect the new tech platform will streamline operations and improve patient care.
Veterans Affairs EHR modernization project
By Jessica Davis 02:36 pm May 16, 2018
In the last four months, the agency has lost about 40 senior staffers and the lack of experienced IT leadership puts the EHR modernization project at risk, 11 Congressional members argue.
Sutter health cybersecurity breach in california

Photo via Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 01:21 pm May 16, 2018
The activation of a fire suppression system of one of the health system’s data centers on Monday shut down its Epic EHR and other information systems.
Athenahealth takeover bid
By Bernie Monegain 11:02 am May 16, 2018
Activist investor blasts cloud-based EHR company for not responding a week after receiving the notice.

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