Electronic Health Record (EHR)

connect EHRs to public health

Zika is among the conditions Digital Bridge plans to track to improve data for public health and clinical practices as well as lower costs for information sharing.

By Bernie Monegain 08:49 am February 20, 2018
The aim is to streamline interoperability between private systems and IT public health agencies for disease monitoring and outbreak response. 
EHR interoperability global
By Bernie Monegain 04:41 pm February 19, 2018
Black Book also predicted a coming shift away from silo electronic health records systems to regional care coordination and information exchange in other countries.
VA Cerner EHR

VA Secretary David Shulkin, MD, testifies at the House VA Committee meeting on Thursday. Credit: YouTube

By Jessica Davis 01:04 pm February 16, 2018
VA Committee Chair Phil Roe was also concerned that the amount doesn’t cover maintenance or the cost to update the infrastructure necessary to accommodate the new platform.
athenahealth EHR doctor burnout
By Bernie Monegain 08:13 am February 16, 2018
CEO Jonathan Bush said the goal is to remove the grunt work doctors neither want nor are schooled to perform.
By Tom Sullivan 07:52 am February 16, 2018
The new platform helps hospitals reduce denials, increase collections and features a bot for authorization and follow-up.
EHR sessions at HIMSS18
By Jack McCarthy 07:23 am February 16, 2018
From artificial intelligence to simulation training, there are many sessions about making the most of your EHR.
Roche acquires Flatiron Health

“This is an important step in our personalized healthcare strategy for Roche, as we believe that regulatory-grade real-world evidence is a key ingredient to accelerate the development of, and access to, new cancer treatments,” Daniel O’Day, Roche Pharmaceuticals CEO, said. Credit: Roche

By Dave Muoio 05:22 pm February 15, 2018
Flatiron will remain autonomous in providing tech and data analytics for oncology research and development for Roche, and others.
flu season EHRs
By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am February 15, 2018
The health system said that the practice complexity and large-scale change required to transition to the new electronic health record are also causing delays.
clinical documentation challenges

Andrea Hall is the director of clinical informatics at Shawnee Mission Medical Center and will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Jonah Comstock 09:31 am February 14, 2018
Shawnee Mission Medical Center has different EHRs in separate care settings and that means informaticists have to accommodate varying workflows so they created a flexible system to manage it.
What Trump's budget proposal means for hospitals

Credit: YouTube

By Tom Sullivan 11:41 am February 13, 2018
The administration’s plan could inhibit progress on improving interoperability, eradicating info blocking, and medical research but also funds cybersecurity and the VA’s EHR modernization.

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