EHRs

Clunky EHRs have providers looking to the past
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am April 11, 2017
While nobody wants to go back to the pre-electronic health record days, pre-meaningful use is a whole other question.
doctors demand better EHR experience

photo by Juhan Sonin via Flickr

By Bernie Monegain 01:45 pm April 10, 2017
Electronic health record vendors are making the software more user-friendly, but not nearly fast enough. Doctors weigh in on what they need for a better EHR experience.
Mobile EHR Drchrono
By Jonah Comstock 12:26 pm April 10, 2017
drchrono was one of the first companies to offer an EHR that ran on mobile devices natively.
Redox wins Intermountain interoperability tech
By Bernie Monegain 11:12 am April 10, 2017
Startup sees total Series B funding swell to $10 million.
1 million patient records leaked
By Jessica Davis 04:02 pm April 07, 2017
A failed contract to build a customer database for HealthNow Networks, left personal health information exposed online for months, according to an investigation by ZDNet and DataBreaches.net.
ONC health data provenance challenge

Steven Posnack, director of ONC's Office of Standards and Technology, has launched the challenge because the integrity of health data requires having a way to trace and verify the source of information and how it's been altered throughout its lifecycle.

By Mike Miliard 12:45 pm April 07, 2017
The contest seeks better ways to determine where data has come from, and whether it's reliable and trustworthy.
medical record patient engagement
By Bernie Monegain 03:50 pm April 06, 2017
Researchers said asking patients to type a note into their medical record made for a more engaging experience.
EHRs and doctor's time
By Bernie Monegain 01:40 pm April 05, 2017
Doctors are reimbursed for office visits, labwork and medical procedures but not for desktop tasks.
Jared Kushner VA VistA

Jared Kushner, left, with President Trump after the announcement of the launch of The White House Office of American Innovation. Photo via Instagram

By Jessica Davis 03:36 pm April 03, 2017
VA has struggled to correct IT and scheduling issues for years, and it looks like those problems have landed on the chief son-in-law’s desk.
Donald Rucker national coordinator ONC
By Bernie Monegain 03:08 pm March 31, 2017
Rucker's name on Friday was listed in the HHS directory, but officials would not confirm the appointment.

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