Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Nathan Eddy 10:41 am March 26, 2020
"EHR disaster preparedness testing in the future will need to be able to simulate large volumes of patients over long periods of time," says one nursing informatics consultant.

AUBMC has made history in Lebanon as the first organisation to achieve Stage 6 of the HIMSS EMRAM and O-EMRAM

By Sophie Porter 02:19 am March 25, 2020
The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) has made history in Lebanon as the first organisation to achieve Stage 6 of the HIMSS Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model (EMRAM) and Outpatient-EMR Adoption Model (O-EMRAM).
By Mike Miliard 04:00 pm March 24, 2020
The private-sector collaborative includes EHR vendors (Epic, athenahealth), Big Tech (AWS, Microsoft), health systems (Mayo, Intermountain) and many others, all working to speed development of "secure, ethical, innovative, open source" tools to combat the crisis.
Athenahealth adds mobile decision tool to epocrates for COVID-19
By Nathan Eddy 12:57 pm March 20, 2020
Views of the added CDC guidelines have increased 600% over 10 days, receiving seven times more views than any other set of guidelines in the epocrates app.
How EHR vendors are arming providers to handle COVID-19
By Fred Bazzoli 12:45 pm March 20, 2020
Healthcare IT News presents a look at the new capabilities popular EHR vendors are adding, along with helpful links to additional tech info and coronavirus resources.
By Dean Koh 04:12 am March 20, 2020
While public hospitals aim to improve their operational efficiency and medical outcomes, private hospitals are making a digital push to enhance their value proposition.  
By Leontina Postelnicu 09:26 am March 17, 2020
The HIMSS model measures a hospital's digital maturity according to its EMR capabilities.
By Jonah Comstock 10:33 am March 13, 2020
In a Q&A with Healthcare IT News, Hal Wolf spoke about the tumultuous past weeks and what’s next for the nonprofit organization.

Above image: What people can expect to see the first time they access My Health Record after the system upgrade. Credit: ADHA

By Dean Koh 05:21 am March 13, 2020
The latest upgrade makes it easier for people to control who sees and accesses their health information.  
Albertina Kerr improves care with Epic’s Coordinated Care Management platform

Albertina Kerr, Portland, Oregon.

By Bill Siwicki 01:24 pm March 10, 2020
The Oregon provider is the first to use the care coordination application to support programs for people with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges.

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