Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Benjamin Harris 02:47 pm December 11, 2018
Black Book survey shows that some were wooed by brand names, instead of seeking core functionalities that give ROI – and wish they'd gotten more bang for their buck.
How hospitals can turn innovation labs into commercial profit centers
By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm December 11, 2018
Sinai AppLab at Mount Sinai Health System in New York and UPMC Enterprises at UPMC in Pittsburgh offer tips for commercialization success.
Updating EHR templates to match staff workflows aids ED performance
By Bill Siwicki 12:02 pm December 11, 2018
St. Mary Medical Center brought in a consulting team to reduce length of stay and the left-without-being-seen rate in its emergency department – and it worked.
By Diana Manos 11:11 am December 11, 2018
New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery, the first specialty hospital to win a HIMSS Davies Award for Excellence. has found a way to use teamwork and health IT to improve processes and care outcomes.

The district health board map of New Zealand. Credit: Ministry of Health NZ.

By Rebecca McBeth 10:15 pm December 10, 2018
A national group is being formed to start work on linking the country’s four regional clinical portals, with approval from the district health boards’ (DHBs) chief information officers.

Photo: Bass Coast Health

By Hafizah Osman 10:45 pm December 09, 2018
The MasterCare EMR solution will be used by Bass Coast Health clinicians to govern the assessment and management plans of clients, along with the monitoring and measuring of on-going outcomes.
By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm December 07, 2018
With EHR frustrations at a boiling point and physician burnout at epidemic levels, it's time to rethink the way IT is designed, developed and deployed to better enable a human touch, says one clinician.
HIMSS Davies
By Diana Manos 01:50 pm December 07, 2018
System deployed clinical decision support alerts along with its EHR to lead the country with the least amount of patient falls.
By Benjamin Harris 10:59 am December 07, 2018
Three winners and one honorable mention have been announced in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's Certified Health IT Product List Data Challenge.
By Diana Manos 03:11 pm December 06, 2018
Many EHR and health IT vendors have eliminated obstacles to participation, and most have made connection to the network plug-and-play, a new report says.

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