Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

A person with a stethoscope using an EHR on a computer
By Kat Jercich 09:33 am January 26, 2021
Although the EHR market has made notable changes for the better, there's still ample opportunity for vendors and providers alike to work toward more robust data exchange, a new report shows.
Cerner, County Durham and Darlington NHS

Credit: University Hospital of North Durham

By Sara Mageit 09:20 am January 22, 2021
The trust has signed a 10-year agreement with Cerner to implement an integrated electronic patient record.
Halifax Health health system Florida EHR

Halifax Health, Daytona Beach, Florida

By Bill Siwicki 11:47 am January 21, 2021
It helped eliminate delays for mission-critical applications, improve clinician experience, optimize IT human resources, make disk expansion process 10X faster and reduce time spent managing storage by 75%.
Synthetic Health Data
By Mike Miliard 02:59 pm January 20, 2021
The use of realistic health record information that mimics lifelong medical histories can enable more innovative algorithms for disease modeling.
Sen. Roger Marshall

Sen. Roger Marshall, one of six senators who objected to the Electoral College count (Photo by Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

By Kat Jercich 12:49 pm January 20, 2021
The company had donated to the 2020 campaigns of a dozen federal legislators who went on to object to the presidential election results.

Above photo: Dr Gamaliel Tan (in grey), Group CMIO, NUHS during NTFGH's HIMSS EMRAM 7 revalidation (virtual) in November 2020. Credit: NTFGH

By Dean Koh 08:48 pm January 18, 2021
Although it was challenging, the virtual validation brought about opportunities for other hospital departments to participate and learn in the process.
COVID-19 vaccine administration

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By Mike Miliard 09:39 am January 15, 2021
The web-based Quick Vaccination tool enables customers to more easily administer the vaccine at multiple locations, and generates a certificate that's viewable in the patient portal.
L.A. Downtown Medical Center

L.A. Downtown Medical Center

By Bill Siwicki 01:38 pm January 14, 2021
L.A. Downtown Medical Center's EHR has supported growth that has included a 24% increase in revenue, a 25% increase in beds and a 77% increase in patient volumes.
Vaccine vials by a laptop computer
By Mike Miliard 09:51 am January 14, 2021
The new coalition, which also includes Carin Alliance, Mayo Clinic, Microsoft and Salesforce, is using FHIR standards to enable more secure, interoperable access to digital vaccination records.
People lining up for vaccines

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By Kat Jercich 09:45 am January 14, 2021
In lieu of a federal vaccine management system – at least for now – states have turned to their own technology for allocating and tracking the COVID-19 vaccine.