Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

For one clinic, referral authorization tech cuts process from 5 minutes to 25 seconds

Pembroke Pines, Florida-based Primary Care Offices.

By Bill Siwicki 12:45 pm October 14, 2019
Automation changed the payer administrative tasks landscape at Primary Care Offices. For example, the clinic has gone from one referral coordinator per physician to one per three.
Cerner launches new cognitive platform, enters strategic deal with Geisinger
By Mike Miliard 12:44 pm October 09, 2019
Project Apollo, built using AWS cloud infrastructure, was unveiled by CEO Brent Shafer at the Cerner Health Conference, where it was also announced that Geisinger signed a 10-year deal to make Cerner's HealtheIntent the preferred analytics platform.

Timing-related EHR errors, which could delay the administration of critical medications if the order generated doesn't match the dose administration time intended by the prescriber, were one of the risks noted on this year's list.

By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm October 08, 2019
The annual report from ECRI Institute spotlights the Top 10 technology dangers in hospitals, ambulatory clinics and LTPAC settings.
By Mike Miliard 03:01 pm October 07, 2019
At the Connected Health Conference in Boston next week, the patient advocacy group celebrates a decade spent changing the conversation about how technology-enabled care is delivered.
Atrium Health merges SDOH data into its Cerner EHR to improve care, trim costs

Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 01:37 pm October 07, 2019
The North Carolina health system expects to see a decrease in emergency department utilization and readmission rates.
By Nathan Eddy 11:35 am October 07, 2019
The health system, which had been forced to shift operations into manual mode, using paper copies in place of digital records, purchased a decryption key from the hackers for an undisclosed sum.
By Nathan Eddy 10:37 am October 04, 2019
The integration between Cerner's HealtheIntent and i2i’s analytics products will offer clients a broader set of pop health management capabilities, the companies say, enabling more data-driven insights for Medicaid populations.
By Mike Miliard 03:43 pm October 03, 2019
The cloud-hosted, voice-enabled system will be designed and built with close input along the way from clinicians and IT staff, with an eye toward eventual deployment enterprise-wide.
By Mike Miliard 01:16 pm October 03, 2019
The company this week revealed that its Expanse platform will be made available via Google Cloud. In another announcement, it said it will now support Health Records for iPhone.

University of Utah Health.

By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm October 01, 2019
Epic calculates vital signs and triggers alerts sent to caregivers by the communications platform. The sepsis program saves 40 lives a year at University of Utah Health.

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