Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Mike Miliard 09:15 am April 03, 2019
The National Coordinator talks 21st Century Cures, information blocking, Apple, consumerism, FHIR, open APIs and new business models he sees emerging amid the "overarching theme of human choice and freedom and dignity."
Providence St. Joseph boosts physician, patient satisfaction with Epic interoperability tool
By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm April 02, 2019
Case study: The EHR vendor's Happy Together technology enables the health system to incorporate data from patient portals from other healthcare organizations into its MyChart portal.
Cerner EHR alert helps Missouri provider reduce blood transfusion rate, save $1 million
By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm April 01, 2019
Blood is a precious commodity nationwide, and often wasted. At University of Missouri Health Care, the mean red blood cell transfusion rate is now 22.4 percent below the original baseline rate. The medical director of transfusion services explains how that was accomplished.
By Mike Miliard 01:51 pm April 01, 2019
A new KLAS and Arch Collaborative report finds that RNs generally like their electronic health records more than physicians, perhaps offering hints at improved usability.
By Tom Sullivan 11:07 am April 01, 2019
The EHR vendor continues its tradition of April 1 gags.
By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am April 01, 2019
New HIMSS Media research finds that nearly 75 percent of hospitals are beyond the basic level of interoperability, that best practices for information sharing are emerging and half are gearing up for APIs and FHIR.
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HIPAA is inextricably linked to patient privacy, but building a trusted, long-term patient relationship goes beyond HIPAA compliance and requires a deeper commitment to keep patient PHI safe and private.
Nebraska Medicine links voice technology to Epic EHR, boosts physician performance

The main campus of the Nebraska Medicine health system.

By Bill Siwicki 12:46 pm March 29, 2019
Since implementing a suite of Nuance voice recognition tools, the health system has seen a 23 percent reduction in transcription costs and 71 percent of users reporting that the quality of their documentation has improved significantly.
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By Tom Sullivan 12:17 pm March 28, 2019
EmblemHealth CEO Karen Ignagni says the effort gives a glimpse into the next generation of population health.
By Mike Miliard 04:45 pm March 26, 2019
The HELP Committee on Tuesday heard feedback from stakeholders about how the proposed rules from CMS and ONC should be fine-tuned for optimal effect.

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