Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Cerner, partners with Simplee on price transparency
By Nathan Eddy 12:30 pm September 23, 2019
Cerner will add Simplee's financial engagement platform to its revenue cycle portfolio and incorporate its billing tools into its consumer-facing technology

Above photo: Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director General of Health Malaysia.

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By 12:00 am September 23, 2019
The Minister of Health Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad, in one of his remarks said, the Ministry of Health (MoH) is committed to ensure that the electronic medical record (EMR) system can be realised within three to five years in all hospitals and clinics nationwide.
The new platform applies natural language understanding technology to help health systems tackle their clinical documentation improvement initiatives.
By Mike Miliard 12:53 pm September 20, 2019
For their first new post-acquisition technology, 3M Health Information Systems and M*Modal have unveiled a clinical documentation improvement tool that uses artificial intelligence to boost speed and efficiency for clinicians and coders.
Rush, Ochsner Health System partner on telemedicine, Epic EHR
By Nathan Eddy 11:54 am September 19, 2019
Telehealth will enable specialist interventions, while the EHR will allow patients to see their healthcare information from both organizations while streamlining care coordination and more.
How one provider org used SDOH, analytics and texting to help reduce pre-term births

Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

By Bill Siwicki 11:01 am September 19, 2019
The Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation increased prenatal visit attendance by 24%, reduced early preterm delivery by 27%, and reduced first-year baby costs by 54%.
Mayo Clinic CIO: 'This artificial intelligence stuff is real'

Mayo Clinic CIO Cris Ross at Health 2.0

By Mike Miliard 08:56 pm September 18, 2019
"And it is coming quickly to a care setting near you," said Cris Ross at Health 2.0 on Tuesday, touting "small AI and big AI" tools that can help revamp IT systems to improve the experience of clinicians and patients alike.
By Tammy Lovell 04:43 am September 18, 2019
Researchers at the University of Manchester found that integrating patient data recorded on smartphone apps with EHRs helped identify disease trends.
Health system takes an ‘Epic first’ approach to integrating all data, including SDOH

Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center in Martinez, California.

By Bill Siwicki 03:48 pm September 17, 2019
Contra Costa Health Services takes on whole person care by gathering every bit of data, not just medical care data, and getting it into its Epic EHR. The results have been startling.

L-R: Glenn Winokur, Donald Rucker, Michael Pfeffer, Charles Alessi, Lisa Grisim.

By Mike Miliard 06:56 pm September 16, 2019
At Health 2.0, National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Donald Rucker and other clinical IT leaders explore the root causes of the burnout epidemic – and offer a wishlist of tech innovations that could help.

Dr. Albert Chan of Sutter Health, speaking at Health 2.0 on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 01:24 pm September 16, 2019
Dr. Albert Chan, chief of digital patient experience at Sutter Health, says health systems have to get better at interpreting data in novel ways to make good on their promise to patients.

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