Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Rush University earns HIMSS Davies Award Of Excellence
By Bill Siwicki 01:45 pm January 31, 2019
The provider organization is being honored at HIMSS19 for its work using clinical data technology to better treat PTSD.
Meditech booth HIMSS18
By Diana Manos 09:09 am January 31, 2019
Companies will show the new tech at HIMSS19.
By Rebecca McBeth 03:47 am January 31, 2019
An implementation plan for a nationally consistent Electronic Oral Health Record (EOHR) will be presented to the country’s 20 district health board (DHB) chief executives by the middle of this year.
By Diana Manos 04:14 pm January 29, 2019
As the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT comments period drew to a close, a number of organizations weighed in about how to improve electronic health records platforms.
By Mike Miliard 12:36 pm January 29, 2019
As suicides increase and the opioid crisis continues, Congress, HHS and others need to do more to enable data sharing for at-risk patients.
Can EHRs’ contributions to physician burnout be cured? Mixing up training can help
By Bill Siwicki 10:50 am January 29, 2019
It’s pivotal for organizations to institute an ongoing program that promotes a state of continuous improvement, keeping pace with new functionality, one HIMSS19 speaker says.
By Mike Miliard 03:09 pm January 28, 2019
Candidates for the role should be able to share electronic health record best practices with DoD, oversee change management and training efforts and monitor budgets, officials say.
By Diana Manos 02:04 pm January 28, 2019
Common usability challenges can also contribute to medical errors, the organization said.

"If you go looking for the people that have the last mile wired and/or have the data available – and in some cases have it in normalized, curated repositories, ready to be exchanged – it's the HIEs," says John Kansky.

By Mike Miliard 09:51 am January 28, 2019
Even as EHR vendor-driven networks gain maturity and scope, older and more traditional health information exchanges still have a lot of critical value to bring to the table, one expert says.
By Dean Koh 02:23 am January 28, 2019
In December 2018, Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce announced plans to put medical-related fees, including drugs, supplies and service charges, on the price control list of the government’s central committee on prices of goods and services.

Most Read

The Daily Brief Newsletter