Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Mike Miliard 11:34 am October 17, 2018
The cooperative aims to bring stakeholders together to find new and pragmatic approaches to data sharing, and come up with ways to combat information blocking.
Change Healthcare booth at HIMSS18.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:20 pm October 15, 2018
CarePort customers can now receive automated medical reviews sent straight to their Care Management workflow, thereby reducing administrative burden.
By Dean Koh 04:38 am October 12, 2018
The IT journey in clinical systems in Singapore dates back to the 1980s and by the early 2000s, two distinct electronic medical record (EMR) systems emerged from the two integrated clusters.
Penn Medicine building exterior view

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By Mike Miliard 04:53 pm October 11, 2018
Penn Medicine is pursuing a new initiative it says will innovate electronic health records for 21st Century medicine.
bottle of opioid pills
By Mike Miliard 03:41 pm October 10, 2018
As part of National Health IT Week, two HIMSS Davies Award winners share advice and best practices for putting technology to work fighting the abuse epidemic.
doctor and nurse looking at xrays on computer screen
By Bill Siwicki 01:10 pm October 09, 2018
Standalone CDS solutions can be hard to integrate with EHRs, the report shows, but better-integrated tools may not offer the most robust functionality.
exterior view of Mayo Clinic
By Mike Miliard 11:51 am October 09, 2018
With a proverbial flip of the switch at three locations in Florida and Arizona, Mayo Clinic has completed its $1.5 billion Epic electronic health record implementation, linking all Mayo sites on an integrated EHR and revenue cycle management system.
Children's National Health System, Sheikh Zayed Campus

Children's National Health System, Sheikh Zayed Campus

By Bill Siwicki 04:50 pm October 08, 2018
This case study shows how care coordination software is helping Children's National Health System disseminate key discharge documents to the right subacute providers.
veterans affairs building sign
By Jessica Davis 04:44 pm October 04, 2018
The EHR giant released the team of health IT vendors in addition to Accenture and Leidos that will help support Veterans Affairs’ transition from its legacy VistA EHR to the $16 billion Cerner platform.
outside view of Saint Luke's Health System in Kansas City
Saint Luke’s Health System is an 11-hospital network based in Kansas City, Missouri. Credit: Saint Luke’s

By Bill Siwicki 03:30 pm October 04, 2018
This case study examines a platform that helped identify 150 percent more sepsis patients, decreased mortality by 30 percent, and correctly identified and treated sepsis, increasing billing income by $70,000 per month.

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