Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Seema Verma.
By Susan Morse 04:59 pm August 06, 2018
CMS is also seeking Blue Button 2.0 app developers, Verma says at second interoperability forum hosted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT in Washington, D.C.
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm August 03, 2018
Rival EHR vendors have differing plans for 2018, with Allscripts diversifying its product portfolio and Cerner focusing on two landmark EHR modernizations that could have industry-wide gravitational pull.
By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm August 03, 2018
The health system is ahead of the curve in routinely working genetics into primary care, and patient-shared genomic data has found a home in its EHR for physicians to reference.
Doctor using tablet and smartphone.
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:12 am August 03, 2018
More than 360 global Meditech customers have now migrated to the company's new web-based EHR, and private hospital Galway Clinic has become the first organisation in UK and Ireland to go live with the platform.
CommonWell Health Alliance presentation slide at HIMSS18

CommonWell Health Alliance presentation at HIMSS18. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 03:39 pm August 02, 2018
CommonWell Executive Director Jitin Asnaani says they are on track to make this generally available this summer.
athenahealth EHR
By Bernie Monegain 09:49 am August 02, 2018
The hedge fund expert says activist investor Elliott Management doesn’t want to buy athenahealth but hopes its takeover bid comes to another end.
Athenahealth revenue is up

Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 04:31 pm July 31, 2018
In the first earnings call since founding CEO Jonathan Bush stepped down from the company, officials said cost-cutting moves are fueling growth.
HIE evolving with API-based infrastructure

John Hopkins Medicine is among the providers in the HIE provider network. Credit: Facebook

By Mike Miliard 03:40 pm July 31, 2018
Adopting application programming interfaces enables health information exchanges such as CRISP to more effectively deliver data to hospital and payer members.
Virginia links all of its ERs to improve care, trim costs

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam with Bruce Lo, MD, medical director of emergency medicine at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 03:00 pm July 31, 2018
The ability to view information on a patient's 10 previous ED visits across different health systems saved on unneeded imaging tests and prevented the prescription of narcotics, one physician said.
eclinicalworks fined by HHS OIG for patient safety risk
By Jessica Davis 10:07 am July 31, 2018
Just one year after it settled with the DOJ for $155 million, OIG dinged the cloud-based EHR vendor for violating the settlement terms in its corporate integrity agreement.

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