Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

What to know before purchasing a next-gen ambulatory EHR
By Bill Siwicki 08:35 am December 17, 2018
Executives from Epic, Allscripts, athenahealth, eClinicalWorks and Greenway reveal what business decision makers should expect from their forthcoming software and cloud-based services.
EHR strategic goals
By Bill Siwicki 08:22 am December 17, 2018
Prime Care Family Practice COO Amar Shah says the platform helps it address quality, cost and overutilization.
Checklist: 10 steps for future-proofing ambulatory EHRs
By Bill Siwicki 08:08 am December 17, 2018
Action items to help make the most of whichever electronic health record platform you’ve chosen.
By Mike Miliard 02:01 pm December 14, 2018
Could distributed ledger technology offer the promise of real-time EHR updates, seamless interoperability and protection from ransomware?
By Leontina Postelnicu 08:05 am December 14, 2018
The number of people seeking health information online across EU countries nearly doubled last year, compared to figures from 2008, according to research cited in a new report from the European Commission and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
By Benjamin Harris 02:47 pm December 11, 2018
Black Book survey shows that some were wooed by brand names, instead of seeking core functionalities that give ROI – and wish they'd gotten more bang for their buck.
How hospitals can turn innovation labs into commercial profit centers
By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm December 11, 2018
Sinai AppLab at Mount Sinai Health System in New York and UPMC Enterprises at UPMC in Pittsburgh offer tips for commercialization success.
Updating EHR templates to match staff workflows aids ED performance
By Bill Siwicki 12:02 pm December 11, 2018
St. Mary Medical Center brought in a consulting team to reduce length of stay and the left-without-being-seen rate in its emergency department – and it worked.
By Diana Manos 11:11 am December 11, 2018
New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery, the first specialty hospital to win a HIMSS Davies Award for Excellence. has found a way to use teamwork and health IT to improve processes and care outcomes.

The district health board map of New Zealand. Credit: Ministry of Health NZ.

By Rebecca McBeth 10:15 pm December 10, 2018
A national group is being formed to start work on linking the country’s four regional clinical portals, with approval from the district health boards’ (DHBs) chief information officers.

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