Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

Doctor resting EHR-enabled tablet on knee
By Kat Jercich 11:44 am October 26, 2020
Seamless shared health information can support patient transitions, from hospital discharge to outpatient follow-up care, signaling yet another potential advantage of telemedicine.
Coder EHR vendor burnout
By Bill Siwicki 11:43 am October 26, 2020
In this fourth entry in our burnout feature series, key executives at seven top electronic health record companies share the steps they’re taking to ensure their employees can manage the many stressors related to COVID-19.
Fernando Cortez of La Clínica de La Raza California

Fernando Cortez, CIO and information security officer at La Clínica de La Raza in Oakland, California

By Bill Siwicki 11:36 am October 23, 2020
The Federally Qualified Health Center didn’t let COVID-19 stand in the way of a successful EHR implementation. Here’s a step-by-step look at how they did it.
Norton Women's and Children's Hospital building in Kentucky

Norton Women's and Children's Hospital in Kentucky.

By Bill Siwicki 01:00 pm October 22, 2020
The Kentucky health system turned a highly manual search process entirely automatic – and is gaining some major rewards.
Christian Counseling Associates building in Plano Texas

Christian Counseling Associates in Plano, Texas.

By Bill Siwicki 11:20 am October 21, 2020
Christian Counseling Associates has retained 100% of its client base throughout the pandemic thanks to EHR-linked telemedicine technology.
Cerner trade show booth
By Mike Miliard 03:50 pm October 20, 2020
St. Joseph’s Health and Indiana University Health have already enlisted to help refine the EHR voice command tool, and the company has put out the call for other hospitals to do the same.
Maine Portland Community Health Center

Portland Community Health Center in Maine

By Bill Siwicki 11:54 am October 20, 2020
Nearly 90% of Portland Community Health Center’s telehealth patients say they’re satisfied with the provider’s virtual care, an overwhelming vote of confidence during a perilous time.
Bay State Physical Therapy Plymouth facility

Bay State Physical Therapy’s Plymouth facility.

By Bill Siwicki 11:54 am October 19, 2020
At the practice, appointment reminders have helped boost collections per visit by 7%; revenue cycle management cost per visit was reduced by 30%; and arrival rates have increased 2.5%.
Allscripts trade show booth display
By Kat Jercich 11:54 am October 19, 2020
The company says its name is too similar to its CarePort Health subsidiary, and is "highly likely to cause confusion."
Dots connected by lines over map of North America
By Mike Miliard 10:37 am October 16, 2020
The Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization's joint HIE will now be able to more easily connect with 15,000 hospitals and clinics in the private sector, enabling a richer flow of data and better care for veterans.