Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

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.
By 04:51 am October 15, 2020
In an effort to eliminate paper-based processes as much as possible, RMH implemented an ECM platform as a first step in an eventual transition to a full-fledged EMR system.
Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

By Bill Siwicki 01:06 pm October 14, 2020
This was enabled thanks to an FCC COVID-19 grant that supplied all physicians with new laptops that feature HD webcams and processing power for seamless video visits.
Epic logo sign in field before brick buildings
By Kat Jercich 12:44 pm October 13, 2020
InterSystems' IRIS Data Platform is now generally available to Epic customers.   
George Halvorson and Judy Faulkner

George Halvorson and Judy Faulkner

By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm October 12, 2020
In a conversation with George Halvorson, the CEO discusses interoperability, telehealth, rapid dissemination of new clinical insights and the ability to do installs and go-lives quicker and less expensively.
Physician burnout
By Bill Siwicki 12:28 pm October 12, 2020
In the third feature story in our burnout series, physicians discuss the stressors of 2020 and offer helpful tips on how their peers can combat burnout.
Doctor at laptop
By Kat Jercich 11:14 am October 12, 2020
The open-source FIDDLE tool has the power to speed up data preprocessing and build clinically useful machine learning tools, a new study in JAMIA shows.  
EHR training, COVID-19, coronavirus
By 09:36 am October 12, 2020
Providing EHR training for clinicians is challenging as up to 70% leave their jobs after training, but COVID-19 has raised the stakes. An upcoming webinar considers how to improve training and lower costs to meet pandemic pressures.