April 18, 2014
It's fair to say Linda Shanley has a rather full plate these days. "We're a 600-bed hospital – we're two hospitals, actually: one's a rehab hospital – and right now we're going through an Epic implementation," said Shanley, vice president and chief information officer at Hartford, Conn.-based Saint Francis Hospital.
April 03, 2014
Overall provider satisfaction with HIE solutions has dropped an average of 8 percent since last year as provider demands have outpaced vendor delivery, according to a new report from research firm KLAS. However, Cambridge, Mass.-based InterSystems was so pleased with its outcomes that the company provided details.
March 14, 2014
In the year and 10 days since it was launched in New Orleans, the vendors of the CommonWell Health Alliance have been setting up the infrastructure for their vision of cross-competitive data liquidity. Now it's time to see what that interoperability can accomplish for the patient.
March 10, 2014
The electronic medical record market is poised for a competitive shakeup. As Stage 2 meaningful use demands more from hospitals, many current EMR platforms just aren't cutting it. As many as half of large hospitals are ditching their old systems for new, more interoperable platforms.
March 04, 2014
With two hospitals, 800 physicians and more vendors than you can count on two hands and two feet, Hartford, Conn.-based St. Francis Care has a tall order when it comes to data sharing and care coordination.
February 28, 2014
Black Book Rankings has unveiled its top-ranked EHRs for 2014, scoring vendors across six different client experience categories.
February 12, 2014
Not all HIE products are created equal; some are more equal than others. At least that's according to the findings of a new Black Book Rankings report that names the top performing HIE vendors across five different categories.
February 07, 2014
A health IT consultant described the "Tower of Babel"-eqsue barrier she encounters coordinating disparate EHR systems to a panel at the Health Innovation Day conference. William Check, CTO at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association responded: "What you just described could have been the cable industries. It's amazing the parallel...
January 30, 2014
The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former accountant at healthcare IT company Allscripts with insider trading, trades he's alleged to have conducted through his wife's account. The SEC alleges the violations occurred in April 2012 -- a time when the company was disarray.
January 21, 2014
KLAS identifies three EMR leaders after interviewing providers using products from Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, e-MDs, Epic, GE, Greenway Medical, McKesson, MEDITECH, NextGen and SRSsoft.