By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am September 25, 2014
Cerner will get a little help from its prestigious client, Intermountain Healthcare, when it prepares its bid for the Department of Defense EHR contract, which could be valued at up to $11 billion, according to the government.
By Bernie Monegain 02:34 pm September 18, 2014
"These folks really embrace technology, and they see the value in it and how it can help improve patient outcomes, and the bottom line, as well," said Mark Kilborn, CIO at Springhill Medical Center. As he sees it, Springhill IT staffers are always ready to exceed expectations.
Computers and code
By Erin McCann 11:05 am September 12, 2014
Electronic health record behemoth Epic Systems has inked a deal with a lobbying firm to work on its interoperability image -- one that has left a perception that Epic has a closed system that does not easily work well with other EHR systems.
Doctor using touchscreen
By Tracy Hume 09:11 am September 05, 2014
After looking at all the possible options, Denver-based National Jewish Health decided to go in-house to develop its patient portal, and that's without a major push.
By Neil Versel 02:52 pm August 27, 2014
With Stage 2 of a planned three stages just barely underway, it probably is too soon to assess the overall effect of the $27 billion federal EHR incentive program known as meaningful use.
By Erin McCann 11:13 am August 22, 2014
Health IT companies once again made it to the list of fastest growing companies this year, with three big name EHR vendors chief among them.
Carl Dvorak
By Mike Miliard 11:17 am August 18, 2014
In testimony before ONC's Health IT Policy Committee on Aug. 15, Epic President Carl Dvorak made his case that the EHR giant is far more engaged with data sharing than some critics would contend.
David Nash, MD, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
By Neil Versel 11:03 am August 15, 2014
As thousands of physician practice managers, hospital CIOs and technology vendors gathered to discuss meaningful use, interoperability and ICD-10 at the annual Allscripts Client Experience users' meeting, a featured speaker encouraged them to keep their eye on the real prize: population health management.
Apple with heart cut out
By Tom Sullivan 11:10 am August 14, 2014
To an industry waiting for more information on Apple's healthcare intentions, even a few crumbs here and there are too tasty to pass up. No word from Apple on timing yet, but Reuters has reported that anonymous sources revealed Apple has held HealthKit discussions with Mount Sinai, the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins, as well as Epic rival...
Paul Black
By Neil Versel 10:26 am August 14, 2014
The message that Allscripts Healthcare Solutions CEO and President Paul Black wants to share is simple. "We are back. We are doing well," Black said Wednesday in opening the annual Allscripts Client Experience -- ACE -- users' conference at the McCormick Place convention center.

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