10:21 am April 23, 2015
With a meaningful use requirement for healthcare organizations to drive at least 5 percent of their patients to an online portal, KLAS finds that three vendors have more than 20 percent of their customers' patients accessing the portal, far surpassing the requisite.
10:45 am April 21, 2015
It seems that all anyone had to do was ask. Just a few days after ONC reprimanded EHR vendors for charging fees for exchanging patient data, Epic CEO Judy Faulkner reportedly announced at HIMSS15 that Epic would drop fees until at least 2020.
12:10 am April 15, 2015
Our columnist has survived her first three days of HIMSS15. She offers some impressions about the show's hot topics (meaningful use, analytics), its after-hours social scene and the vast enormity of Chicago's McCormick Place.
06:59 pm April 14, 2015
Have a great idea for a new way to interact with EHR data? An emerging platform enables you to build your own app or use another from an open community.
06:43 pm April 13, 2015
One of the hottest mHealth devices at HIMSS15 isn't even available yet.
11:00 am April 09, 2015
About five dozen provider sites across 15 states are currently live with services from CommonWell Health Alliance, the vendor-led interoperability initiative. On Thursday, the group says it plans to grow that number to 5,000 nationwide in 2015.
11:08 am April 06, 2015
WEDI's newest survey of ICD-10 readiness among providers, vendors and health plans is out. And the progress report is not as promising as officials had hoped.
11:06 am April 01, 2015
Another EHR heavy-hitter has signed on to the CommonWell Health Alliance, joining several other health IT companies as new additions to the vendor-led interoperability organization and greatly expanding its market footprint.
10:39 am March 31, 2015
An Ohio-based hospital is the latest provider to sign on with CommonWell Health Alliance, a step that will give its clinicians the ability to see patient data from other health organizations within its EHR.
10:26 am March 25, 2015
More than 98 percent of athenahealth's medical practice clients achieved Stage 2 meaningful use in 2014. That number surpasses the MU attestation rate -- so far -- for any other EHR vendor, company officials say.