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Doctor looking at blood pressure screen
By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am September 22, 2015
About 9 percent of patients who are over the age of 50 may be candidates for more aggressive treatment of hypertension, according to cloud-based EHR company athenahealth.
Piles of coins growing
By Bernie Monegain 09:56 am September 03, 2015
Epic, Cerner and athenahealth were the only EHR vendors to post a gain in market in 2014. Moreover, competitors Epic and athenahealth alone held fast to their market share in 2014.
Doctors with laptop
By Erin McCann 11:02 am August 24, 2015
Five more Cerner clients have agreed to tap CommonWell Health Alliance's interoperability services, the trade association announced Monday.
Calendar and clock
By John Andrews 07:38 am August 24, 2015
Fifteen years after the Y2K panic, the healthcare industry is once again closely watching the calendar. Not since Jan. 1, 2000, have so many industry professionals had their eyes on a deadline as they do on Oct. 1, 2015.
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By Andrew Watson 04:09 am August 21, 2015
Academic Medical Centers are facing mounting pressure to drastically alter their philosophy and approach to their mission while maintaining their brand via the clinical, teaching and research activities that have driven their reputation for years.
Docs giving thumbs up
By Mike Miliard 11:02 am August 20, 2015
Contrary to a spate of recent studies that show rising physician aggravation with EHR systems, another new poll shows majorities of large practices commending the "enhancements in functionality, service and innovation" of leading vendors.
doc on tablet EHR
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 11:05 pm August 13, 2015
In previous rulemakings, ONC certification criteria have hewed closely to MU objectives. New regs have been decoupled, and now about half are "requirements for functionalities that are not necessary to succeed in meaningful use."
Group discussion with speech bubbles
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 09:21 am July 31, 2015
Many health system CIOs say they weren't expecting the Cerner/Leidos team to win the coveted contract to overhaul the Department of Defense's electronic health record system. "I really thought it was going to Epic," was one typical response.
Information highway
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am July 30, 2015
Fair or not, Cerner's reputation in recent years has been one of increasing embrace of openness -- at least more open than Epic, with its perceived "garden-walled" ethos. That stated commitment to data liquidity probably served it well with DoD decision-makers.
Cerner headquarters
By Bernie Monegain 10:48 am July 30, 2015
It might seem like a bit of Monday morning quarterbacking, but industry insiders are weighing in on the $9B contract the Department of Defense signed with EHR giant Cerner, and some are suggesting the government could have finessed a better play.

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