Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Healthcare analytics discussed at HIMSS Big Data and Analytics event in San Francisco in June 2018
By Mike Miliard 08:46 am June 19, 2018
The HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum showed that, even if healthcare still lags behind other industries in analytics prowess, it can (and probably will) make up a lot of ground in a short time.
Patents hold clues about Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft plans for healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 09:01 am June 18, 2018
A brief look at what hospitals should know about hundreds of patents tech giants have filed relative to health IT.
drug shortages
By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:11 pm June 15, 2018
One new policy deems drug shortages an urgent public health crisis and seeks to have manufacturing sites become critical infrastructure.
Countess of Chester Hospital chooses Cerner in 15-year EHR deal
By Bernie Monegain 03:47 pm June 14, 2018
NHS unit is switching from Meditech to deploy what it describes as a EPR, rather than an electronic health record.
Halifax Health integrates EHR, cloud decision support, communications to combat sepsis
By Bill Siwicki 03:04 pm June 13, 2018
As many as 80 percent of sepsis deaths could be prevented with rapid diagnosis and treatment, which is why Halifax has brought together this triumvirate of health IT for prescriptive alerts.
UCHealth to create innovation center in Denver
By Bernie Monegain 02:24 pm June 13, 2018
The center, called Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation, will convene experts across the healthcare and wellness industries to incubate new ideas, officials say.
Bryan Medical Center to deploy Cerner scheduling tool
By Bernie Monegain 11:43 am June 13, 2018
Hospital says the tool will help employees and administrators streamline hiring and shift scheduling.
natural language processing technology in EHRs
By Mike Miliard 09:10 am June 08, 2018
Natural language processing technology is helping the health system unlock information from the notes that it previously hadn't been able to use.
CiOX machine learning applies AI to interoperability
By Mike Miliard 03:17 pm June 06, 2018
The new technology enables hospitals to manage disparate data from various electronic health records. 
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush leaves company
By Bernie Monegain 09:28 am June 06, 2018
Bush’s exit comes as previous charges of sexual harassment and domestic abuse surface amid activist investor’s nearly $7 billion takeover bid.

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