Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Ochsner health exterior sign
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm August 23, 2018
Through its innovationOchsner team, the Louisiana system developed EHR-connected tools to treat diabetes and hypertension.
President Donald Trump's beach front Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida

President Donald Trump's beach front Mar-a-Lago resort. Photo by Joe Raedle, Getty Images

By Jessica Davis 02:17 pm August 20, 2018
Following the launch of an investigation by Congressional Democrats into cronyism at the agency, the lawsuit asks the court to block the trio who reportedly influenced the agency’s Cerner EHR contract and other policies.
Blue Button Conference in Washington DC
By Tom Sullivan 01:23 pm August 14, 2018
With more than 700 developers now in the Blue Button sandbox, officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the U.S. Digital Service say we are just scratching the surface of what the API-first approach can accomplish.
intersystems EHR booth at HIMSS

Intersystems booth at HIMSS18.

By Lynne Minion 11:10 am August 13, 2018
The digitization initiative in the remote and rural Northern Territory is implementing InterSystems technology to improve quality and access for the area's underserved population.
Veterans Affairs healthcare sign at HIMSS
By Jessica Davis 12:23 pm August 10, 2018
A trio of President Trump’s friends reportedly held up the Cerner EHR contract and influenced policies, among a host of other claims.
By Susan Morse 08:00 am August 10, 2018
New rule would advance interoperability, streamline measures accountable care organizations need to report and pay for more types of virtual visits.  
Community Health Systems building
By Mike Miliard 01:57 pm August 09, 2018
In an SEC filing, the for-profit chain says it is cooperating with an investigation into its hospitals' participation in the federal incentive program but offered few details.
cybersecurity authentication logs on computer screen

A sample screen snap of authentication logs. Researchers found OpenEMR vulnerabilities easily let anyone bypass the patient portal authentication with unrestricted upload errors.

By Jessica Davis 02:57 pm August 08, 2018
Security researchers notified the open source EHR managing software of nearly 30 critical vulnerabilities – the second set of vulnerabilities found in a year.
apple sign on building
By Tom Sullivan 02:12 pm August 08, 2018
Tech, policy and an ecosystem of smartphone platforms are all cause to be very optimistic, says Ricky Bloomfield, MD.
Piedmont Athens Regional goes live with Epic EHR

Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 10:15 am August 08, 2018
The hospital hopes that 18 months of intensive training, with help from more than 100 experienced volunteers, will pay dividends as clinicians make use of the new integrated record.

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