Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Piedmont Athens Regional goes live with Epic EHR

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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.
Allscripts HIMSS18 booth
By Leontina Postelnicu 09:56 am August 08, 2018
The hospitals already run the vendor’s Patient Administration System and will now be implementing its Electronic Patient Record software.
doctor working on EHR tablet, computer
By Tom Sullivan 09:48 am August 07, 2018
Three provider organizations achieved Stage 7 on the Electronic Medical Record Maturity Model last month as well.
CommonWell Health Alliance presentation slide at HIMSS18

CommonWell Health Alliance presentation at HIMSS18. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 03:39 pm August 02, 2018
CommonWell Executive Director Jitin Asnaani says they are on track to make this generally available this summer.
athenahealth EHR
By Bernie Monegain 09:49 am August 02, 2018
The hedge fund expert says activist investor Elliott Management doesn’t want to buy athenahealth but hopes its takeover bid comes to another end.
Athenahealth revenue is up

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By Mike Miliard 04:31 pm July 31, 2018
In the first earnings call since founding CEO Jonathan Bush stepped down from the company, officials said cost-cutting moves are fueling growth.
HIE evolving with API-based infrastructure

John Hopkins Medicine is among the providers in the HIE provider network. Credit: Facebook

By Mike Miliard 03:40 pm July 31, 2018
Adopting application programming interfaces enables health information exchanges such as CRISP to more effectively deliver data to hospital and payer members.
Virginia links all of its ERs to improve care, trim costs

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam with Bruce Lo, MD, medical director of emergency medicine at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 03:00 pm July 31, 2018
The ability to view information on a patient's 10 previous ED visits across different health systems saved on unneeded imaging tests and prevented the prescription of narcotics, one physician said.
eclinicalworks fined by HHS OIG for patient safety risk
By Jessica Davis 10:07 am July 31, 2018
Just one year after it settled with the DOJ for $155 million, OIG dinged the cloud-based EHR vendor for violating the settlement terms in its corporate integrity agreement.
James Paul Gfrerer nominated as VA CIO
By Jessica Davis 10:13 am July 30, 2018
If confirmed, James Paul Gfrerer will work closely with ONC’s Genevieve Morris on the Cerner EHR modernization project.

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