Electronic Health Record (EHR)

pharmacist scans a bottle of medication at pharmacy
By Mike Miliard 03:11 pm September 06, 2018
Hospital chief medical information officers are almost unanimous in recognizing the patient safety improvements that have been brought about by better medication management processes, according to a new poll from their U.S. trade group, the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems.
doctor with patient looking at tablet health record

New research reveals hospital innovation needs to focus on interoperability, patient experience and telehealth.

By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 05, 2018
New HIMSS Media research spotlights what innovations are needed most, top areas hospitals are prioritizing and sticking points to avoid.
portrait of JUdy Faulkner, head of Epic Health Systems
By Mike Miliard 12:59 pm August 30, 2018
Epic is working to take interoperability global, CEO Judy Faulkner told more than 10,000 attendees at the company's annual Users Group Meeting.
Government Accountability Office exterior building sign
By Jessica Davis 03:41 pm August 29, 2018
Included in an amendment to the Senate appropriations bill, the accountability office would be required to assess any underlying issues that would impact future deployments of the Cerner EHR.
Harris Healthcare acquires Iatric Systems
By Mike Miliard 12:47 pm August 29, 2018
The company will continue to develop integration technology help hospitals with EHR optimization, medical device integration, interoperability and other functions.
KLAS healthcare IT booth at HIMSS18
By Mike Miliard 02:55 pm August 28, 2018
KLAS assesses regional preferences across one of the most dynamic and competitive health IT markets in the world.
veterans affairs building sign
By Jessica Davis 12:55 pm August 27, 2018
The Veterans Affairs Department's EHR project CHIO stepped down Friday, and the agency still doesn’t have a permanent CIO – should the VA keep pushing forward without proper IT leadership?
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.

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