Electronic Health Record (EHR)

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

Credit: Twitter

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.
tracking inpatient, outpatient opioids

A screenshot of prescription drug monitoring tech. Credit: Illumicare.com

By Mike Miliard 02:51 pm July 27, 2018
The Controlled Substance App for IllumiCare's Smart Ribbon technology helps address a "blind spot" with prescription drug monitoring programs officials say.
DoD raises budget on Leidos contract for Cerner EHR project by $1.2 billion
By Jessica Davis 02:33 pm July 25, 2018
Project leader Stacy Cummings says the DoD is finding "measurable success" with its workflows and is working with test communities to improve its responsiveness.
EHR interoperability is close
By Tom Sullivan 12:22 pm July 25, 2018
No, interoperability will not be completely solved – but an architectural feat that's about to happen will ignite FHIR and API innovation and bring bright new developer minds to healthcare.
integrating AI into Epic EHR to improve diagnoses

Credit: University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine on Facebook

By Bill Siwicki 09:26 am July 25, 2018
The department of emergency medicine at the University of Maryland uses imaging-oriented technology as a virtual specialist in the ER.

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