Electronic Health Record (EHR)

athenahealth takeover bid

Credit: athenahealth on Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 08:21 am June 06, 2018
Cloud-based EHR vendor’s board could also drag the process out long enough that Elliott Management rescinds its offer, Maralto Investments said.
What providers should know about CMS patient relationship category codes
By Mike Miliard 04:26 pm June 05, 2018
AHIMA offers advice for using the new codes, created as part of the Quality Payment Program, which have begun being reported voluntarily this year.
Epic EHR contract with UI Health upheld by Illinois court

UI Health in Chicago will spend $62 million over seven years to roll out the Epic EHR. Photo via UI Health

By Jessica Davis 02:03 pm June 05, 2018
Since the Illinois health system signed with Epic in September, Cerner repeatedly challenged the contract for a conflict of interest and an unfair bidding process.
Apple Health Records API
By Jonah Comstock 11:49 am June 05, 2018
The Health Records API allows developers to create apps that can, with permission, use data from electronic health records to help patients manage care.
EHR happenings and interoperability initiatives in May
By Tom Sullivan 09:29 am June 01, 2018
Apple, Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner and others made noteworthy moves in the last few weeks.
VA leadership shakeup with Trump administration
By Jessica Davis 04:01 pm May 30, 2018
The agency’s Deputy Secretary Thomas Bowman announces his retirement, as Trump names yet another acting secretary to fill the post left by Robert Wilkie.
King's Daughters boosts medication reconciliation

King's Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:48 pm May 29, 2018
King's Daughters boosts medication reconciliation threshold to 77 percent and e-prescribing to 52 percent.
Jonathan Bush CEO of Athenahealth
By Susan Morse 12:47 pm May 29, 2018
Old court records come to light as the cloud-based EHR vendor faces pressure from two activist investors that own a combined 20 percent of the company.
Columbus Regional Healthcare System taps Cerner for EHR

Columbus Regional Healthcare in Whiteville, North Carolina. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 12:32 pm May 29, 2018
The system becomes latest to tap into the cloud-based electronic health record and revenue cycle management services.
Elliott Management pressures athenahealth
By Mike Miliard 04:47 pm May 24, 2018
The activist investor sends athena's board a letter showcasing an "outpouring of positive reactions" to a potential $160-per-share sale, but the company says it will take its time making a decision.

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