Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
By Bernie Monegain 10:44 am September 08, 2015
If only the care team had talked among themselves, the crises surrounding a patient eventually diagnosed with Ebola at a Texas Health Resources hospital last year might have been averted, a panel of experts called in to review the case has concluded.
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 10:08 am September 08, 2015
Does anyone remember the Clapper? Y'know: "Clap on! (clap, clap) Clap Off! (clap, clap)." Our columnist points out that some electronic health records, unfortunately, have more in common with that old technology than one might think.
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am September 04, 2015
Emdeon, which bills itself as one of the largest, independent healthcare technology companies providing analytics, connectivity, communications, payments, consumer engagement and workflow platforms, today announced that the company is rebranding.
Doctor using laptop
By Mike Miliard 11:23 am September 01, 2015
With little news on Stage 2 meaningful use updates since the proposed rule in April, the Medical Group Management Association is calling on CMS to extend the 2015 reporting period.
Laptop with data
By Tom Sullivan 09:03 am August 31, 2015
Call it the summer of ICD-10 software. A corps of startups and stalwarts, in fact, are bringing new products to market to help smooth the transition.
By Tom Sullivan 10:47 am August 27, 2015
Signed in conjunction with a Lockheed Martin subsidiary, this deal aims to address one of the department's biggest public problems.
Butterfly emerging
By Mike Miliard 05:40 am August 25, 2015
By now, everyone's got an EMR. And most providers are also making use of ancillary technologies to help harness patient data toward more efficient care and better outcomes. But many species of health IT are still surprisingly underused in the U.S. hospital market.
Man climbing cliff
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 06:02 am August 21, 2015
As Washington looks eagerly toward Stage 3 meaningful use, many providers are still working toward Stage 2. Despite disappointing attestation numbers in 2014, and widespread complaints about its challenging criteria, more and more are getting close to the finish line.
MDM Testing Cross Post Alter
By Tom Sullivan 11:34 pm August 20, 2015
Update The notion of gleaning insights from mountains of health information, then applying those precisely to individual patients hinges on the confluence of various factors.
By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am August 20, 2015
EHR vendor Allscripts and CoverMyMeds have partnered to help patients receive their prescriptions faster. The partnership aims to increase the number of health plans available for Allscripts eAuth software clients.

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