EHR equates to Electronic Health Records

Community Health Systems under scrutiny for EHRs, meaningful use

In an SEC filing, the for-profit chain says it is cooperating with an investigation into its hospitals' participation in the federal incentive program but offered few details.

OpenEMR patches security bugs that put millions of patient records at risk

Security researchers notified the open source EHR managing software of nearly 30 critical vulnerabilities – the second set of vulnerabilities found in a year.

Apple health exec says hospitals are at a convergence point

Tech, policy and an ecosystem of smartphone platforms are all cause to be very optimistic, says Ricky Bloomfield, MD.

Piedmont Athens Regional goes live with Epic EHR

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.

NHS units to deploy Allscripts EPR

The hospitals already run the vendor’s Patient Administration System and will now be implementing its Electronic Patient Record software.

See the 475 healthcare facilities that achieved HIMSS Analytics Stage 6 EMRAM in July

Three provider organizations achieved Stage 7 on the Electronic Medical Record Maturity Model last month as well.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma calls for an end to physician fax machines by 2020

CMS is also seeking Blue Button 2.0 app developers, Verma says at second interoperability forum hosted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT in Washington, D.C.

Allscripts, Cerner offer a glimpse at tech priorities in new earnings reports

Rival EHR vendors have differing plans for 2018, with Allscripts diversifying its product portfolio and Cerner focusing on two landmark EHR modernizations that could have industry-wide gravitational pull.

How NorthShore's Epic EHR is impacting its precision medicine primary care model

The health system is ahead of the curve in routinely working genetics into primary care, and patient-shared genomic data has found a home in its EHR for physicians to reference.

Carequality and CommonWell rollout bi-directional health information exchange

CommonWell Executive Director Jitin Asnaani says they are on track to make this generally available this summer.