Electronic records offer chance to ensure patients' end-of-life plans aren't lost in critical moments
EHR makers Epic and Cerner are building advanced directive features into their software to enable data sharing, an official said. Some lawmakers are looking to make directives portable while U.S. states are building databases to store them.
CIO Craig Richardville said Carolinas has reduced its duplicate medical records error rate from 2.9 percent to 0.01 percent using the ID and authentication technology in conjunction with its master patient index.
In a deal also involving the private equity firm GI Partners, the EHR maker will combine its Homecare products with Netsmart’s human services offerings.
OCR unleashes second wave of HIPAA audits, but will it diminish patients' privacy and security expectations?
The Office for Civil Rights has launched a new round of HIPAA audits. Will the program succeed in improving privacy and security practices and protecting patient data? Or could it have the opposite impact?
The American Medical Informatics Association said that being a CCIO will require lifelong learning to master all the clinical, technological, and management skills the job demands.
Epic CEO Judy Faulkner talks EHR interoperability, need for a national patient ID, physician productivity
Judy Faulkner readily admits that when she founded Epic Systems she had no idea how to start a company.
EHR giant Cerner on Friday completed the initial stage in a $4.5 billion expansion that company officials and the state’s governor are promising will add thousands of jobs.
Exec quits over patient safety concerns weeks before Epic go-live; hospital fires back that EHR will be safe
A whistleblower blog claimed many other executives within the NYC Health + Hospitals EHR project were deeply concerned. But the health system countered that the electronic health record software would be ready by implementation.