By Kaiser Health News 11:05 am March 24, 2016
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.  
Carolinas CIO Craig Richardville
By Bill Siwicki 07:42 am March 24, 2016
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.
By Bernie Monegain 11:44 am March 23, 2016
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.
Matthew Fisher chairs Myrick O'Connell's Health Law Group
By Tom Sullivan 10:33 am March 23, 2016
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?  
By Jack McCarthy 02:57 pm March 22, 2016
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 Systems founder and CEO Judy Faulkner
By Skip Snow 11:11 am March 21, 2016
Judy Faulkner readily admits that when she founded Epic Systems she had no idea how to start a company. 
Cerner's new campus in Kansas City, Missouri
By Bernie Monegain 09:05 am March 21, 2016
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.
New York Health + Hospitals Queens
By Bill Siwicki 11:05 am March 18, 2016
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.