EHRs

Allscripts 2bPrecise precision medicine
By Jessica Davis 04:37 pm September 19, 2016
In an early-adopter program at the National Institutes of Health, the cloud-based genomics platform will be used to gauge how best to deliver precision medicine data to clinicians at the point of care.
EHR physician burnout
By Bernie Monegain 09:18 am September 06, 2016
Doctors spend more than half of their time on EHRs and deskwork and only about 27 percent in direct clinical visits with patients. One researcher said the industry needs to refocus doctors' efforts from facing computer screens to engaging patients.
By Jessica Davis 03:23 pm August 29, 2016
Cloud-based IT developer athenahealth announced Aug. 29 that it has acquired the care coordination platform Patient IO to expand the company's focus on patient-centered care.
By Bernie Monegain 11:22 am August 29, 2016
An Intermountain Healthcare study conducted at 27 team-based medical practices and 75 traditional practices revealed that delivering integrated mental and physical healthcare in team-based primary care settings yields better results for patients and also reduces the rates of healthcare utilization and lowers cost.
Regenstrief FHIR
By Bernie Monegain 11:10 am August 26, 2016
In pilot testing a new way to compile healthcare information electronically, researchers at the Regenstrief Center for Biomedical Informatics are using HL7's FHIR specification.
By Mike Miliard 11:31 am August 25, 2016
OCHIN, the multi-state information network serving 170 health organizations and more than 10,000 clinicians, has launched Acuere, a real-time data aggregation system meant to help drive clinical improvements and operational efficiencies.
By Kaiser Health News 10:45 am August 25, 2016
In their professional journals, at conferences, on social media and healthcare blogs, and in comments to federal regulators, the nation's doctors are expressing growing anger and frustration about the changes MACRA will bring.
Population health
By Bill Siwicki 09:42 am August 24, 2016
How should population health look and work? There's a five-step process to getting there, said Michael Dulin, MD, director of the academy for population health innovation at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
By Mike Miliard 10:57 am August 23, 2016
Cerner, athenahealth and other members of the EHR interoperability organization say members can soon self-enroll in the CommonWell network via their portals.
By Henry Powderly 02:50 pm August 22, 2016
More than a dozen medical groups including the American Medical Association, Medical Group Management Association, American College of Surgeons and others, have sent the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on August 22 imploring it to quickly make the proposed 90-day reporting period a final rule.

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