HL7, NATE offer advice for working with patients who want EHR data downloaded to their health app of choice
07:18 am July 07, 2016
Doctors are required by law to allow patients to view, download and transmit data and that new reality is giving rise to many hesitations. Here’s a look at pressing issues to understand before proceeding.
Presidential commission to VA: Opt for commercial EHR and institute Chief Health Information Officer to oversee transition off VistA
04:01 pm July 06, 2016
A report published by the Commission on Care requests major funding from Congress to replace the proprietary VistA EHR, among its list of 18 recommendations.
09:26 am July 06, 2016
The new app, which includes features for finding doctors and booking appointments as well as general information, is designed to strengthen patient engagement efforts by streamlining their experience, Mount Sinai’s CIO said.
04:28 pm July 05, 2016
Hospitals amassing more and more administrative, clinical, financial and ICD-10 data are looking to harness statistics, data science and mining tools and the electronic health record market is expanding but new obstacles are arising.
11:22 am June 30, 2016
A third-party vendor is responsible for the security breach of the protected health information of 4,300 patients at Mass. General. Hospital executives posted an apology on its website on June 29.
Medsphere to merge with ChartLogic, expanding inpatient EHR with ambulatory and practice management tools
02:49 pm June 28, 2016
The move, announced June 28, expands Medsphere’s enterprise healthcare IT products and services to include ChartLogic’s ambulatory EHR, practice management and medical billing technology.
01:39 pm June 24, 2016
The application programming interfaces enable cloud-based apps for patient-centric payment, oncology, orthopedic supplies, surgery and point-of-care test data with leading electronic health record platforms.
Epic, Cerner, McKesson, IBM, Microsoft take top spots in IDC Health Insights inaugural HealthTech Rankings
07:24 am June 24, 2016
The consultancy’s first report on health IT vendors and technology stalwarts in the healthcare industry ranks them by annual revenue. Other winners include Optum, Siemens, GE Healthcare, Philips and Hewlett-Packard.
10:57 am June 23, 2016
Sutter, Alameda Health System and others to share real-time patient data via a portable health record called PreManage ED, to help redirect frequent flyers.
09:22 am June 23, 2016
Inspector General found that Veterans Affairs used money allocated for medical services to build a suite of mHealth apps and enhance its electronic health record, in a preliminary and thus far unpublished report.