10:05 am June 06, 2016
The American Medical Association and the American Hospital Association call on ONC to rethink how it measures interoperability. Rather than simply gauging data exchange, they contend, ONC should focus on better care coordination.
01:22 pm June 01, 2016
The new agreement will support the development of an online app information site aimed at streamlining a developer’s ability to publish software and helping providers discover and compare the tech.
12:56 pm June 01, 2016
Executives said that implementing the electronic health record system will enable it to add dialysis, rehabilitation, outpatient and substance abuse services that help the hospital grow.
08:19 am June 01, 2016
Leading up to the initial phase, slated to begin in the Pacific Northwest, the Defense Department is focusing on configuration more than customization, and program executive Stacy Cummings said that change management will be paramount.
07:45 am June 01, 2016
There needs to be a better business case for sharing data because consumers expect it and HIPAA allows it, said National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD. And Americans are growing increasingly impatient.
02:40 pm May 31, 2016
Now that almost all U.S. hospital are using electronic health records, the industry is ready for the next phase of information sharing, improved outcomes and collecting the digital dividend.
11:15 am May 31, 2016
Half of hospitals routinely use patient information received electronically from other providers, which National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD said is an indication of how far the healthcare industry has come for both patients and clinicians.
EHRs hinder population health progress while MACRA has potential to ease workflow burden, doctors say
10:22 am May 31, 2016
Simplified regulations around MACRA meaningful use could address the loss of efficiency and usefulness of electronic health records software to enable more flexibility for the doctors using them, said Shawn Griffin, MD, of Memorial Hermann Physician Network.
Allscripts President Rick Poulton: EHR vendors need to move away from regulations, innovate on interoperability and APIs to drive value
07:52 am May 31, 2016
With meaningful use winding down, Poulton urged other EHR makers to work on technologies that enable providers to be more effective in the changing world or healthcare.
11:43 am May 27, 2016
While EHR implementations can be disruptive, the hospital system implemented new clinical and revenue cycle software in January and is pointing to its strategy of engaging every employee in the electronic health records system deployment.