Electronic Health Records

AHIMA information governance
By Susan Morse 08:24 am February 03, 2017
As more and more hospitals implement IG initiatives, the biggest upside is proving to be the money they save, according to AHIMA director of information governance Ann Meehan.

"The roadmap from the ONC has veered off into multiple paths, so it has become a 'choose your own adventure book' process," said Theresa Bell, president and CTO of Kno2. "It speaks to the complexity of it."

By John Andrews 10:12 am February 02, 2017
The path to interoperability has been a circuitous one over the past 13 years, veering off in directions that weren't anticipated when the concept became an industry-wide initiative in 2004.
By Jessica Davis 09:44 am February 02, 2017
The funding will help integrate PMP data into provider and pharmacist clinical workflow, using NarxCare technology developed by Kentucky-based Appriss, which will connect the state's PMP to provider and pharmacy EHRs.
Cerner Zane Burke open interoperability

Cerner president Zane Burke said that advancing interoperability is a moral obligation for the healthcare industry. 

By Bernie Monegain 09:01 am February 02, 2017
The health IT giant is focusing its $700 million R&D budget on EMR usability, interoperability, revenue cycle management, population health. 
By Mike Miliard 11:51 am February 01, 2017
The new initiative aims to takes the guesswork out readiness, articulating threats, mapping them to CSF controls and giving healthcare organizations a blueprint for better cybersecurity posture.
By John Andrews 10:30 am February 01, 2017
EHRs have become an integral part of healthcare delivery, but there is a sense that they aren't fulfilling their enormous potential as conduits for personal health information, patient diagnostics, point-of-care decision support and more.

 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

By Mike Miliard 11:03 am January 31, 2017
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have both recently been revalidated for Stage 7 status on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model.
By Jessica Davis 10:56 am January 31, 2017
Epic landed the top spot for Overall Software Suite in the 2017 Best in KLAS: Software and Services report, for the seventh consecutive year. It also earned the top Overall Physician Practice Vendor and Best in KLAS awards in eight other segments.
Allscripts CEO Paul Black EHR

Allscripts CEO Paul Black

By Tom Sullivan 09:07 am January 31, 2017
The electronic health record maker has built out its suite to enable integration with third-party apps and competing EHR systems, its chief executive said. 
Jonathan Bush athenahealth
By Jonathan Bush 12:35 pm January 30, 2017
athenahealth’s CEO said that hospital executives should stop tolerating software that users hate and, instead, demand a new set of core competencies from their technology vendors. And he pointed to Waze, Google and Kayak as examples to emulate. 

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