Electronic Health Records

John Muir
By Henry Powderly 09:19 am January 30, 2017
Chief Financial Officer Christian Pass said the company scrutinized tech spending to more effectively manage EHR disaster recovery and underlying operating systems.
Epic patient engagement HIMSS17
By Bernie Monegain 09:10 am January 30, 2017
The EHR vendor is also bringing the ‘Make More Money with Epic’ campaign, designed to highlight the value clients are reaping from Epic technology and how to replicate it.

Chart courtesy of DirectTrust (more here).

By Mike Miliard 01:34 pm January 27, 2017
DirectTrust CEO David Kibbe, MD, says the platform is helping connect 'hundreds of different vendors' EHR, PHR and other IT products,' as clinicians are coming up with new and innovative ways to use it.
HIMSS Analytics telemedicine biometric
By Mike Miliard 03:55 pm January 26, 2017
HIMSS Analytics' most recent Essentials Brief offers a look back at health IT market trends in 2016 – and ahead to the rest of this year and beyond, projecting purchasing demand for 81 different applications in 2017 and 2018.  

Brian Jacobs, MD, vice president, CMIO and CIO of Children’s National Health System

By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am January 26, 2017
Children's National Health System will roll out Millennium Revenue Cycle, a Cerner suite of RCM technology that will be integrated with the health system's existing Cerner EHR and scheduling platform.
managing legacy EHR implementation
By Mike Miliard 11:33 am January 23, 2017
Houston Methodist replaced best-of-breed clinical applications with an integrated EHR. The successful transition involved managing not just technology but, equally as important, employees across multiple teams. Here’s a look at lessons learned. 
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By Lenovo Health 09:21 am January 23, 2017
How do duplicate records impact patient outcomes? Lenovo Health dives into the risks and how they impact everything from patient safety to revenue.
Mostashari value based care
By Farzad Mostashari, MD 01:11 pm January 20, 2017
Former National Coordinator for Health IT: "Even though EHRs have proliferated, we have yet to achieve the interoperability, usability and full utility of them."
Mercy HIMSS Davies Enterprise
By Mike Miliard 01:49 pm January 19, 2017
HIMSS is recognizing Mercy for its EHR optimization, process improvement efforts, use of evidence-based protocols and analytics gains – all of which have helped the health system improve care quality and patient outcomes, lower costs and increased reimbursements.

Peter Basch, MD

By Jessica Davis 01:03 pm January 19, 2017
Peter Basch, MD, senior director of health IT quality and safety, research and national health IT policy for Washington, D.C.-based MedStar Health, has received the 2016 HIMSS Physician IT Leadership Award.

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