Electronic health record EHR implementation
- August 25, 2017
After the passage of the HITECH Act in 2009, EHR adoption rates for eligible hospitals rose from 3.2% to 14.2% and EHR adoption rates for ineligible hospitals rose from just 0.1% to 3.3%, according ...
- August 10, 2017
McKesson Corp. departs the mainstream EHR business with the sale of its remaining EHR technology aspects to Allscripts, essentially leaving only four major hospital EHR vendors.
- July 06, 2017
Hospital IT professionals are welcoming patient engagement technology, based on the results of a purchasing intentions survey by TechTarget and CHIME.
- March 09, 2017
The American Medical Association and 102 other physician groups have called on CMS and ONC to delay the use of 2015 certified EHRs beyond the current timeframe of required use starting in 2018 ...
- March 01, 2017
New, more minimalist versions of the Epic EHR system will feature lower prices, though also less functionality. And these will be aimed at smaller hospitals, according to Epic.
- January 04, 2017
I caught up with Intermountain Healthcare CIO and vice president Marc Probst at the CHIME16 Fall CIO Forum and got a chance to ask him about Intermountain's role in what is one of the biggest EHR ...
- December 20, 2016
SearchHealthIT's writers talked to a lot of big leaders in health IT in 2016. In this video, our journalists discuss their favorite personalities and moments.
- November 11, 2016
The 2016 annual report from Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology found that the use of EHR technology has dramatically increased in the past eight years. The report ...
- October 04, 2016
As big EHR vendors battle for large healthcare system market shares, purveyors of EHRs for small physician practices are still finding success with moderately priced systems.
- September 19, 2016
The former CTO of Epic Systems Corp. and current CTO of Pure Storage discusses the challenges facing the EHR market today and shares his thoughts on how he thinks EHRs will evolve.
- September 16, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services is awarding over $87 million in funding to more than 1,300 health centers in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, as well as Puerto Rico and ...
- August 10, 2016
It may be time for dentists to sink their teeth into meaningful use. Dentists, while theoretically eligible for the federal EHR incentive program, have for the most part stayed away because there ...
- July 13, 2016
Challenges of Massachusetts hospitals' adoption of an EHR from Epic Systems Corp. and a federal health privacy official's Fitbit experience discussed in HIT Squad podcast.
- June 30, 2016
From meeting new government standards to navigating EHR interoperability woes, providers have a lot on their minds. Find out how they are accommodating EHR regulations without sacrificing security.
- May 04, 2016
Top federal officials are soon expected to promote a new Medicare reimbursement system. The HIT Squad eyes Health Datapalooza and American Telemedicine Association coverage.