Electronic health record (EHR) implementation News
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.
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Meaningful use stage 3 is the third phase of the federal incentive program that details requirements for the use of electronic health record systems by hospitals and eligible healthcare professionals. However, the new MACRA law will change the ... Continue Reading
Epic Systems Corp. is the market leader in electronic health records (EHR) technology and also sells population health management software. The privately held company is among the most criticized health IT vendors, yet its success is clear with more... Continue Reading
An old inner-city Los Angeles hospital was closed, then rebuilt by the county with the latest health IT technology, including smartbeds and teleneurology services. Continue Reading
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In the ambulatory EHR world, stalwart vendor Amazing Charts has survived selling usability, pricing transparency and cloud technology even as the number of small practices shrinks. Continue Reading
Government regulators are now requiring vendors of federally certified health IT to make APIs part of their electronic health record systems; some healthcare CIO groups object. Continue Reading
MGH CIO talks about the hospital's recent move to Epic's EHR. The hospital has encountered EHR challenges including moving off homegrown systems and a staggered implementation. Continue Reading
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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. Continue Reading
The EHR market is saturated with traditional on-premises options, leaving newer vendors to carefully consider which platforms and customers to target. Continue Reading
Alaska is known as the "last frontier" for a reason, and it presents unique healthcare challenges. Two CIOs are addressing these challenges through a telehealth program. Continue Reading
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Implementing and integrating an EHR in a healthcare organization is one important step in transforming healthcare, but it is not, and should not, be the sole focus. Continue Reading
Interoperability of healthcare data, long a sticking point in getting EHRs and exchanges working to their full potential, may see some big advances this year. Vendors are discussing how the cloud will help the cause, and standards developer Health ... Continue Reading
EHR data migration expert Sean West of HealthPort offers strategies to make changing EHRs go smoother -- including negotiating with consultants. Continue Reading