Electronic health record (EHR) management News
July 21, 2015
Epic continues to dominate archrival Cerner in the inpatient and ambulatory EHR markets, according to recently updated meaningful records from CMS.
May 07, 2015
On May 5, CMS outlined its proposed changes to the EHR Incentive Programs as part of meaningful use stage 3.
April 24, 2015
At HIMSS 2015, Cerner executives said Cerner is keeping three big Siemens Soarian users in the Cerner fold and poked Epic over its transaction fee.
April 06, 2015
The meaningful use stage 3 proposed rule contains eight principal objectives for what's expected to be the final stage of the EHR program.
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From rip-and-replace to business as usual, providers differ in this year's EHR upgrades for ICD-10 support, 2014 ONC certification standards. Continue Reading