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January 26, 2015
With its acquisition of RazorInsights, athenahealth sets sights on the small hospital market -- and expects to enter bigger inpatient settings.
November 18, 2014
After decades of ignoring the cloud, Epic Systems Corp. reverses course by announcing the release of a massive cloud data center. Analysts and competitors weigh in.
August 22, 2014
After Cerner's $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens' health IT unit, Cerner users already familiar with Siemens see the two companies' systems moving toward integration.
August 12, 2014
Users of Siemens AG's Soarian EHR systems see a bright future under the umbrella of EHR mega-company Cerner Corp. because they will get access to Cerner's ample resources.
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In this letter to the editor, doctor and professor Alan Ducatman discusses EHR usability problems. Continue Reading
Epic Systems Corp. was attacked for health data interoperability problems and blamed for an Ebola patient snafu. Is the U.S. Department of Justice the endgame? Continue Reading
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A New Jersey urologist and athenahealth customer negotiates the meaningful use stage 2 attestation maze without undue pain. Continue Reading
What physicians need, says Brigham & Women's Hospital CMIO Adam Landman, M.D., is a high-usability EHR that doesn't require instructions. Continue Reading
In candid interviews, KLAS Research and athenahealth discuss the impact of unannounced changes in Best in KLAS health IT software systems awards. Continue Reading
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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
Some EHR systems don't produce the reports needed for meaningful use attestation. That's why physicians need to determine which reports they get. Continue Reading
Rising employment rates in healthcare means that more resources are available, but facilities installing EHR systems still need to plan carefully. Continue Reading