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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.
July 01, 2016
McKesson Corp.'s spinoff of much of its health IT portfolio has raised concern among some users about the future of its medical imaging and EHR systems.
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.
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Meditech (Medical Information Technology Inc.) is an electronic health record vendor that holds a 19% market share in the hospital industry, but faces intense competition. Continue Reading
Data blocking and health information exchanges shouldn't go together. But some HIEs are turning into siloes of data, two experts who discuss the problem say. Continue Reading
Cerner Corp. is one of the top electronic health record (EHR) vendors in the healthcare space. Its closest rival is EHR vendor Epic Systems Corp. Cerner is noted for its membership in a nonprofit dedicated to promoting interoperability and its ... Continue Reading
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The chronic care model requires interoperability and collaborative capabilities to coordinate a patient's care, but not all EHR systems include the necessary features. 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
ONC senior policy adviser explains in this HIT Squad podcast the rationale for and benefits of new certified EHR transparency requirements and how they will be enforced. Continue Reading
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Many healthcare organizations have migrated to a single-solution EHR to improve workflow and patient care. However, it hasn't solved all EHR problems, CIOs say. 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
With the release of stage 3 rules, healthcare is heading into the post-meaningful use era. In response, hospitals are preparing to further optimize EHR investments. Continue Reading
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It's no secret that EHR problems are aplenty in healthcare. But the lack of interoperability is top of mind for many in health IT. Two healthcare CIOs share their stories. Continue Reading
More often than not, the information in a patient's medical record is incorrect, a physician says. Here's how to reduce EHR errors. Continue Reading
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