Electronic health record EHR implementation
- February 25, 2020
CIO Geoffrey Brown has helped lead Piedmont Healthcare through the addition of six new hospitals to the health system network.
- October 24, 2019
EHR vendor Cerner Corp. is bringing an IT consulting firm into the fold to assist with its work with federal clients, particularly with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Cerner is acquiring ...
- October 03, 2019
James Gfrerer inherited an enormous digital transformation project when he became CIO of Veterans Affairs. He believes the DevOps methodology has been critical to his efforts.
- September 24, 2019
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center community hospitals CIO Jeannette Currie goes deep on challenges and lessons learned from a major EHR upgrade.
- 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.
- 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.
- March 31, 2016
Jonathan Bush, CEO of cloud EHR vendor athenahealth Inc. talks about his plans to enter the midsize hospital market, cloud health IT technology and consumerization of health.
- March 16, 2016
In a familiar refrain, a coalition of 34 healthcare organizations -- including the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) -- has called on CMS to "act quickly" and adopt a ...
- February 25, 2016
In addition to hot technologies such as cloud, predictive analytics and IoT, HIMSS 2016 will feature a big presence by government health IT regulators.
- January 26, 2016
Though they are often thought to possess fewer resources than their colleagues that practice in different geographic locations, physicians who are based in rural areas have kept up with their urban ...
- November 02, 2015
Cerner Corporation president Zane Burke, said the vendor is ready for the $4.3 billion DoD EHR contract. SearchHealthIT's HIT Squad discussed Burke's proclamation in this podcast.
- August 10, 2015
Allscripts, maybe the only EHR vendor with a chance to survive and prosper against Epic and Cerner, detailed its strategy at its user conference.
- July 30, 2015
In something of a surprise, Cerner Corp. beats out archrival Epic Systems Corp. for coveted $4.3 billion U.S. Department of Defense EHR contract.
- July 13, 2015
Updated meaningful use attestation stats from large CMS database show top vendors have solidified market dominance in inpatient and outpatient spheres.
- April 10, 2015
Released just ahead of HIMSS 2015, ONC's report to Congress details how unnamed vendors and providers are curtailing EHR interoperability.
- April 10, 2015
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 ...
- March 24, 2015
Epic Systems wins big EHR buying decisions 2-1 over Cerner, down from 3-1 last year, KLAS says. The other players: Meditech, McKesson, and Allscripts.
- March 23, 2015
Paper-based medical record systems aren't gone yet, but they're waning as providers install EHR software and complete meaningful use attestation.
- February 19, 2015
The percentage of professionals and hospitals eligible for meaningful use stage 2 is floating around 50%, according to the latest figures.
- September 30, 2014
At the AHIMA convention, ONC head Karen DeSalvo, M.D., voiced support for meaningful use stage 2, but acknowledged some providers are having trouble.
- June 18, 2013
Nearly one-third of healthcare facilities are choosing a new EHR vendor only four years into the HITECH Act.
- April 24, 2013
Need to know documentation to have on hand for a meaningful use audit and who's likely to be audited? Here's the latest from CMS's Elizabeth Holland.
- October 17, 2012
Nurses aren't always involved in technology implementation, but some say IT initiatives go smoothly when nurses take an active role.
- May 29, 2012
Epic Systems Corp. says 'yes' to running its EHR system on Intel x86 servers. The move might make implementing Epic attractive to smaller hospitals.
- August 16, 2011
Physicians are leveraging mobile health technology to tackle e-prescribing, CPOE, patient education and other key meaningful use requirements.
- August 15, 2011
Meaningful use is bringing EHR adoption to the mass market. Physicians uncomfortable with a computer keyboard are increasingly turning to speech recognition to get data into EHRs.
- August 12, 2010
Once an EHR system is installed, attention turns to maintenance, service and support. Using an IT service provider for such tasks may be the best bet for small practices.