Electronic health record EHR implementation
- July 27, 2012
Two surveys have come to different conclusions about physicians' thoughts on the benefits and usefulness of EHR systems. Experts discuss the meaning of the findings.
- July 24, 2012
ADP AdvancedMD's new iPad application won't solve the problems that come from typing on the device's on-screen keyboard. Vendor: That's the point.
- July 23, 2012
Solo docs, small practices testify before U.S. House subcommittee and air grievances on EHR implementation woes en route to meaningful use compliance.
- June 28, 2012
ACOs, other trends to stay strong in wake of U.S. Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act ruling, says HIMSS.
- June 18, 2012
U.S. CTO Todd Park convened a brainstorming session of health IT thought leaders at the White House. What came out of it? The Blue Button…on steroids.
- 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.
- May 17, 2012
Collaboration between Colorado’s health information exchange and the state's telehealth network brings EHR adoption and telemedicine services to rural providers and hospitals.
- May 03, 2012
Face it: Some docs can't type well enough to use EHR systems. We discuss the future of handwriting with electronic ballpoint pens as EHR data input devices.
- April 27, 2012
Virtualization vendors see a huge opportunity for bringing the iPad to health care -- but face challenges in dealing with Apple's lock-down mentality.
- April 26, 2012
Hospitals turn to iPad EHR implementations to help with meaningful use compliance -- and warm up to the idea of establishing BYOD policies.
- March 15, 2012
Six years of American Academy of Family Physician surveys show that physicians know what they want from EHR software and won't hesitate to change if they don't like what they see.
- March 13, 2012
Some health IT leaders don't see value in CMS's promised ICD-10 delay. Even more wonder where to find the ROI in using ICD-10. The impact of the 'unfunded mandate' is being felt.
- February 28, 2012
In an in-depth session with reporters, U.S. health IT coordinator Farzad Mostashari, M.D. reveals more on meaningful use stage 2, including HIE, interoperability and encryption.
- February 22, 2012
Without releasing the actual meaningful use stage 2 proposed rule, ONC offered HIMSS 2012 attendees a sneak peek at what the new rule will mean for providers and EHR vendors.
- February 20, 2012
On the eve of HIMSS 2012, VHA senior advisor Ashish Jha says the HITECH Act is helping health IT building the infrastructure for health reform. Next up: Doing the same for HIE.