Electronic health record EHR management
- June 01, 2020
Healthcare CIOs are repurposing existing EHR products or rolling out new features to address COVID-19 demands.
- October 08, 2019
When EHR vendor Meditech partnered with Google Cloud Platform, it joined Cerner in a push toward the public cloud. The trend presents new opportunities and new challenges for healthcare CIOs.
- 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.
- September 05, 2019
Cerner laid off 255 employees as it seeks to reduce operating costs. One analyst said it's further evidence that the Meaningful Use boom years are gone.
- June 05, 2019
Proposed rules are a good first step toward interoperability in healthcare, but don't go far enough, according to healthcare leaders.
- May 31, 2019
Datadog has achieved HIPAA compliance for its SaaS platform Log Management, so it can now better reach more customers in healthcare industries.
- May 08, 2019
In a hearing, chairman of the Senate HELP Committee cautioned ONC and CMS officials to go slow if they want to get interoperability in healthcare done right.
- April 24, 2019
Kaiser Permanente fights fire with fire by developing digital tools to reduce technology-related physician burnout.
- November 30, 2018
Too many versions of the FHIR API are floating around, and that could stall healthcare's move to interoperability. Can FHIR's supporters and detractors come together?
- November 28, 2018
A new draft report from the ONC acknowledges the challenges with EHRs and provides suggested solutions, including decreased regulation and more stakeholder cooperation.
- November 14, 2018
AthenaHealth announces it is set to be purchased for $5.7 billion by two private equity firms. One consultant plans to watch the new company's customer service levels.
- November 06, 2018
Pioneering work with the FHIR API is beginning to pay off in interoperable applications for EHRs. And that could mean sweeping changes in healthcare.
- October 16, 2018
Three companies see the promise of blockchain in healthcare in this week's news roundup. Here's the latest from Change Healthcare, MTBC and Ambrosus.
- October 02, 2018
Health information professionals shared visions of more effective EHR systems at the 2018 AHIMA Convention, including how to better identify LGBTQ patients in EHRs.
- August 17, 2018
Six tech giants have vowed to help healthcare interoperability efforts. It could be encouraging, or no help at all. Experts offer their predictions on the value.
- March 22, 2018
EHR data can help healthcare providers identify which patients in a hospital were most likely to be prescribed opioids after discharge, according to researchers at the University of Colorado ...
- March 15, 2018
EHR trends were among the news at HIMSS 2018. Cerner and Salesforce are teaming to bring patient data into healthcare CRM. Meanwhile, Epic and Nuance promoted an AI assistant.
- January 04, 2018
Healthcare organizations should be prepared to see applications for blockchain and more uses for AI in 2018. Analytics provided by EHR vendors will also emerge.
- December 01, 2017
For ONC, the top healthcare IT issues that need to be addressed by the industry are interoperability and EHR usability. The national coordinator lays out three influencing factors.
- August 04, 2017
As a wake-up call to other health IT vendors, the OIG's senior counsel airs a video in which he calls eClinicalWorks' False Claims Act violation a 'new area of healthcare fraud.'
- March 23, 2017
Experts were not surprised by the recently published ECRI report on patient safety issues. In fact, experts agreed these issues have been around for a while.
- November 30, 2016
This issue of SearchHealthIT's Pulse zeroes in on vendor neutral archives -- a distinctive, medical imaging technology in healthcare designed to allow providers to view images in a standard format.
The market for medical imaging ...
- September 22, 2016
Efforts to make health information available to patients are paying off, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. ONC published a data brief about how ...
- 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.
- 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.
- March 07, 2016
Andy Slavitt, the acting administrator of CMS, was very direct in stating that meaningful use is winding down and will be replaced by an improved program.
- November 06, 2015
Cerner's president discusses what the company is doing to make healthcare interoperability a reality -- and the Department of Defense takes a firm stand.
- October 22, 2015
Representatives of Cerner and the DoD sat down with SearchHealthIT at the CHIME15 Fall CIO Forum to discuss the details of the DoD EHR contract.
- October 16, 2015
AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon talked about the ICD-10 transition and said information governance is needed to control the "tsunami" of information created by EHRs.
- August 21, 2015
With the heat on physician practices to prepare for the impending ICD-10 implementation date, two analysts discuss how best to avoid negative outcomes.
- 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 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.
- March 25, 2015
Provider CIOs and vendors are ambivalent toward new stage 3 meaningful use rules, but HHS officials say they mean progress for health IT and healthcare.
- 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
Providers won't have to attest to stage 3 meaningful use until 2017. The objectives will hew closely to HHS' new value-based reimbursement approach.
- March 23, 2015
Most agree that meaningful use has driven the development of EHRs, but vendors complain that this focus has distracted them from improving ease of use.
- 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.
- March 23, 2015
Six years after the HITECH Act set out $30 billion in incentives for healthcare providers to adopt electronic health records, it's clear the federal government's meaningful use program has dramatically shaped the technological development of EHR ...
- March 20, 2015
The effect of industry feedback on the Health IT Policy Committee's recommendations for meaningful use stage 3 will soon be evident.
- March 20, 2015
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's CIO John Halamka leads the hospital system into an unusual joint venture with EHR vendor athenahealth Inc.
- March 20, 2015
Although no curtain call is planned for meaningful use attestation, it sure looks like stage 3 reporting won't carry the oomph -- or rigidness -- of stage 2.
- July 21, 2011
Health care providers adopting cloud-based EHR systems are doing so not to achieve meaningful use but, they say, because it makes clinical workflow and data management easier.
- August 16, 2010
Lack of EHR safety coordination between the ONC and the FDA leaves the job to private entities. Here's what hospitals can do to protect themselves now.