Electronic Health Records
  • Epic Modules Supporting Care across Healthcare Settings

    April 18, 2017 - Epic Systems offers one of the top-ranked EHR systems in the country as well as a range of products and services to help providers in various specialties deliver quality patient care and meet federal reporting requirements. Not only do larger hospitals across the country rely on Epic EHR technology, but following the recent unveiling of additional, more affordable product packages,...

  • Cerner Most Likely Vendor to Replace Homegrown VA EHR System

    April 17, 2017 - Cerner EHR is rumored to be the most likely candidate to replace the outdated homegrown VA EHR system presently serving the 1,200 healthcare sites of the Veterans Health Administration, according to a new Black Book report. After an expensive failed attempt, VA is planning on implementing a commercial EHR system in place of its VistA EHR to bring the federal agency up to speed technologically...

  • New CMS Proposed Rule to Reduce Hospital EHR Data Reporting

    April 17, 2017 - A couple provisions in a new Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program rule proposal outline modifications to electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) reporting requirements and validation processes. In a public document in the Federal Register, CMS proposed reductions to hospital eCQM reporting policies. In the 2017 calendar year reporting period (and 2019 fiscal year payment determination),...

  • HIMSS Seeks Delay in Use of 2015 Edition Certified Technology

    April 14, 2017 - HIMSS is calling for a six-month delay to the federal requirements for healthcare organizations and providers to use 2015 Edition certified EHR technology in the EHR Incentive Programs and Quality Payment Program. In an April 11 letter to HHS Secretary Tom Price, MD, the organization cited delays in the availability of finalized test tools for software development and certification as warranting...


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Allscripts First to Offer 2015 Edition Certified EHR Technology

Allscripts is now offering a health IT suite that meets 2015 Edition Certified EHR Technology (CEHRT) criteria, leading the pack into the new era of upgraded electronic health record tools.   With the Quality Payment Program underway, eligible...

Arizona Health Information Exchange Rebrands to Continue Growth

Arizona Health-e Connection (AzHeC), a statewide nonprofit health information exchange operating since 2007, is relaunching under the new brand Health Current. The relaunch and new name are emblematic of the community-based HIE’s significant...

VA Invests in Clinical Decision Support Tool Standardization

In an effort to promote interoperability, efficiency, and safety of patient care, VA has chosen two vendors to improve and standardize its clinical decision support: Cognitive Medical Systems and Motive Medical Intelligence. The two vendors will...

Regenstrief EHR Clinical Learning Platform Ready for Adoption

The Regenstrief Institute and AMA recently announced the EHR Clinical Learning Platform is ready for implementation in schools across the country to improve EHR training in medical school curricula. The Indiana University School of Medicine (IU)...

WPI Receives $5 million for Health IT Innovation Initiative

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) recently launched PracticePoint, a healthcare initiative focusing on health IT innovation and development funded by a $5 million grant from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech). The...

CMS Issues Merit-based Incentive Payment Systems Guidance

CMS published three informative resources to guide eligible clinicians participating in Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2017: a factsheet on MIPS participation, another on MIPS data reporting for clinical improvement activities,...

Leidos Awarded $29M VA Health IT Infrastructure Contract

The Department of Veterans Affairs recently awarded Leidos a task order under the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG) contract vehicle. Systems Made Simple, a Leidos Innovations Corporation company, could receive...

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