Electronic Health Records
  • Epic Named Best EDIS Enterprise Vendor in Overall Satisfaction

    October 17, 2017 - The September 2017 KLAS report for emergency department information system (EDIS) usability showed provider leadership at organizations using Epic EHR have significantly higher rates of overall satisfaction than those using other enterprise vendor systems. KLAS researchers attributed this success to the health IT company’s excellent support, relationships, and general experience....

  • 4 Tips for Successfully Navigating EHR Vendor Relationships

    October 12, 2017 - Across the country, the healthcare industry has nearly reached full transition from paper documentation to electronic health records (EHRs). Thanks to the push from government initiatives, by 2025, the global EHR market will reach a reported $33 billion. Today, vendors continue to modify and expand system offerings as interoperability and certified EHR technology (CEHRT) are vital for participating...

  • Why Healthcare Providers Should Embrace Innovative EHR Use

    October 11, 2017 - Innovative EHR use can solve a host of healthcare’s biggest problems, according to a new op-ed in Harvard Business Review. Virginia Mason’s James Bender, MD, and Robert S. Mecklenburg, MD, highlighted how innovative EHR use presents new opportunities to reduce excessive spending, medical errors, and unnecessary surgeries. “Every day, online retailers use computer-based transactions...

  • Team-Based Model Key to Achieving the Quadruple Aim at Reliant

    October 6, 2017 - The key to success in value-based care is sharing the workload, claims the head of Reliant Medical Group and featured keynote of the second annual Value-Based Care Summit in Boston.  “One of the things we know need to solve for and we have by no means have is getting away from one person needs to shoulder the burden entirely alone,” Reliant President & CEO Tarek Elsawy,...


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Epic Named Best EDIS Enterprise Vendor in Overall Satisfaction

The September 2017 KLAS report for emergency department information system (EDIS) usability showed provider leadership at organizations using Epic EHR have significantly higher rates of overall satisfaction than those using other enterprise...

HIE Partnership Targets Health Data Exchange, Population Health

The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) has entered into a formal partnership with the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) to improve patient care delivery, health data sharing, and population health management....

EHR Use-Related Malpractice Claims Increased Over Past Decade

A new study found malpractice claims in which EHR use was listed as a contributing factor to patient injury have increased continuously over the past decade. The study by David B. Troxel, MD, and colleagues at physician-owned medical malpractice...

Solo Doctor Forfeits Medical License Over Paper Records

Following an investigation into her into her patient health record keeping, prescribing, and clinical decision making, a physician in the New Hampshire town of New London is no longer licensed to practice medicine. The New Hampshire Board of...

Behavioral Health System Invests Millions in Epic Implementation

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services recently approved a multi-million dollar investment in an Epic implementation at all of its facilities. The organization did not disclose the official amount of the deal. The Pine Rest Board of Directors...

Ophthalmologists Spend 27 Percent of Patient Visits on EHR Use

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Ophthalmology found ophthalmologists spend 27 percent of a typical patient encounter on EHR use, suggesting a need for EHR usability improvements. The study by Read-Brown...

Cerner Releases Consumer-Facing EHR to Improve Interoperability

Cerner confirmed its commitment to improving interoperability at the 2017 Cerner Health Conference earlier this week by offering a new consumer-directed patient EHR. Cerner President Zane Burke announced the consumer-directed patient health record...

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