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Integrated Approaches Fueling Allscripts, MEDITECH Growth

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A busy week for MEDITECH continues. Following the EHR company’s work to connect Vermont’s Northwestern Medical Center to CommonWell interoperability services, MEDITECH has signed an agreement with West Virginia's Williamson...

GAO Identifies Additional Efforts to Improve Patient Matching

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The Government Accountability Office recently released findings from interviews of nearly two score of physicians, hospitals, and other stakeholders that detail the many challenges in the way of patient matching as well as potential...

MEDITECH Brings CommonWell Interoperability to VT Health System

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Northwestern Medical Center of St. Albans is now live with CommonWell interoperability services thanks to MEDITECH, an critical member of the CommonWell Health Alliance. “Northwestern Medical Center is excited to partner with...

Maryland’s Meritus Health Completes Epic Go-Live with Mercy

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Meritus Health is now an Epic shop and has Mercy Technology Services (MTS) to thank for a successful rollout. “Adopting a new EHR can be a costly, time-consuming process for any health care system,” said Meritus Health CFO Tom...

Senate Committee Says EHR Modernization Cannot Be Allowed to Fail

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In a letter to newly appointed VA CIO James Gfrerer, Ranking Member of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee Jon Tester (D-MT) detailed the level of scrutiny the federal agency will be under for its high-profile and experience IT...

Early Data Shows High Patient Satisfaction With Apple’s PHR

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Researchers from the University of California San Diego Health, one of the first dozen healthcare organizations to integrate Apple Health Records into its patient portal, have released initial data that show the technology is well received...

Cerner, Christiana Care to Collaborate on Bariatric Services

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Cerner announced it’s collaborating with Delaware-based Christiana Care Health System on a weight-loss surgery program to help the EHR vendor’s health plan members achieve their health goals. Christiana Care is a top-ranked...

Microsoft, Hill-Rom Team to Bring Medical Device Data to EHRs

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Medical technology company Hill-Rom announced it’s partnered with Microsoft to bring medical device data into electronic heath records. The vendors developed combined tools that will leverage operational data and clinical knowledge...

Patient Records Crucial to Apple Health Strategy, Study Finds

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The personal health records of consumers will be key to Apple’s app, wearable strategies, and services as the tech giant moves into the health and wellness market, according to new research from CB Insights. The goal is to take...

Change, Experian Health Partner on Identity Management Platform

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Experian Health and Change Healthcare announced they’re working together on new technology that will be capable of accurately identifying patients across the healthcare sector. The two tech vendors are building an identity...

ONC Report to Congress Shows Flawed Health Data Sharing

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT recently filed a 22-page report to Congress on EHR adoption across the healthcare sector, finding health data sharing and availability is flawed. The annual progress report to Congress...

UChicago Improves Patient Sleep with Hospital EHR Use Changes

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The University of Chicago Medicine was able to adjust hospital EHR use and educate doctors and nurses on how to reduce in-hospital sleep deprivation, thereby improving sleep for patients staying at the hospital. The changes were part...

Senate Confirms VA CIO, Will Oversee EHR Modernization Project

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The Senate confirmed the Trump administration’s nominee for the Department of Veterans Chief Information Officer James Gfrerer, a former marine and Ernst & Young cybersecurity executive. Gfrerer will be the first permanent CIO...

Cerner, Sharp HealthCare Extend Partnership with Pop Health Project

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San Diego-based Sharp HealthCare announced it’s expanded its relationship with Cerner, to leverage additional tools and services to bolster care delivery and improve population health across the regional health system. The new...

Allscripts-Microsoft Effort to Match Patients with Clinical Trials

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Veradigm, a division of Allscripts focused on payers and life sciences, has entered into an agreement with Microsoft to connect patients with clinical studies through the cloud-based Allscripts EHR system, the Chicago-based company...

Cerner Bringing Prescription Drug Pricing to Point of Care

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On Thursday, the Kansas City-based company announced that a CoverMyMeds solution for reviewing prescription pricing information during a doctor’s visit would be integrated into its electronic prescribing tool, Cerner...

Epic Eyes Specialists, Insurers, and Businesses to Expand Reach

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Epic is working to integrate dentists, life insurers, and diagnostic companies into its digital environment to create a comprehensive patient record. Two months ago, Pacific Dental Services announced its plan to implement an Epic EHR...

AMIA Voices Support for Health IT Testing in the Field

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The American Medical Informatics Association is advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to limit the scope of health IT testing in the field to ensure the success of the proposed National Test Collaborative. “Despite...

Health IT Developers Working to Understand Clinical Workflows

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Health IT developers from Google, Apple, and other tech companies are working with clinicians to gain a better understanding of clinical workflows during app development, according to CNBC. UCHealth Chief Innovation Officer and emergency...

Banner Health Recovered From EHR Downtime Following Network Outage

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Banner Health recently recovered from a computer outage resulting in a sustained period of EHR downtime. A nationwide outage affecting Verizon Wireless and CenturyLink impacted Banner Health’s internet and phone...

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