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Surescripts NRLS Use Live at 4 More Major Health Systems

by Kate Monica

Surescripts National Record Locator Service (NRLS) recently expanded its user base to include four additional major health systems, bumping the number of health systems using the service up to 14 nationwide. Saint Francis Hospital and Medical...

Shulkin Unanimously Confirmed as VA Secretary in Monday Vote

by Kate Monica

David Shulkin, MD, will remain in the top post at the Department of Veterans Affairs following a confirmation vote by the Senate late Monday evening. The Senate voted unanimously in favor of President Donald Trump’s nominee (100-0) who...

First DoD Site Completes Go-Live of New GENESIS EHR System

by Kate Monica

The Department of Defense successfully completed the first installation of the GENESIS EHR system at Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington, Adam Mazmanian of FCW reported earlier this week. Defense Healthcare Management Systems Stacy Cummings...

Recent Agreements to Extend Cerner EHR, RCM Technology

by Kate Monica

San Juan Regional Medical Center has chosen Cerner to replace over 75 health IT applications with an integrated medical, financial, and population health management system to support patients across the care continuum. The Cerner EHR platform...

EHR Interoperability Still Proving a Struggle for Providers

by Kate Monica

While EHR technology has made significant strides in the healthcare industry over the past few years, several hurdles to true interoperability still bar providers from seamlessly exchanging data in a way that is timely, efficient, and accessible....

GAO Calls for VA to Adopt Commercial EHR, VA Likely to Do So

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

During a recent House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs hearing, a representative from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) minced no words when recommending the EHR implementation plan that the Department of Veterans Affairs should...

Epic Systems Takes Home Top Honors in 2017 Best in KLAS

by Kate Monica

In the report published today, Epic was also named the top Overall Physician Practice Vendor, receiving Best in KLAS awards in eight segments, the research firm announced. Included in Epic’s myriad awards are Best in KLAS Ambulatory EMR...

Epic Leads EHR Implementations, Cerner EHR Selections in 2016

by Sara Heath

This past year was a good one for Epic Systems in terms of EHR implementations, with a majority of the year’s notable go-lives belonging to the vendor. But as good a year as it was for Epic with implementations, it was equally as good for...

Midland Health Chooses Cerner for System-Wide Implementation

by Sara Heath

Midland Health has selected EHR vendor Cerner Corporation for its clinical, revenue cycle management, and population health management needs, according to a press release. The move will connect the many community clinics and the 474-bed Midland...

Epic Systems, Cerner, McKesson Make Key EHR Technology Moves

by Sara Heath

EHR vendors Epic Systems, Cerner Corporation, and McKesson Health Solutions have all made recent advances driving population health management, healthcare quality, and health IT interoperability. Epic Systems is set to implement its population...

EHR Vendor Cerner and 3M Partner for Population Health

by Sara Heath

EHR vendor Cerner Corporation and 3M Health Information Systems have partnered to improve population health management, a press release says. Through the 3M Patient-Focused Episodes Software and Cerner’s HealtheIntent, users will be able...

Epic Systems Tops Cerner as Top-Used Physician EHR Vendor

by Sara Heath

Epic Systems continues reigns as the most widely used physician EHR system, followed far behind Cerner, according to the Medscape EHR Report 2016. The report, which surveyed 15,285 physicians from 25 different specialties, found that 28 percent...

Epic Systems, Cerner Top EHR Vendors for Meaningful Users

by Sara Heath

Epic Systems and Cerner Corporation continue to be the top dogs when it comes to the EHR Incentive Programs. According to new data from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), the two EHR vendors are the...

Engaging Physicians to Aid Standardized Ambulatory EHR Use

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Since its formation back in 1999, Banner Health has made a name for itself by increasing the clinical standardization of its EHR technology to support clinical improvements. As a result of its push toward value-based care and population, the...

Concerns, Questions Surround Erlanger Epic EHR Selection

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Documents ascertained under the Tennessee Open Records Act and shared with EHRIntelligence.com raise doubts about the recent EHR selection process at Erlanger Health System, a public health system in the state. On May 28, 2015, the health system's...

Cerner Embroiled in Lawsuits over Employee Wage Disputes

by Jacqueline Belliveau

Cerner Corporation, a leading EHR vendor, has allegedly neglected to pay employees for overtime hours, according to a KCUR 89.3 report. A Cerner employee has recently filed a class-action lawsuit against the healthcare technology company in Kansas...

Factors Contributing to Hospital EHR Implementation Success

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

More than two years ago, Beebe Healthcare in southern Delaware made an important decision about their health IT infrastructure in deciding on EHR replacement technology to demonstrate meaningful use in the near term and prepare for a transformation...

Two MO Healthcare Providers Tap Cerner for EHR Implementation

by Jacqueline Belliveau

Cerner has added two more healthcare systems to its list of customers. SoutheastHEALTH and Missouri Delta Medical Center, two Missouri-based healthcare organizations, have selected Cerner’s Millennium system for EHR implementation, according...

How EHR Optimization Can Help Reduce Physician Burnout

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

The causes of physician burnout are legion — technology, regulation, reimbursement — but the solution may be as simple as completing certain EHR optimization activities. Mississippi's Memorial Hospital of Gulfport is tackling...

Moving from EHR Fragmentation to EHR Optimization in Miss.

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Memorial Hospital of Gulfport currently finds itself in the position of improving inefficiencies in its EHR use following years of health IT maturation at the Mississippi health facility. The EHR optimization process represents a marked departure...

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