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HIT Consolidation, Integration Fueling Changes at eMDs, MEDITECH

February 4, 2019 - Before HIMSS19 has even begun, EHR companies are making moves to improve the reach and abilities of their platforms. First, Austin’s eMDs expanded its ambulatory footprint with its acquisition of Aprima Medical Software, which recently received Best-in-KLAS recognition. According to the announcement, the combined organization will support 63,000 providers across 26,000 practices...


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Nebraska Research Hospital To Launch MEDITECH EHR Implementation

by Kate Monica

Nebraska-based Boys Town National Research Hospital recently made the decision to begin a MEDITECH EHR implementation as part of an effort to improve revenue cycle management and behavioral healthcare delivery. The hospital specializes in...

Canada Hospital Enters EHR Downtime After Discovering Computer Virus

by Kate Monica

Health Sciences North (HSN) and 20 other hospitals across Ontario, Canada recently entered into a period of EHR downtime following the discovery of a computer virus affecting the hospitals’ MEDITECH EHR system. HSN officials...

MEDITECH Brings CommonWell Interoperability to VT Health System

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

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...

Berkshire Health System Chooses MEDITECH In EHR Selection Decision

by Kate Monica

Berkshire Health System (BHS) in Massachusetts recently chose MEDITECH after an EHR selection process and will implement the solution across its 225 physician practices. The health system signed an EHR contract to implement...

Missouri Hospital Launches Web-Based MEDITECH EHR Implementation

by Kate Monica

Missouri-based Citizens Memorial Hospital and Citizens Memorial Health Care foundation recently went live with a new MEDITECH EHR implementation. The web-based ambulatory EHR system went live across the hospital on December 1. Citizens...

Cedar County Memorial Hospital Launches MEDITECH EHR Implementation

by Kate Monica

Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs, Missouri recently went live with MEDITECH Expanse EHR across its facility. The 25-bed hospital is located between Kansas City, Joplin, and Springfield. The hospital completed the EHR...

MEDITECH Launches EHR-Integrated Prescription Pricing Tool

by Kate Monica

Users of MEDITECH Expanse now have access to an EHR-integrated pricing tool to better manage the cost of their care. MEDITECH announced DrFirst’s myBenefitCheck solution will be integrated into MEDITECH Expanse as a real-time...

Epic EHR Ranked Highest for Provider Satisfaction Worldwide

by Kate Monica

Epic EHR is currently dominating the worldwide EHR market in overall user experience, with nearly 90 percent of all surveyed international users reporting high rates of provider satisfaction. This finding comes in the new Global EMR...

MEDITECH Offers Users EHR-Integrated PDMP Link through Expanse

by Kate Monica

In an effort to reduce provider burden and improve clinical efficiency, MEDITECH will now offer users of its Expanse EHR solution access to an EHR-integrated prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) link. MEDITECH collaborated with...

West Virginia Hospital To Go Live with Cloud-based MEDITECH EHR

by Kate Monica

West Virginia-based Montgomery General Hospital will go live with a cloud-based MEDITECH EHR via a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model. MEDITECH’s Expanse EHR offering enables users to utilize a range of health IT tools...

athenahealth Acquisition Bid Progresses to Second Round

by Kate Monica

The possibility of an athenahealth acquisition may be increasing as three potential buyers enter a second round of bidding. UnitedHealth Group, TPG, and Bain Capital are among the second round of bidders, according to Seeking...

eClinicalWorks Fined $132K for Patient Safety Reporting Failure

by Kate Monica

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently fined eClinicalWorks $132,000 for failing to report patient safety issues to the regulatory body as reportable events in a timely manner. The health IT company is required to report patient...

Cerner Expands R&D Hub to Improve Population Health Management

by Kate Monica

Cerner recently announced plans to significantly expand its Dublin research & development (R&D) hub to improve the population health management and health data analytics capabilities of its EHR systems and health IT tools for...

EHR Downtime Drives TN Hospital to Invest in Backup System

by Kate Monica

Tennessee-based Blount Memorial Hospital is investing $30,000 in a backup system for its physicians group after a three-day episode of EHR downtime shut down its network in early May. The system-wide outage affected nearly 90 physicians...

MEDITECH Extends CommonWell Interoperability to OH Hospital

by Kate Monica

MEDITECH will extend CommonWell interoperability services to Ohio-based Alliance Community Hospital (ACH) to improve health data exchange and care coordination among providers. The non-profit community hospital is among the first to...

UCHealth Hospital Switching MEDITECH EHR for Epic EHR Replacement

by Kate Monica

Later this week, UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center (YVMC) will abandon its MEDITECH EHR system in favor of an Epic EHR replacement in an effort to streamline health data exchange with other hospitals and healthcare facilities part of...

Cerner, Epic EHR Legacy Replacements Aid Patient Accounting Needs

by Elizabeth Snell

Healthcare organizations are starting to migrate away from legacy patient accounting solutions in search of more seamless clinical integration, often turning to Cerner and Epic EHR options, according to recent KLAS research. While each...

Allina Health Recovers From System-Wide Stint of EHR Downtime

by Kate Monica

Minnesota’s Allina Health has successfully recovered from a period of EHR downtime that compromised its Epic EHR system on April 4, according to a report from CBS Minnesota. The health system’s computer network went down on...

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