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Billing Problems Caused By Cerner EHR Costs NY Hospital $38M

March 18, 2019 - New York-based Glen Falls Hospital lost $38 million in revenue in 2017 due to problems with its Cerner EHR system, which resulted in persistent billing errors. Glen Falls officials reduced operating costs and laid off employees throughout the year to cushion the financial blow of the malfunctioning system, according to The Post Star. However, these cost cutting efforts were only...


PMC Regional Hospital Completes MEDITECH EHR Implementation


PMC Regional Hospital in New Albany, Indiana recently completed a MEDITECH EHR implementation to streamline health data access and exchange across the health system. The hospital went live with MEDITECH’s web-based Expanse EHR...

VA Cerner EHR Implementation Will Launch Across Care Sites By 2028


VA is expected to go live with its Cerner EHR implementation across all care sites by 2028, according to Cerner Government Services President Travis Dalton. Dalton delivered this news and other updates about Cerner’s ongoing work...

OH Hospital Points to EHR Implementation for $22.6M in Losses


Ohio-based Fairfield Medical Center experienced $22.6 million in operating losses due to the expenses associated with a Cerner EHR implementation in 2018, according to Columbus Business First. Fairfield Medical Center CFO Sky Gettys...

Premise Health Launches Epic EHR Implementation Across Care Sites


Premise Health in Tennessee has successfully completed an Epic EHR implementation project across 600 wellness centers in 44 states and Guam. The direct healthcare company has already exchanged more than 1.4 million patient health records...

CA Behavioral Health Nonprofit Will Launch Cerner EHR System


A nonprofit behavioral health services organization recently made the decision to implement a Cerner EHR system across its facilities as part of an effort to improve the mental health of residents of Northern California. Remi Vista will...

VA Seeks Contractor To Conduct Cerner EHR Implementation Testing


VA recently issued a request for information (RFI) about contractors able to assist with testing the federal agency’s Cerner EHR implementation. Cerner officially clinched the $10 billion VA EHR implementation contract in May, 2018....

Transition to Epic EHR Impedes Prescription Refills at Memorial


Patients aren’t pleased with recent changes at Memorial Hospital in Conway, New Hampshire, that are contributing to considerable lag in approving requests for prescription refills. Terry Leavitt of The Conway Daily Sun reported that...

Health IT Developers Working to Understand Clinical Workflows


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...

Berkshire Health System Chooses MEDITECH In EHR Selection Decision


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


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...

Hospitals in Two States Go Live With Epic EHR Implementations


New Hampshire-based Memorial Hospital and Beatrice Community Hospital in Nebraska recently went live with Epic EHR implementations to improve health data sharing with local healthcare organizations and enable better-informed clinical...

Cedar County Memorial Hospital Launches MEDITECH EHR Implementation


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...

Health IT Adoption of Surescripts Price Transparency Tool Surges


Surescripts is experiencing a surge in new users as health IT adoption of its Real-Time Prescription Benefit tool increases fortyfold in a year. Prescribers have so far used the tool 30 million times to view patient-specific price and...

VA Achieves Several Milestones in Cerner EHR Implementation


Over the past six months, VA has awarded Cerner three task orders, conducted a Current State Review of VA initial operating capability (IOC) care sites, and established 18 EHR councils to support the development of national standardized...

Allscripts EHR Wins Contracts with Three Healthcare Organizations


Allscripts will expand its relationship with Hospital for Special Care (HSC) and implement health IT solutions at East Kent Hospitals and Rothman Orthopaedic Institute. Connecticut-based HSC made the decision to expand and extend its...

Pacific Dental Services to Implement Epic EHR System


California-based Pacific Dental Services (PDS) recently announced its decision to implement Epic EHR as part of an effort to improve care coordination for all PDS-supported dentists and specialists. PDS is a dental support organization...

Chicago Plumbers Union to Launch Cerner EHR Implementation


A Chicago Plumbers Union recently made the decision to move forward with a Cerner EHR implementation at a new health center currently under development in southwest Chicago. Members of Plumbers Local Union 130 United Association (UA) and...

Two MO Health Systems Collaborate for Cerner EHR Implementation


Missouri-based Lake Regional Health System and the University of Missouri (MU) Health Care recently teamed up to extend MU Health Care’s Cerner EHR platform to Lake Regional patients and providers. Patients at MU Health Care and...

DoD Leveraging MHS GENESIS EHR System to Reduce Duplicate Testing


Four Department of Defense (DoD) care sites are achieving some improvements in clinical efficiency since going live with the MHS GENESIS EHR system, according to Cerner Government Services President Travis Dalton. Patients visiting the...



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