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Epic EHR Replacement Contributed to Financial Trouble at SLU

November 15, 2018 - Missouri-based St. Louis University (SLU) has implemented a hiring freeze across its college and medical practice to overcome financial difficulties spurred partly by a 2017 Epic EHR replacement, according to kbia. The university has been receiving fewer students and less revenue from its medical practice, which may lead to a projected $30 million deficit by 2023. St. Louis University...


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Allscripts Making Progress Toward Closing Sale of Netsmart Stake

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After generating significant interest from a group of financial sponsors, Allscripts has made the decision to hire financial advisors to execute a more formal sale of its joint venture stake in behavioral health EHR company...

Top Interoperability Questions to Consider During EHR Selection

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Improving interoperability is the central focus of several CMS federal incentive program policies, ONC initiatives, and new partnerships between EHR vendors and health data exchange services providers. Healthcare’s inability to...

AMA Offers Guidance for EHR Vendor Selection in New Playbook

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A new Digital Health Implementation Playbook from AMA offers providers recommendations for navigating each phase of the health IT implementation process, including EHR vendor selection. The guidance outlines key steps, best practices, and...

Cerner EHR Implementation Will Go Live at Rural MO Health System

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Missouri-based Pershing Health system will go live with a new integrated Cerner EHR implementation and revenue cycle management solution across its hospitals and clinics. The health system will leverage the Cerner CommunityWorks...

NE Health Center to Launch EHR Replacement for Connected Care

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The Lexington Regional Health Center (LRHC) board of directors recently issued authorization to move forward on plans to launch an EHR replacement project to swap out the disparate systems in LRHC’s hospital and clinic. The board of...

Banner Health $45M Cerner EHR Replacement Led to Medical Errors

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Providers at Tucson-based Banner Health filed several medical error reports following a 2017 Cerner EHR replacement, according to public records from an Arizona Department of Health Services (DHS) investigation obtained by the Arizona...

Cerner Expands R&D Hub to Improve Population Health Management

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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...

Clinical Efficiency, Costs Key in athenahealth EHR Replacements

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Improving overall clinical efficiency, streamlining administrative processes, and avoiding upfront costs have been key drivers in athenahealth EHR replacements that have occurred in 2018. Montana-based Mineral Community Hospital (MCH)...

How Web-Based EHR Systems Save Community Hospitals Money

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More and more health IT companies are working to develop affordable EHR system offerings geared toward meeting the needs of small, rural, and community hospitals. Enterprise health IT companies such as Epic and Cerner — which...

Ballad Health Swaps Cerner EHR for Epic EHR Replacement

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Tennessee-based Ballad Health recently approved a plan to launch an Epic EHR replacement project to improve connectivity and care coordination between hospitals and providers. The Epic system will replace Ballad’s former Cerner...

3 Key Tips for Ensuring a Smooth EHR Replacement Process

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Physician and nursing dissatisfaction with an EHR system could lead to long-lasting problems within a healthcare organization, such as fueling administrative burnout and patient engagement. Opting for an EHR replacement is not a decision...

Crisp Regional Health to Launch Cerner EHR Implementation

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Georgia-based Crisp Regional Health recently announced plans to begin a Cerner EHR implementation at all acute, ambulatory, and post-acute care facilities to streamline clinical and administrative operations across the care...

UCHealth Hospital Switching MEDITECH EHR for Epic EHR Replacement

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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...

NC Hospital to Swap Cerner System for Epic EHR Replacement

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Cape Fear Valley Health in North Carolina recently announced a decision to launch an Epic EHR replacement project to swap out its Cerner EHR system. The new Epic system will provide a single, unified EHR platform for all hospitals and...

Cerner, Epic EHR Legacy Replacements Aid Patient Accounting Needs

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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...

Interoperability, Better Functionality Top EHR Replacement Factors

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Dissatisfaction with current EHR systems, inefficient workflows, and the need for greater interoperability and functionality are often key reasons why healthcare organizations may opt for an EHR replacement, according to a literature...

30% of Practices Look toward EHR Replacement Options by 2021

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Having cloud-based mobile solutions for on-demand data with actionable insight into financial performance is one of the top reasons healthcare practices may be considering an EHR replacement option, a recent Black Book survey...

Cerner Crying Foul Over University of Illinois Epic EHR Contract

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Cerner Corporation is holding back its displeasure at the awarding of a University of Illinois Hospitals EHR contract to its chief rival Epic Systems. According to NBC Chicago, Cerner claims the Epic EHR contract will end up costing...

Minimal EHR Data Transferred to DoD MHS Genesis at Fairchild

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Only a small amount of patient health data has been transferred from the Department of Defense legacy EHR system AHLTA to its new Cerner MHS GENESIS system at Fairchild Air Force Base, according to House Veterans’ Affairs Committee...

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