EHRs Regularly Leave Out Homelessness, Alcohol, Other Factors, Study Finds
Social and behavioral health factors are not regularly included in electronic patient records.
The Multibillion Dollar Consequences of Fragmented Healthcare Information Systems
But a Coordinated Medical Record system could help solve critical financial and clinical problems.
CMS Announces Data at the Point of Care Pilot to Advance Interoperability
The pilot program will provide physicians with access to claims data.
23.5M VA Electronic Health Records Transferred to Cerner
The data migration is the first step toward the VA achieving interoperability of veterans’ records.
AI Solution Reduces Clinical Trial Screening Time by 34%
Recruiting is very labor- and time-intensive. But machine-learning technologies can automate the process.
The Credit Card System Is an Ideal Model for a Coordinated Medical Record System
A look inside a new and innovative approach to healthcare information technology.
ONC Seeks Comments on Interoperability Standards Advisory
The ISA could clarify standards and implementation specifications for use in clinical health IT interoperability projects.
Executive Voices: David Klementz, Chief Strategy and Development Officer at Encompass Health
How the health system leverages a fully integrated EHR to help patients throughout their journey of care.
U.S. Is Lagging Behind in Digital Health Technology Adoption
Telehealth and AI are two of the biggest areas of opportunity in healthcare.
Podcast: Breaking Silence and Fixing the EHR
Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, describes how health systems can unlock the potential of electronic health records.
Mahmee Maternal Health Platform Lands $3M from Mark Cuban, Serena Williams
Data, care coordination and IT infrastructure are critical to the company’s mission.
Making the Case for a Coordinated Medical Record System
A neurosurgeon, entrepreneur and medical records committee veteran explains its definition, rationale and implications.
How to Unburden Patients as They Compare Healthcare Providers
8 ways healthcare decision-making can be simpler for users.
EHR Vulnerabilities Lead to Severe Harm, Death for Patients
But health systems can improve their EHR systems to mitigate risk.
Machine Learning, EHR Data Help Predict Risk of Patient Violence
Using routinely registered clinical notes could improve patient safety.
ONC Taps Steven Posnack as Deputy National Coordinator
Posnack has an extensive background with ONC and interoperability standards.
Survey: Patients Happier When They Have Health Record Access
Health record availability is linked to more collaborative relationships with physicians, but many patients still lack access.
Patients Are Not Taking Advantage of EHR Portals
The portals can help patients better understand their conditions.
UCB and Dearhealth Partner to Improve Care Coordination for Patients with Epilepsy
The companies aim to improve patient outcomes and experiences by reducing medical costs.
AI Model Analyzes EHR Data, Identifies Child Leukemia Patients for Studies
The data could help researchers design real-world studies in patients with a range of different cancers.
Podcast: Who Else Hates the Health IT Hype?
Data Book discusses how leaders can ignore noise and embrace effective healthcare technology.
Executive Voices: Michael Hogarth, M.D., Chief Clinical Research Information Officer at UC San Diego Health
Your guide to cutting down the number of clicks in your EHR.
FDA Shows Support for Open Data Sharing to Protect Patient Safety
Healthcare information exchange could empower patients to participate in the development and evaluation of med tech.
AHA Is Concerned ONC Could Stifle the Pace of Innovation
The organization represents the voices of health systems, physicians and caregivers.
Sansoro Health and Datica Merge to Offer Cloud-Based Data Platform
The new company will retain the Datica name in its quest to foster secure data exchange.
Why Collecting Information in the OR Is Vital
Automated data collection can help health systems in more ways than one.
Executive Voices: Aaron Miri, MBA, CIO of UT Health Austin, Dell Medical School
He’s taking what he learned as a member of HITAC to help UT Health Austin stay ahead of new interoperability standards.
Adventist Health to Integrate Cancer Risk Tool Directly into EHR
A new deal between Adventist Health and CancerIQ will make it easier for physicians to identify patients with increased genetic risk of cancer.
Changes to Lab Test Ordering in EHR Could Decrease Overtesting
The solution led to a 97.3% reduction in the number of gamma glutamyl transferase tests ordered.
The ATA Is Seeking Comments for Ocular Telehealth-Diabetic Retinopathy Guidelines
Ocular telehealth programs could help address the health and financial complications associated with diabetic retinopathy.
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