September 25th 2023
About 100 clinicians are engaged in a pilot program aimed at improving response time for patients, and saving some time for doctors.
July 2nd 2023
Addressing the top five pain points for healthcare organizations with today’s electronic health records.
June 29th 2023
The companies said this week that the DAX Express solution is going to be available to the Epic community.
June 2nd 2023
More than 30 health systems have all agreed to join a nationwide framework for sharing health information. Epic’s Matt Doyle talks about why it’s a big step toward making interoperability a reality.
February 28th 2023
Greater interoperability offers the potential to transform healthcare, but federal officials have received hundreds of complaints about blocking. The government has yet to unveil penalties.
Serving Docs the Right Data at the Point of Care
#HIMSS19: How Andrew Pecora, M.D. is combining the literature with social determinants of health and previous cases to inform clinical decision making at the point of care.
What Are You Excited for at HIMSS?
Geeta Nayyar, M.D., MBA, discusses what she is looking forward to at HIMSS 2019.
CMS and ONC Propose New Rules to Improve Interoperability of EHI
The proposed rules would allow patients to electronically access their medical health information at no cost.
Weighing the Benefits and Challenges of Interoperability
Interoperability can improve patient care, satisfaction and safety.
The Clinical Divide: Achieving Interoperability Between EHRs
What can physicians and healthcare executives do to achieve the "holy grail" of interoperability between electronic health records (EHRs)?
What Separates Epic's EHR From the Rest?
The EHR is trusted by physicians and has good value, according to the results of the Best in KLAS 2019 Software and Services report.
Former ONC Health IT Coordinator to Join LRVHealth
Karen DeSalvo played a large role in ONC’s interoperability efforts.
Measuring the Promises of Interoperability
How far has health IT come in meeting Meaningful Use standards?
Ciitizen Raises $17M in Bid to Link Patients to Their Medical Records
In 2016, Ciitizen’s founder sold a company to Apple that helped boost the tech giant’s EHR efforts. Now, he’s working with Verily.
ONC Releases Updated Interoperability Standards Advisory
The Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA) added seven new interoperability needs to the document.
Treating Healthcare IT's Interoperability Problem
Why interoperability, not money, is healthcare IT’s greatest roadblock.
Patients Want Online Access to Their Health Information
But what can health systems do to expand patient access to health data?
Electronic Health Information Exchange Use in Skilled Nursing Facilities
There was a 29 percent access rate of electronic health information closer to patient transition from the hospital to the facility.
What Is Being Done About Healthcare's Lack of Interoperability?
Patients, providers and payers are not reaping the benefits of electronic health records.
The Aha Moment of Physician Gratitude
We’re working with the Sharp Index to publish thank-you notes to physicians as they navigate the digital transformation. Here’s the latest.
The 5 Most Popular Podcasts from Data Book's First Year
We’ve produced 26 episodes of our health-tech podcast. Here are the ones you love the most.
Global Hospital EMR Systems Market: Key Growth Drivers
What’s next for electronic medical records and health tech?
IDx Is Ready for AI to Break Through in 2019
Autonomous AI can improve healthcare productivity and lower costs for patients, according to IDx founder, Michael Abramoff, M.D., Ph.D.
EHR-Based Text, Call Reminders Show Promise for Medication Adherence
42 participants said they were likely to continue using the EHR-linked reminders.
EHRs Are Fueling Physician Burnout. So, Now What?
Physician burnout and health IT are linked. But healthcare can’t abandon EHRs.
Optimizing Physician Workflow to Minimize Burnout
Why health IT must consider physicians in the design stage.
Blockchain Technology: A Foundation for the Future of Healthcare?
Health information exchange, data security and healthcare all might benefit from blockchain technology.
HHS Issues Draft Strategy to Reduce Health IT Burden
The department is seeking public comment on its recommendations to reduce IT burden.
Amazon Comprehend Medical Aims to Simplify Unstructured EHR Data Mining
The tech giant’s latest healthcare project uses machine learning to fight a longstanding medical records problem.
EHRs Cut Costs, Hospitalization Time
But health systems reap these benefits only when they meet meaningful use standards.
Digital Transformation Is Changing the Role of CIOs in Healthcare
Forty-five percent of all respondents expect that more than a third of all dollars spent on IT will originate from outside the IT department in 2019.
Penn Medicine Says It Won't Wait for Industry to Improve EHRs
Do modern health systems have the know-how and tools to develop their own EHR systems?
Biometrics Are Only One Piece of the Patient Matching Puzzle
Biometric technology will play a major role in the future of patient identification. But only with referential matching technology can health systems realize the full benefits.
New AMA Policy to Help Identify Physician Burnout, Reduce Suicide
Physician burnout and suicide are major issues in the healthcare industry. But how does technology play a part in these trends, and what can technology do to decrease them?
Private Equity Firms Veritas and Evergreen to Buy Athenahealth for $5.7B
The new owners plan to merge athenahealth and Virence Health to create a “leading” health IT company.
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