Arcadia Healthcare Solutions, a electronic health record (EHR) and claims data aggregation and population health management technology company, has appointed Karl Stubelis as its new chief financial officer. Prior to Arcadia, Stubelis served as senior vice president and CFO at athenahealth. Show More Summary
Nearly 1 out of every 3 American adults has high blood pressure. About 70 percent of them take medication for their condition
Today, eClinicalWorks has announced its healow Kids mobile app, which helps connects parents with their child’s pediatrician. The app, which is fully integrated with the eClinicalWorks Electronic Health Record (EHR), helps parents keep...Show More Summary
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Mayo Clinic has started the process of moving to a single, integrated electronic health record and billing system with the implementation of Epic at its Mayo Clinic Health System sites in Wisconsin. Mayo Clinic Health System sites in Wisconsin began implementing Epic last weekend. Mayo Clinic Health System sites in Minnesota are […]
Editor’s Note: Richard Sullivan is the chief operations officer for Medsphere Systems Corporation, the solution provider for the OpenVista electronic health record. Maybe the initial challenge of population health is deciding exactly what that phrase means. Show More Summary
Facing his own illness, Patterson became an advocate for getting patients' access to their own data. "It’s time for the patient to be part of the team," Patterson he said. "They have to be part of the team. We’re going to make it easier to care for us.”
A hacker who appears to have ongoing, continuous access to Australia's electronic health care records is selling access to any full record for 0.0089 bitcoin, or about USD22. (more…)
A decade ago, most electronic health care records collected just one piece of gender-related data: sex. Here's how that changed.
Computers, more specifically, electronic health records (EHRs), will someday revolutionize the practice of medicine. In fact, successful computerization of medical care is the most critical step necessary to transform the American health care system from its current sorry state to the 21st-century system of our dreams. It is ironic, then, that today EHRs represent one […]
This appeared a few days ago:Why doctors hate electronic records — and what could change thatBy Dominic Fracassa June 12, 2017 Updated: June 12, 2017 3:19pm The health care industrial complex has spent billions of dollars and untoldShow More Summary
Four lessons from Kaiser Permanente.
(Swansea University) We need improved quality of recording asthma diagnosis and events if the UK is to effectively use the very considerable potential locked within electronic health records to promote improvements in asthma care and catalyze research.
Editor’s Note: Richard Sullivan is the chief operations officer for Medsphere Systems Corporation, the solution provider for the OpenVista electronic health record. Is there anyone left to passionately defend onsite data centers? Perhaps, but attendance at advocacy meetings is probably sparse. Show More Summary
Oscar Health, the $2.7 billion health-insurance startup, is joining the ranks of businesses trying to pull healthcare data into a single platform that might be accessible to doctors treating a patient. Electronic health records allow doctors to get some information about your medical history. Show More Summary
David sends us a link to the Washington Times which reports that VA Secretary David J. Shulkin announced last night the Veterans’ Affairs Department will adopt the same electronic healthcare records filing system that the Department of Defense uses so the two can more easily transfer records. I know this doesn’t seem like a big […]
The Department of Veterans Affairs will be overhauling its electronic health records, adopting a commercial product used by the Pentagon that he hopes will improve care for veterans and reduce … Click to Continue »
With the Department of Justice announcement of the $155 million dollar eClinicalWorks settlement (including personal liability for the CEO, CMO and COO), many stakeholders are wondering what’s next for EHRs. Clearly the industry is in a state of transition. Show More Summary
I’ve spent a lot of time writing about the suboptimal nature of electronic medical records and what we need to be doing better. At their best, health care information technology systems can make finding patient medical data unbelievably quick and easy. However, at their worst, they take up an unacceptable amount of physicians’ time and also […]
Editor’s Note: Richard Sullivan is chief government and revenue officer for Medsphere Systems Corporation, the solution provider for the OpenVista electronic health record. Will information technology ever realize an imagined future...Show More Summary
(American Thoracic Society) A machine-learning algorithm has the capability to identify hospitalized patients at risk for severe sepsis and septic shock using data from electronic health records (EHRs), according to a study presented at the 2017 American Thoracic Society International Conference. Show More Summary