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Are Physicians Really Dissatisfied with EHRs? Should We Be Concerned?

Irv Lichtenwald, Medsphere Systems CEO Editor’s Note: Irv Lichtenwald is president and CEO of Medsphere Systems Corporation, the solution provider for the OpenVista electronic health record. Prior to joining Medsphere, he served as CFO of Advent Software, a leading provider of investment management solutions. Show More Summary

eMarketer: Healthcare Now Inextricably Linked to Mobile

What does Grey Healthcare Group managing partner and chief engagement officer Erin Byrne see as the looming future? Wearables, electronic health records — and even implantables — could all see major breakthroughs by going mobile. In a recent interview with eMarketer staffer Tobi Elkin, Byrne argues that mobile is critical for managing consumer health. It’s […]

Why Practice Fusion And Theranos Will Disrupt Lab Testing On Electronic Health Record Platforms

Connectivity and integration are important qualities which add value and enhance the user experience when considering whether to adopt a specific electronic health record (EHR) platform. While many types of EHRs can get the job done, the path of least resistance to record, translate and integrate important data defines a superior [...]

FHIR Will Not Save Us: We Need National Patient Identifiers

Editor’s Note: Irv Lichtenwald is president and CEO of Medsphere Systems Corporation, the solution provider for the OpenVista electronic health record. Prior to joining Medsphere, he served as CFO of Advent Software, a leading provider of investment management solutions. Show More Summary

The logistics of a changing health landscape

The $485 million funding announcement for electronic health records contained within the recent federal budget opens the door to some interesting opportunities for Primary Health Networks.

HIMSS Analytics Honors The National Institutes of Health Clinical Center With Stage 7 Award

HIMSS Analytics awarded the National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinics with a Stage 7 Award. The award represents NIH’s attainment of the highest level on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model™ (EMRAM). HIMSS Analytics developed the EMR Adoption Model in 2005 as a methodology for evaluating the progress and impact of electronic medical record systems... Read More

Cerner wins $4.3 billion DoD contract to overhaul electronic health records

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The Department of Defense announced Wednesday that Cerner had been awarded a coveted $4.3 billion, 10-year contract to overhaul the Pentagon’s electronic health records for millions of active military members and retirees.Read full article >>

Cerner wins $4.3 billion DOD contract to overhaul electronic health records

last monthHealth : The Checkup

The Department of Defense announced that Cerner has been awarded a coveted $4.3 billion, 10-year contract to overhaul the Pentagon’s electronic health records for millions of active military members and retirees.Read full article >>

Pentagon gets ready to award big contract for electronic medical records

last monthHealth : The Checkup

The Pentagon is poised within days to award one of the most coveted health information-technology contracts in history — the first phase of a deal that could ultimately be worth more than $10.5 billon over the 18-year life of the contract.Read full article >>

Human factors and EHRs

Perhaps you don't want discouraging news about electronic health records. If that's the case, browse on to another site. However, the authors of this new paper have some important things to say. And they have the expertise to be credible,...Show More Summary

Is Accountability The Missing Element in Better Healthcare?

Irv Lichtenwald, Medsphere Systems CEO Editor’s Note: Irv Lichtenwald is president and CEO of Medsphere Systems Corporation, the solution provider for the OpenVista electronic health record. Prior to joining Medsphere, he served as CFO of Advent Software, a leading provider of investment management solutions. Show More Summary

Business Lessons From An Unlikely Sport: Cricket

The "true team sport," though less known in the U.S., is uniquely suited to the business mind, says eClinicalWorks CEO Girish Navani. Girish Navani, the CEO of eClinicalWorks, a major electronic health records company, first started playing cricket when he was six years old. Show More Summary

At First Read This Sounds Like a Very, Very Serious Issue. I Wonder What Is Going On With Patient Electronic Records Being Altered?

This appeared a few days ago.SA Health inquiry into how medical records linked to patient death disappeared from Lyell McEwin Hospital database BRAD CROUCH MEDICAL REPORTER The Advertiser July 15, 2015 8:41AM SA Health will investigate...Show More Summary

NEHTA’s Chairman Beats The Drum Of E-Health. Gets A Trifle Carried Away I Would Suggest!

This appeared a few days ago.Get elderly patients onlineCharlotte MitchellMonday, 13 July, 2015GPs should routinely ask their older patients to set up a personally controlled electronic health record to help them share medical information...Show More Summary

To Date I Have Never Seen A Meaningful Or Sensible Directional Change In Response To Any PCEHR Consultation! Will Things Be Different This Time And How Will We Know?

A number of weeks ago we had a request for input on future legislation for the IHI Service and the PCEHR.Here is the summary that was provided regarding what it was all about.Electronic Health Records and Healthcare Identifiers: Legislation...Show More Summary

Electronic Health Records Can Improve Care for People with Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease can be difficult to treat, but experts have identified strategies for using electronic health records to improve care for this vulnerable population. The guidelines, which will appear in an upcoming issue of the...Show More Summary

IDF Announces IDF ePHR App to Help Those Living with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases Manage Their Health

The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) has announced the launch of a mobile app for IDF ePHR, the electronic health record specifically designed for the primary immunodeficiency (PI) community. IDF ePHR allows individuals and caregivers living with PI to track important health information, including medications, diagnoses, symptoms, infections, and other critical data.

New strategies for combatting chronic kidney disease, other long-term conditions

New strategies for using electronic health records (EHRs) to treat patients with chronic kidney disease have been outlined by investigators. Their recommendations may help clinicians and hospitals better manage individual patients with chronic conditions and identify groups of patients most likely to benefit from different treatment strategies.

Tapping Into the Potential of Electronic Health Records to Improve Care for Patients with Chronic Conditions

The National Kidney Disease Education Program's Health Information Technology Working Group has identified strategies for using electronic health records to improve care for patients with chronic kidney disease, outlining specific design features and goals.

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