Eighty-eight percent of small practices of six or less practitioners still aren't optimizing advanced EHR (electronic health record) tools such as patient engagement, secure messaging, decision support and electronic data sharing, according to the latest...
In 2017, half of individuals nationwide reported they had been offered online access to their medical record by a healthcare provider or insurer, according to an April data brief from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC).
Patients of 39 health systems now can see their medical records right from their iPhones. Leaders at Dignity Health, one of the organizations involved in this Apple initiative, are optimistic that this could help transform healthcare.
The federal government has estimated that federal healthcare spending will increase 80 percent, from $918 billion in 2015 to $1.7 trillion in 2025, with one of the key IT-related factors being the VA's and DoD's implementations of new EHR systems.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH), a private, non-profit hospital serving South Los Angeles, has achieved the highest level of electronic medical record system use—Stage 7—developed by HIMSS Analytics.
Health IT development companies continuously strive for a culture that puts safety at the forefront when designing and developing products, empowers employees to escalate safety concerns, and allows for collaboration and sharing of best practices among team...
Cape Regional Medical Center has linked up with Dascena, a California-based healthcare startup that develops predictive algorithms which have the potential to facilitate the timely and accurate diagnosis of complex conditions.
Many community-based organizations are advancing forward in their efforts to use health IT to collect, standardize and integrate social and behavioral health data, as detailed during a panel discussion at the 2018 State Healthcare IT Connect Summit last week.
In Mercy’s submission for the 2018 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program, organizational leaders outlined the key details behind the health system’s project, called “Using NLP on EHR notes in Heart Failure Patients.”
The U.S. Coast Guard announced April 9 its intent to join with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) in transitioning its service members’ and clinics’ health records to the MHS Genesis electronic health record (EHR) system.