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ECRI Institute Launches Tool to Help HIT Developers Assess Patient Safety

April 13, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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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...

Survey: Physicians Want Better Electronic Access to Patient Data

April 12, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Half of physicians said they feel that their electronic access to patient data—such as someone’s clinical history—could be much better, according to a new Surescripts report.

On its Mission to Capture Unstructured EHR Data, Mercy Leaders Realize the Value of NLP

April 10, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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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.”

Coast Guard Plans to Join DoD’s MHS Genesis EHR System

April 10, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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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.

EHR Configuration and Optimization: A Mayo Clinic MD Informaticist Shares Insights on the Journey

April 6, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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Karl Poterack, M.D., a medical informaticist at the Mayo Clinic health system, shared with attendees at the Health IT Summit in San Francisco insights on process around EHR configuration and optimization

State Department Issues RFI for New EHR System

April 3, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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The U.S. Department of State issued a request for information (RFI) for a new electronic health record (EHR) system on FedBizOpps.gov last week.

Health Affairs: PCPs’ EHRs Struggle with Quality Improvement Reporting

April 3, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Although federal value-based payment programs require providers to conduct quality improvement activities, many EHRs are not up to the task, according to new research in the April issue of Health Affairs.

Trump Fires Shulkin as VA-Cerner EHR Contract Questions Linger

March 29, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Following weeks of uncertainty and controversy surrounding David Shulkin, M.D., President Donald Trump finally dismissed the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary yesterday.

Study Links EHR Usability Issues to Potential Patient Harm

March 28, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Specific types of electronic health record (EHR) usability issues are associated with a variety of potentially serious patient harm events, according to a new study published this week.

Study: Researchers Use EHR Data to Predict Future Chronic Opioid Use

March 23, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are working to develop statistical models to better predict which patients will be prescribed opioid medications long-term following discharge from a hospital stay.

At University Hospitals in Cleveland, MD and IT Leaders are Making Strides to Reduce Provider Burnout

March 21, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Cleveland-based University Hospitals has accelerated a partnership with the health system’s EHR vendor, Allscripts, to address EHR usability and workflow issues, with the aim of making the EHR system more user-friendly, seamless and interoperable.

Report Details Western Connecticut Health Network’s EHR Transition Problems

March 19, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Western Connecticut Health Network has experienced an array of scheduling and medical service issues since the healthcare system completed its Cerner EHR implementation earlier this month, according to a report in the News-Times.

Survey: Nearly 2/3 of Patients Don’t Know Where Their Medical Data is Stored

March 16, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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A recent survey of U.S. patients revealed that the majority of respondents have no knowledge as to where their medical data is stored and who has access to it.

Georgia Hospitals Eye EHR Add-On Offering Cost, Safety Information

March 15, 2018  |  David Raths
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Georgia Hospital Health Services (GHHS), the shared services subsidiary of the Georgia Hospital Association, is planning to offer member hospitals access to a tool that gives clinicians additional patient safety and cost information directly in their work flow.

EXCLUSIVE: Allscripts’ CEO Paul Black on Interoperability, Cloud Technology and Bringing Machine Learning to the EHR

March 8, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Allscripts' CEO Paul Black talks about the company’s latest developments to incorporate machine learning into the EHR, interoperability efforts and how the company is helping providers and government and public health leaders address the opioid crisis.

CMIOs Parse the Complexities of Physicians' Dissatisfaction with EHRs

March 7, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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At the CMIO Roundtable held Tuesday afternoon at HIMSS18, leading medical informaticists parsed the complexities of the current situation around physician dissatisfaction with EHRs—and delved into potential solutions

Study: In Family Practice Visits, EHR Time Exceeds Face-to-Face Patient Time

February 26, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Primary care physicians spent more time working in the electronic health record (EHR) than they spent in face-to-face time with patients in clinic visits, according to a recently published study conducted by a team of physician researchers.

Clinicians to CMS, ONC: “Right the Ship” to Simplify Reporting, Ease Regulatory Burdens

February 23, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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During a daylong listening session sponsored by ONC and CMS on the issue of reducing clinician burden, healthcare industry stakeholders shared a litany of frustrations and complaints about EHRs contributing to administrative burden and physician burnout.

Survey: Infrastructure, Interoperability Key Barriers to Global HIT Development

February 16, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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A new survey report from Black Book Research on global healthcare IT adoption and records systems connectivity finds nations in various phases of regional electronic health record (EHR) adoption. The survey results also reveal rapidly advancing opportunities for...

Enhancing Pediatric EHR Functionality: In North Carolina, One Organization Won’t Give Up

February 15, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Even today, several issues specific to children raise the risk that EHR usability can contribute to medical errors. In North Carolina, one organization is determined to change things.

AAFP Calls on ONC, CMS to Reduce Administrative Burden for Docs

February 12, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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The American Academy of Family Physicians is calling for CMS and ONC to take a number of steps to reduce clinician burden from health information technology.

Investigation Launched Following Aetna Medical Director’s Admission of Never Looking at Patients’ Health Records

February 12, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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A former Aetna medical director has admitted to not looking at patients' records when deciding whether to approve or deny care, according to an exclusive investigation by CNN.

Mike Davis Looks at the Past, the Present, and the Future of EHR Adoption—and Customization

February 11, 2018  |  Mark Hagland
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Mike Davis, perhaps best known as one as a co-creator of the EMRAM schematic, which measures EHR implementation advancement, in his work at KLAS Research, is working to advance EHR development globally

Study Finds Health IT Adoption Has Positive Effect on Medical Outcomes

February 8, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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In a recently published study, two healthcare researchers analyzed the effect of the adoption of health information technology on medical outcomes since 2011.

AMIA Urges More Work on FDA’s Decision Support Guidance

February 6, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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In comments submitted to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) this week, the Bethesda, Md.-based American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) said new draft guidance is well-timed to initiate a broad discussion over the future of clinical decision support...

Despite Deadline Reprieve, Imaging Informatics Teams Feel Sense of Urgency About Clinical Decision Support

January 31, 2018  |  David Raths
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Although implementation of a law to require clinical decision support use involving imaging orders was delayed, imaging informatics executives still feel pressure to accelerate efforts to deploy a CDS system.

Lawmakers Urge Coast Guard to “Piggyback” on New DoD/VA EHR System

January 30, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Two years after cancelling an electronic health record modernization project with Epic, at a cost of about $60 million, the Coast Guard continues to use a paper-based process to maintain health records and Congressional leaders want answers to what went wrong and...

Epic Tops in Best in KLAS for Eighth Straight Year

January 30, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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The 2018 Best in KLAS Software and Services report, released this week by Orem, Utah-based KLAS, named the top-performing companies within various market segments based on customer feedback, and once again Epic earned the ranking of number-one Overall Software...

Two Large N.C. Healthcare Orgs Collaborate on MyChart Record Sharing

January 29, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The two largest healthcare organizations in Winston-Salem, N.C.—Novant Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health—are now collaborating on an initiative that will merge critical health information for patients.

Yale New Haven Hospital Works with Epic to Create Capacity Command Center

January 26, 2018  |  David Raths
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Yale New Haven Hospital and Epic Systems have worked together to a Capacity Command Center that it says combines real-time data analytics with physical co-location of key operational services to enhance patient safety and care quality.

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