EHR

A Big Step Toward Giving Patients Control Over Their Health Care Data

2019-03-24T09:51:19-04:00

By David Blumenthal, Harvard Business Review | March 15, 2019 The seeds of a consumer-driven health care revolution, one that could turn the U.S. health care system on its head, were sown in early March. This potential disruption comes from an unlikely source: two proposed rules from the Department of [...]

A Big Step Toward Giving Patients Control Over Their Health Care Data2019-03-24T09:51:19-04:00

With New Proposed Rules, HHS Takes Major Stab at Interoperability Framework

2019-02-12T08:54:26-04:00

By Kevin Truong, MedCity News | February 11, 2019 New proposed rules from HHS would require government health plans and health plans sold on the federal ACA exchanges to give patients free access and control over their health information by 2020 and to implement an HL7 FHIR-based API to open [...]

With New Proposed Rules, HHS Takes Major Stab at Interoperability Framework2019-02-12T08:54:26-04:00

Google Patent Indicates Plans to Develop EHR to Predict Patients’ Clinical Outcomes

2019-03-03T13:51:31-04:00

By Heather Landi, Fierce Healthcare | February 4, 2019 Google appears to have plans to develop its own electronic health record (EHR) for clinicians that gathers patients’ medical records and then leverages machine learning to predict clinical outcomes, according to a patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark [...]

Google Patent Indicates Plans to Develop EHR to Predict Patients’ Clinical Outcomes2019-03-03T13:51:31-04:00

3 Ways to Make Electronic Health Records Less Time-Consuming for Physicians

2019-01-27T11:48:29-04:00

By Derek A. Haas, John D. Halamka and Michael Suk, Harvard Business Review | January 10, 2019 Physicians in the United States are justifiably upset by the amount of time they spend using electronic health records (EHRs). This is true across primary care physicians and specialists, and it contributes to [...]

3 Ways to Make Electronic Health Records Less Time-Consuming for Physicians2019-01-27T11:48:29-04:00

Amazon’s Newest Machine Learning Product Makes Sense of Unstructured Medical Text

2018-11-29T11:56:17-04:00

By Dave Muoio, MobiHealth News | November 28, 2018 Amazon Comprehend Medical is a HIPAA-eligible service able to automatically identify and process ​patient diagnoses, symptoms, medical test details, treatments and other relevant medical information. Amazon Web Services has unveiled a new machine learning tool that looks to help healthcare industry [...]

Amazon’s Newest Machine Learning Product Makes Sense of Unstructured Medical Text2018-11-29T11:56:17-04:00

Effective Precision Medicine Requires Moving Beyond the EHR

2018-11-17T10:14:48-04:00

By Jennifer Bresnick, HealthIT Analytics | November 12, 2018 Electronic health records are not enough to support truly effective precision medicine at the point of care, said providers participating in a survey from KLAS research, but more targeted health IT tools are producing high rates of satisfaction. Few providers expressed [...]

Effective Precision Medicine Requires Moving Beyond the EHR2018-11-17T10:14:48-04:00

What Patient Data Hooks Up to the EHR? 600+ Providers Weigh In

2018-11-04T18:03:39-04:00

By Jessica Kim Cohen, Becker's Hospital Review | November 2, 2018 Most provider organizations can integrate data from external hospitals into their EHR, according to the 2018 HealthCare's Most Wired survey, which the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives released Oct. 31. This marks the first year CHIME has administered [...]

What Patient Data Hooks Up to the EHR? 600+ Providers Weigh In2018-11-04T18:03:39-04:00

Why Walmart Filed a Patent for Blockchain, Wearables and EHR Data

2018-06-23T07:08:43-04:00

By Dave Muoio | June 21, 2018 The retail giant is looking to protect a method for obtaining EHR data via the distributed ledger technology. Walmart’s ongoing investigation of blockchain technologies seems to have intersected with its growing interest in joining the healthcare space, according to a patent application released [...]

Why Walmart Filed a Patent for Blockchain, Wearables and EHR Data2018-06-23T07:08:43-04:00

Users Opt for Integrated EHR, Population Health, RCM Platforms

2018-05-10T22:25:22-04:00

By Jennifer Bresnick | May 4, 2018 Integrated electronic health record (EHR), population health management, and revenue cycle management (RCM) platforms are receiving top marks in user satisfaction from a growing number of organizations investing in all-in-one health IT tools, says Black Book in a new survey. Eighty-six percent of [...]

Users Opt for Integrated EHR, Population Health, RCM Platforms2018-05-10T22:25:22-04:00

CMS Overhauls Meaningful Use EHR Program, Renames it ‘Promoting Interoperability’

2018-04-27T02:00:31-04:00

By Susan Morse | Healthcare Finance, April 24, 2018 Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 measures and saves hospitals over 2 million hours of work and $75 million. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma on Tuesday announced changes to overhaul the meaningful use [...]

CMS Overhauls Meaningful Use EHR Program, Renames it ‘Promoting Interoperability’2018-04-27T02:00:31-04:00