Clinical CareElectronic Medical Records Versus Print Copies
If the copy is readily producible electronically but not in the specific format requested, the CE may offer the individual...
TelehealthTo Free Doctors from Computers, Far-Flung Scribes Are Now Taking Notes for Them
Remote scribes are patched into the exam room's sound via a tablet or speaker, or through a video connection.
StrategyKonica Minolta Healthcare to Pay $500K to Settle False Claims Act Allegations
Federal prosecutors claim that Viztek LLC, a former subsidiary of Konica Minolta, falsely claimed that its EHR software was HHS...
Clinical CarePhysician Fatigue Linked to Electronic Health Record Use
New research provides more evidence that electronic health record use contributes to physician burnout.
InnovationPandemic Speeds Up EHR Implementation
"EHRs by their nature are designed to protect and keep patient data private and confidential," says Doug Cusick, CEO of...
FinanceCMS Opens Office to Cut Red Tape for Providers
Regulatory reductions are expected to save providers $6.6 billion and 42 million unnecessary burden hours through 2021.
InnovationCerner Adds Seven Rural Hospitals to CommunityWorks Platform
The Kansas City-based health information technology company announced additions to its cloud-based platform.
FinanceHospital EMR Market to Hit $20.7B
The compounded annual growth rate is expected to be at 7.8% for the forecast period.
Clinical CareResearch Finds Only Modest Improvement in EHR Patient Safety
From 2009 to 2018, hospital electronic health records met basic safety standards less than 70% of the time, researchers found.
Clinical CareEHRs Fail to Detect Up to One-third of Medication Errors
In 2009, EHRs correctly issued alerts about potential medication problems only 54% of the time. By 2018, EHRs detected about...
InnovationEpic Dominates EMR Market Share Wars; Cerner Loses Ground
Only two vendors experienced significant gains during 2019: Epic and MEDITECH.
InnovationAs Coronavirus Strikes, Crucial Data in Electronic Health Records Hard to Harvest
The pandemic is bringing into stark relief just how far the nation is from achieving the promised benefits of EHR.