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January 4, 2017  2:36 PM

Intermountain’s part in DoD-Cerner EHR project

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Cerner, EHR, Epic

I caught up with Intermountain Healthcare CIO and vice president Marc Probst at the CHIME16 Fall CIO Forum and got a chance to ask him about Intermountain's role in what is one of the biggest EHR implementations ever. And no, it's not the installation of

November 22, 2016  11:50 AM

Barriers to population health management tech platforms

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
EHR, Interoperability, population health management, Telemedicine

Due to the ever-changing regulatory landscape and the focus on managing the health of populations, IT vendors have taken several different approaches when it comes to population health management...


September 22, 2016  9:15 AM

ONC: More hospitals than ever making information available to patients electronically

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
EHR, health data exchange, ONC

Efforts to make health information available to patients are paying off, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.


September 15, 2016  8:29 AM

Mayo Clinic study: EHRs may cause physician burnout

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
EHR

When the government mandated that healthcare organizations adopt EHRs seven years ago via meaningful use, the promise was that EHRs would


August 10, 2016  2:41 PM

Dentists and meaningful use

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
certified EHR technology, e, EHR, EHR adoption, meaningful use attestation

It may be time for dentists to sink their teeth into meaningful use. Dentists, while theoretically eligible for the federal EHR incentive program, have for the most part stayed away because there were no penalties for...


June 9, 2016  8:53 AM

Inspector General recommends launch date for DoD EHR be reconsidered

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Cerner, EHR

When Cerner Corp. was chosen to take on the task of connecting the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) 55 hospitals and 600 clinics, it was declared a big win for the EHR vendor. But...


May 24, 2016  3:12 PM

Healthcare executives, nurses share different EHR replacement results

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR, EHR adoption, EHR implementation

When it comes to EHRs and whether they helped or harm the quality and delivery of care, healthcare professionals are divided. The majority of hospitals leaders -- some of whom had input into replacing their organization's EHR -- think their choice to replace their EHR did not have a negative...


February 2, 2016  4:06 PM

Providers see upside of precision medicine, aren’t prepared to use it in patient care process

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR, Genomes, precision medicine

Don't expect the practice of precision medicine to enter mainstream healthcare in the next five years, at least in non-academic medical settings. Nearly 60% of respondents to a Health Catalyst survey said


January 26, 2016  2:38 PM

Rural physicians keep pace with urban professionals in EHRs, meaningful use

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR, EHR adoption, EHR implementation, meaningful use attestation, rural health care

Though they are often thought to possess fewer resources than their colleagues that practice in different geographic locations, physicians who are based in rural areas have kept up...


November 19, 2015  12:10 PM

Epic gets flak again on interoperability, this time in Mother Jones article

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
EHR, Epic

Epic Systems has been criticized for its lack of interoperability before, and now, in a recent Mother Jones article entitled


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