The data in electronic health records can be harnessed to better predict, in near real-time, regional estimates of flu outbreaks in the U.S., according to recent research.
Population health and patient engagement continue to be the biggest drivers for hospital IT purchasing plans, according to a new report published by peer60.
Healthcare professionals are still dissatisfied with their electronic health records, according to a new infographic released by athenahealth, which has been collecting the information as part of its "let doctors be doctors" social movement, which it launched in October 2015.
Five major electronic health record vendors--athenahealth, eClinicalWorks, Epic, NextGen Healthcare and Surescripts--are the first implementers to adopt the enhanced data sharing practices under the new Carequality interoperability framework.
There's been a lot of discussion about the new hardship exemption that President Barack Obama signed into law for the Meaningful Use program's 2015 reporting year. The law, part of the...
The blanket hardship exemption for reporting year 2015 recently signed into law by President Barack Obama indicates that the Meaningful Use program has "probably passed the end of its productive life," according to a blog post from Dan Haley, senior vice president and general counsel of EHR vendor athenahealth.
Electronic health records can be an asset, not a burden, if physician practices modify their approach to the systems.
Poor vendor coordination, trouble finding records and limited parsing abilities are among the biggest barriers to interoperability of health information, according to a new study from KLAS.
As ambulatory care grows, diverse trends are developing in the electronic health record market in two areas--at independent facilities and hospital or healthcare-owned facilities.
The total cost of ownership model to evaluate tech investments is no longer viable for the healthcare industry.