Health Level Seven International (HL-7), in coordination with several EHR vendors and providers, has launched a project to advance Fast Health Interoperability Resources and improve data sharing.
Electronic health records have fallen down on the job when it comes to dealing with the advance directive objective, according to a new blog post from Carl Bergman.
Providers are on the path to interoperability, but they're not necessarily crediting their vendor for it, according to a new report from KLAS Research.
Electronic health record vendors take note: More than a quarter of physician practices are in the market to replace their EHRs, and others wish they could, according to a new report from Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research.
After five years in the District of Columbia, Todd Park--who initially served as the first chief technology officer for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services before being named U.S. CTO by President Obama in 2012--is heading to the other side of the country.
Personal computers remain the tool of choice for electronic health record users, despite the rise in tablets and smartphones, according to the latest report from Epocrates, an athenahealth company.
Fifteen months after banding together in the name of electronic health record interoperability, the CommonWell Health Alliance--which includes EHR vendors Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, CPSI, Greenway and McKesson--plans to officially begin delivering on that promise this summer.
Health IT vendor representatives, lamenting about the challenges of Stage 2 of Meaningful Use, called for more realistic timelines and better clarity and consistency on specifications for Stage 3 at a listening session hosted this week by ONC's Health IT Policy Committee.
Cloud-based electronic health record vendor athenahealth has resigned from HIMSS' Electronic Health Records Association, citing philosophical differences and concerns that the benefits were outweighed by other considerations.
Athenahealth has unseated Epic to become the top overall rated electronic health record software, according to the 2013 Best in KLAS report.