EHR Implementation

Selected news for EHR Implementation, representing 4% of data collected since 10/2017. Recent stories appear in profmoosa.com and Becker's Hospital Review. This healthcare topic shares news with Cerner, Epic Systems, COVID-19, Department of Veterans Affairs and dozens of others.

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10/23/2020 A deep look inside La Clínica de La Raza’s virtual Epic go-live Healthcare IT News Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR) A deep look inside La Clínica de La Raza’s virtual Epic go-live The Federally Qualified Health Center didn’t let COVID-19 stand in the way of a successful EHR implementation. Here’s a step-by-step look at how they did it. October 23, 2020 11:36 AMFernando Cortez, CIO and information security officer at La Clínica de La Raza in Oakland, CaliforniaLa Clínica ...
10/6/2020 Epic Systems Inks First Urology Client for EHR Implementation EHR Intelligence The Epic Systems EHR implementation will connect over 60 health facilities across the New Jersey Urology health system. Source: Thinkstock PhotosByOctober 06, 2020 - New Jersey Urology (NJU), a New Jersey-based urology service provider, and Urology Management Associates (UMA), NJU’s administrative practice management, has launched Epic Systems EHR across its health facilities, becoming the first urology-only provider to implement Epic.“As one of our key strategic priorities ...
9/25/2020 Digital Health Market Is Booming Worldwide | Cisco Systems Inc., Epic Systems Corp, Qualcomm Inc., Siemens Healthineers ... both were graded extremely high in the survey.Now past the midway point of 2020, here are five of the most noteworthy headlines for both Epic Systems and Cerner: Epic Systems READ MORE: Top EHR Implementation s of 2020, So FarPrior to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) interoperability rule finalizing in March, Epic CEO Judy Faulkner publicly voiced her opinions against the proposed rule.In February, roughly ...
9/15/2020 Dermatologists: EHR Use Negatively Impacts Workflow, Efficiency EHR Intelligence ... respective opinions, perceptions, and EHR usage habits. Dig Deeper Pew: EHR Reporting Survey Must Focus on EHR Usability, Safety Eighty-six percent of dermatologist participants said they were currently utilizing or were in the EHR implementation process. However, 11 percent of respondents reported their office had no desire to use or implement EHRs within the next two years. Respondents said the most significant EHR drawback was workflow and efficiency. Nearly ...
9/14/2020 Enterprise Strategy for Revenue Cycle Tech Not Fully Realized Yet RevCycle Intelligence Practice Management News Enterprise Strategy for Revenue Cycle Tech Not Fully Realized Yet A new KLAS report found that no advanced users are using one revenue cycle technology vendor for all revenue cycle needs, but interest is there. Enterprise strategies for revenue cycle technology is not a reality yet, but it could be in the near future, according to a small group of vendor technology superusers. Market research firm KLAS ...
9/11/2020 Mayo Clinic Research in the news — 9/11/2020 ... and implement a separate area within the EHR workflow to observe and collect e-cigarette information from patients. Researchers designed the workflow outside of other tobacco use information. This was the first Epic Systems EHR implementation of its kind, and a similar e-cigarette EHR workflow was in a recent optimization. … Mayo Clinic Named a Validated Gluten Free Safe Spot for Patients, Staff and Visitors (Business Wire, 9/10/2020) The nonprofit ...
9/10/2020 Should Healthcare Reassess Meaningful Use Baseline Criteria? EHR Intelligence Researchers did not find a direct correlation between EHR use that fulfills meaningful use criteria and patient satisfaction, safety, and spending. Source: Thinkstock Photos Following the introduction of the HITECH Act’s meaningful use program, EHR implementation was not directly associated with the increased hospital value-based purchasing (HVBP) measures of patient satisfaction, safety, and spending, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open . These results may motivate health IT ...
9/10/2020 DeWitt Hospital remotely installs cloud-based EHR that helps with COVID-19 care Healthcare IT News ... systems on the health IT market today, including Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, Epic, Greenway Health, HCS, Meditech and NextGen Healthcare. MEETING THE CHALLENGE Right as DeWitt was moving from the integration stage of the EHR implementation into the support stages, COVID-19 hit. “We were forced to finish the implementation remotely,” Miller said. “But it’s gone smoothly. Azalea simplified the process and worked to ensure integration into our existing radiology ...
9/8/2020 Clinician Burden May Discourage E-Cigarette EHR Documentation EHR Intelligence ... and implement a separate area within the EHR workflow to observe and collect e-cigarette information from patients. Researchers designed the workflow outside of other tobacco use information. This was the first Epic Systems EHR implementation of its kind, and a similar e-cigarette EHR workflow was in a recent optimization. Mayo Clinic researchers implemented the new section of e-cigarette information within the social determinants of health (SDOH) area ...
9/3/2020 Coast Guard Launches MHS GENESIS EHR System at 4 Pilot Locations EHR Intelligence ... for completion by June 2024. Following Segment B, Segment C will eventually modernize the Coast Guard’s afloat sickbays. There is no current implementation timetable set for Segment C. According to the Coast Guard, the EHR implementation will increase interoperability and allow for patient data exchange between the agency and the DoD, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and connected commercial care providers. The new system will increase efficiencies, improve patient experience ...
9/3/2020 From “Unmanaged to Managed”: How Legacy Data Archiving Is Making an Impact ... By Kate Gamble Leave a Comment Lorri Page-Santacruz, Director of Enterprise Architecture, Northern Light Health For most organizations, legacy data archiving isn’t considered a top-tier project; it often takes a backseat to EHR implementations or other major initiatives. That, however, may not be the case for much longer. As mergers and acquisitions continue to rise, the ability to migrate data in a cost-efficient and timely way is ...
8/28/2020 Colorado health system sets go-live for Meditech EHR: 3 notes Becker's Hospital Review Colorado health system sets go-live for Meditech EHR: 3 notes Jackie Drees - Alamosa, Colo.-based San Luis Valley Health will deploy its new Meditech EHR system Oct. 1. Three notes: 1. SLVH partnered with Meditech for the EHR implementation about one year ago and has spent months building the new system, training users and planning for the Oct. 1 go-live. 2. The health system also partnered with Meditech's ...
8/28/2020 VA launches new patient scheduling tool as part of massive Cerner EHR project FierceHealthcare ... the project including infrastructure issues and leadership challenges. A VA inspector general report released in April found that VA medical centers require significant upgrades to physical and information technology infrastructure in preparation for the EHR implementation ...
8/27/2020 Allscripts Inks 18 New Physician Practices for EHR Implementation EHR Intelligence Physician practices ranging from North Carolina to California have implemented several Allscripts EHR for increased interoperability and revenue. Source: Allscripts By August 27, 2020 - Eighteen new physician practices have tapped Allscripts EHR for the vendor’s ambulatory and population health solutions intending to improve operations and revenue for their respective health organizations. Allscripts EHR connects all aspects of acute, ambulatory, surgical, pharmacy, radiology, and laboratory services, the vendor described. It also ...
8/26/2020 First platform in embattled VA-Cerner EHR project goes live Healthcare Dive ... onsite in the near future. VA plans to deploy the full EHR beginning in October this year, at select facilities in the Pacific Northwest, and scaling nationwide over the next several years. After full EHR implementation across all VA sites, the department's facilities will be interoperable with the Department of Defense , linking the records of current service members and veterans. Previously, the VA and DOD had limited capability to share ...