EHR Implementation

Impact Advisors Promotes Susan Stewart to Vice President | PRWeb | 8/17/2020

… solving complex business challenges. She has more than 15 years of progressive leadership experience within the healthcare IT industry, with special focus on merger and acquisition integration, enterprise IT transformation, and leading and developing EHR implementations. While at Impact, she led a multiyear, multimillion-dollar IT and operational integration program that successfully migrated five newly acquired community hospitals. Stewart is a member of HIMSS and the Project Management Institute (PMI …

Health Data Movers Inc (HDM) Ranks No. 475 on the 2020 Inc. 500 | PRWeb | 8/17/2020

… of our generation. About Health Data Movers (HDM) Health Data Movers’ mission is to improve the lives of patients and providers by unleashing the potential of healthcare data and technology. HDM executes data conversions, EHR implementations, and development projects with the nation’s top healthcare provider organizations, medical device firms, and digital health enterprises. The company works with organizations that put their patients first and strive for the seamless and safe …

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EHR Implementation Checklist: How to Successfully Adopt an Electronic Health Record System | 8/17/2020

… to your workflow. This can take up a considerable amount of time, especially for a large organization. The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation , for instance, faced delays during their second phase of EHR implementation because it took them more time to act upon the insights learned from the first phase. Why is it so difficult to adapt EHR to your practice? It requires rethinking your models of care …

Cost of EHR Implementation In 2020 | While EHR software is b… | Flickr | 8/14/2020

While EHR software is becoming an integral part of modern healthcare, the cost is one of the major factors that influence the adoption rate. This is what you need to know about the cost of EHR implementation in 2020. resources.softwarefinder.com/how-much-will-it-cost-to-imp …

Older Population Often Overlooked During EHR Optimization | EHR Intelligence | 8/13/2020

… on the 4Ms and patient data exchange, researchers developed a 30-question national hospital survey for health IT professionals from roughly 500 acute care hospitals. These survey questions reported on three regulatory EHR subjects: EHR implementation, human capital, and organizational approach to EHR use. EHR implementation questions asked about the implementation timeline, EHR training, EHR vendor involvement, hospital leadership, and clinical units. Human capital questions centered on the health IT …

Providence buys Meditech consulting firm: 6 details | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/12/2020

… Six things to know:1. Providence Services Group, the EHR consulting arm of Renton, Wash.-based Providence, acquired Navin, Haffty & Associates, which was founded in 2001 and collaborated with Meditech to develop the ready EHR implementation model in 2012.2. Providence will combine Navin, Haffty & Associates with Engage IT Services, a company that provides IT solutions and full Meditech support for hospitals. Engage IT is already part of Providence Services Group …

Navin, Haffty & Associates and Engage Join Forces to Provide Clients Complete MEDITECH Solutions | PR Newswire | 8/11/2020

… most seasoned MEDITECH workforce in the industry, with a long-standing track record for success and a reputation for putting its clients first. In 2012 Navin Haffty collaborated with MEDITECH to develop the READY EHR implementation model, becoming the first READY-certified consulting firm. Navin Haffty continues to garner industry awards and recognition, receiving multiple Best in KLAS awards and earning inclusions on Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work annual …

OIG Finds Number of Issues with VA Health Information Exchanges | EHR Intelligence | 8/11/2020

… Information Technology, Office of Community Care, Office of Rural Health, Cerner Corporation, and two unnamed state HIEs to gain a variety of differing perspectives. READ MORE: OIG Finds Major Patient Safety Issues with VA EHR Implementation Based on the VHIE Program Office, 140 VA facilities have access to VA Exchange and VA Direct, but only 28 have implemented VA Direct. Facilities that did not have VA Direct access were either …

Epic Systems Delays Return to Work Policy Amid Employee Blowback | EHR Intelligence | 8/11/2020

… timeframe as we work with public health officials to gain their agreement on our plan,” chief administrative officer Sverre Roang said in a statement. Dig Deeper Epic Systems Takes the Leap to Remote, Virtual EHR Implementation This letter was received after Epic was publicly criticized by its employees. The vendor asked its employees to begin phase one on August 10 and have all employees return to the office by September …

VA, Cerner restart $16B EHR overhaul with planned October go-live | FierceHealthcare | 8/10/2020

… 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 (IT) infrastructure in preparation for the EHR implementation. The OIG found that critical physical and information technology infrastructure upgrades had not been completed at Mann-Grandstaff and associated facilities six months before the specified system deployment date, as guidance suggested …

Only 20% of VA facilities use VA Direct health information exchange: OIG report | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/10/2020

… VA has 56 VHIE community coordinator positions to support facilities, but some staff said turnover has created a barrier in staff knowledge and use of the programs. 5. The report noted that VA’s Cerner EHR implementation will help improve health records exchange among the VHA, Department of Defense and community providers because it will eliminate the need for dual sign-in to review community care documents. More articles on EHRs …

VA to Resume EHR Modernization Deployment in October Amid Concerns | EHR Intelligence | 8/10/2020

… needed guidance about how to address care risks, and facility leaders at Mann-Grandstaff had only hired 48 of the 108 planned additional staff for the EHR expansion. “Facility leaders estimated that the new EHR implementation would result in a 30 percent decline in access to care, which might last for 12 to 24 months after going live,” OIG wrote in the report. “This decline will impose access to care …

3 times EHR contracts, go-lives added to hospital and health system operating loss in the past year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/7/2020

… operating loss in the first quarter of fiscal year 2020, which it attributed partly to an Epic EHR installation that cost more than anticipated. UVM Heath Network CEO John Brumstead said the $151.7 million EHR implementation project cost more than expected and took longer for physicians to adjust to than anticipated, which decreased productivity. Kaleida Health in Buffalo, N.Y., reported a $24 million loss on $1.86 billion in revenue in …

Arizona hospital deploys Meditech EHR | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/5/2020

Globe, Ariz.-based Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center went live Aug. 1 on Meditech’s web-based EHR system Expanse, according to Copper Country News . CVRMC’s team has been working on the EHR implementation project since August 2019. By transitioning to Meditech Expanse, the medical center’s 11 regional clinics now all operate on a single, unified system. “This EHR system is a game changer,” Neal Jensen, CEO of CVRMC for the …

Ochsner Health System Boosts Interoperability with Epic Systems EHR | EHR Intelligence | 8/3/2020

… the nearby community. The hospital provides an intensive care unit, maternity suites, inpatient behavioral health, occupational and speech therapy, inpatient and outpatient units, and an around-the-clock emergency department. This partnership and subsequent EHR implementation prove to be another step towards increased interoperability at Ochsner Health System. Late last year, Ochsner established a strategic technologic partnership with Rush Health System, the most extensive health system in Mississippi and Alabama …

Cerner Q2 EHR Earnings Exceed Expectations, Revenue Falters | EHR Intelligence | 7/30/2020

… projects bookings to be between $1.350 billion and $1.550 billion. Just as in Q1, Cerner optimized its EHR technology and developed workarounds to help providers fight against COVID-19. While the vendor conducted virtual EHR implementations , it also launched a cloud-based EHR platform, CommunityWorks Foundations, for critical access and rural hospitals. CommunityWorks Foundations scales the Cerner Millennium EHR to accelerate EHR implementation down to six months. “Working with this …

Protected: Three Tips to Bridge Communication Gaps in an EHR Implementation | 7/27/2020

Three Tips to Bridge Communication Gaps in an EHR Implementation LinkedIn Link 07/30/2020 BY KATIE SCHREIBER, MANAGER AND JOE RINEY, ASSOCIATE Ever play the game of ‘telephone’ before? What starts out as a simple message can so easily get tangled up along the way after each person tries to interpret and repeat what they thought they heard. This tells us one universal truth: communication is utterly important – even if the …

Cerner Launches Cloud-Based EHR Platform for CAHs, Rural Hospitals | EHR Intelligence | 7/23/2020

… EHR platform, CommunityWorks Foundations, aiming to reduce costs with a fixed-fee payment structure and no up-front fees at critical access (CAHs) and rural hospitals. CommunityWorks Foundations scales Cerner Millennium EHR to accelerate EHR implementation to six months. “Working with this segment of clients for more than a decade, we have evolved this cloud-based model to meet the various challenges community and rural health care organizations face,” Mitchell …

Healthcare IT Today Interviews Rebecca Manne, EVP EHR Implementation | 7/21/2020

A Virtual Epic Go-Live The following is an interview with Rebecca Manne, RN, BSN – Executive Vice President, EHR Implementation at Optimum Healthcare IT , to learn about their recent experience doing a virtual Epic EHR Go-Live at Valley Children’s Healthcare . This interview was part of the site’s HealthIT100in100 series. Healthcare IT Today: Tell us more about yourself and Optimum Healthcare IT. Rebecca Manne: My name is Rebecca Manne, and …

Small Hospitals Lack Financial Resources for EHR Optimization | EHR Intelligence | 7/20/2020

… results in a disparity between larger and smaller health facilities, according to a study published in the Public Library of Science (PLOS ONE). Smaller hospitals have always had a disadvantage when it comes to EHR implementation and interoperability, largely because they have fewer resources than larger hospitals. In order for small hospitals to stay afloat, there are targeted approaches aimed to help smaller hospitals pay for EHR optimization, clinical decision …

Apple Watch rolls out new features & 11 other key notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/2/2020

… patients. The FDA expanded the use of noninvasive patient-monitoring technologies, including the electrocardiogram app for the Apple Watch. Since striking a partnership with Cerner in 2018, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ $16 billion EHR implementation has encountered various delays, but project leaders anticipate the final go-live in about 10 years. Optum Ventures led a recent funding round for DocASAP, an advanced patient access and engagement platform. Microsoft began …

New Data Shows Heavy EHR Adoption Investment Prior to HITECH Act | EHR Intelligence | 7/1/2020

… or higher. Then on the 2008 AHA Annual Survey, 17 percent of hospital respondents said they had fully implemented an EHR, while 55 percent said they had partially implemented an EHR, totaling 73 percent EHR implementation. READ MORE: HITECH Directly Responsible for Hospital EHR Adoption Spike “At the dawn of HITECH in 2008, US hospitals had made substantial investments in EHR technology, significantly greater than that implied by the ‘9 …

7 things Cerner has done in the last 30 days | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2020

… in Grand Coulee, Wash.; Odessa (Wash.) Memorial Healthcare Center; Opelousas (La.) General Health System; Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana, Mo.; and United Memorial Medical Center in Houston.3. The VA added to its EHR implementation contract with Cerner, awarding it a potential one-year, $98.6 million task order to support the agency’s software and hardware platforms. The initial 10-year contract signed in 2018 was worth $10 billion and …

Health Data Movers Announces New Recruiters | PRWeb | 6/29/2020

… such amazing things.” About Health Data Movers (HDM) Health Data Movers’s mission is to improve the lives of patients and providers by unleashing the potential of healthcare data and technology. HDM executes data conversions, EHR implementations, and development projects with the nation’s top healthcare provider organizations, medical device firms, and digital health enterprises. The company works with organizations that put their patients first and strive for the seamless and safe …

VA’s EHR rollout will take 10 years, Cerner exec says | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/25/2020

Since striking a partnership with Cerner in 2018 the Department of Veterans Affairs’ $16 billion EHR implementation has encountered various delays, but project leaders anticipate the final go-live in about 10 years, according to Federal News Network . During the publication’s recent podcast episode, Cerner Vice President of Government Services Julie Stoner said the initial plan for the project is to deploy the new EHR in nine years and six …

HIMSS

Impact Advisors Promotes Susan Stewart to Vice President | PRWeb | 8/17/2020

… EHR implementations. While at Impact, she led a multiyear, multimillion-dollar IT and operational integration program that successfully migrated five newly acquired community hospitals. Stewart is a member of HIMSS and the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is passionate about coaching and mentoring individuals both inside and outside Impact Advisors. About Impact Advisors Impact Advisors is a nationally recognized healthcare management consulting and technology services firm that is solving some …

COVID-19

Cerner Q2 EHR Earnings Exceed Expectations, Revenue Falters | EHR Intelligence | 7/30/2020

Cerner executives saw an earnings increase in Q2, but revenue fell due to the financial impact of COVID-19. Source: Cerner Corporation By July 30, 2020 - Cerner announced a 6.1 percent net earnings increase, up … providers fight against COVID-19. While the vendor conducted virtual EHR implementations , it also launched a cloud-based EHR platform, CommunityWorks Foundations, for critical access and rural hospitals. CommunityWorks Foundations scales the Cerner Millennium EHR …

American Medical Association

Apple Watch rolls out new features & 11 other key notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/2/2020

… app for the Apple Watch. Since striking a partnership with Cerner in 2018, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ $16 billion EHR implementation has encountered various delays, but project leaders anticipate the final go-live in … garnered support from prominent figures in healthcare, such as the American Medical Association, Apple, Bose, Boston Children’s Hospital, Intel, Kaia Health, Microsoft and UnitedHealth. More articles on health IT …

Telehealth

How EHR Telehealth Integration Evolved Patient Care During COVID-19 | EHR Intelligence | 6/22/2020

A medical group located in a mountainous part of Georgia was granted free access to a telehealth EHR tool and so far, it’s changed the way they provide patient care. 22, 2020 - Blue Ridge Medical Group in Blue Ridge, Georgia is located in a rural, mountainous region of the state that did not necessarily feel the extreme impact of coronavirus. However, health leaders knew the importance of telehealth EHR implementation …

Behavioral Health

Behavioral Health EHR Customers Report Lowest Satisfaction Scores | 4/8/2020

A lack of delivered promises, interoperability, and integration were common complaints from behavioral health EHR customers. The majority of customers using a behavioral health EHR vendor are highly dissatisfied with the overall product, according to … software updates, partnering abilities, and responsiveness to the customer. However, EHR implementations and training were common complaints for Cerner customers. “Three of the five interviewed organizations who have deployed Millennium within the last two years …

Medicaid

With info blocking rules, concerns for patient privacy, small practices | Healthcare IT News | 3/10/2020

… rule on interoperability and information blocking, pursuant to the requirements of the 21st Cures Act. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services also released its own companion final rule on interoperability and patient access. The … with federal requirements. It also wants less aggressive and separate EHR implementation timelines for vendors and physicians. “The AMA has been advocating on behalf of physicians and patients for over 10 years to ensure EHR …

Medicare

With info blocking rules, concerns for patient privacy, small practices | Healthcare IT News | 3/10/2020

… its final rule on interoperability and information blocking, pursuant to the requirements of the 21st Cures Act. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services also released its own companion final rule on interoperability and patient … with federal requirements. It also wants less aggressive and separate EHR implementation timelines for vendors and physicians. “The AMA has been advocating on behalf of physicians and patients for over 10 years to ensure EHR …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

With info blocking rules, concerns for patient privacy, small practices | 3/10/2020

… put forth its final rule on interoperability and information blocking, pursuant to the requirements of the 21st Cures Act. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services also released its own companion final rule on interoperability … with federal requirements. It also wants less aggressive and separate EHR implementation timelines for vendors and physicians. “The AMA has been advocating on behalf of physicians and patients for over 10 years to ensure EHR …

AMA

With info blocking rules, concerns for patient privacy, small practices | Healthcare IT News | 3/10/2020

Industry groups including AHIP, MGMA and the AMA support the patient access aims of the final regs, but have qualms about third-party developers and compliance burden for providers. March 10, 2020 12:29 PM Industry … with federal requirements. It also wants less aggressive and separate EHR implementation timelines for vendors and physicians. “The AMA has been advocating on behalf of physicians and patients for over 10 years to ensure EHR …

Patient Satisfaction

The Global Patient Portal Market size is expected to reach $5.6 billion by 2025, rising at a market growth of 17.2% CAGR during the forecast period | PR Newswire | 12/17/2019

… popularity for non-critical treatment. Such new tools/features in the patient portal improve collaboration between healthcare services and increase patient satisfaction. Millennials have higher expectations for easy access to health care data, user-friendly … Regional Healthcare System in which CRHS will begin a Cerner EHR implementation project. This project is focused towards boosting the care coordination across its ambulatory and acute care facilities. CRHS will also implement the patient …

Electronic Health Records

The Global Patient Portal Market size is expected to reach $5.6 billion by 2025, rising at a market growth of 17.2% CAGR during the forecast period | PR Newswire | 12/17/2019

… of 17.2% CAGR during the forecast period. A patient portal is a web-based access point that is linked to Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems or access points that are designed to facilitate patient access … Regional Healthcare System in which CRHS will begin a Cerner EHR implementation project. This project is focused towards boosting the care coordination across its ambulatory and acute care facilities. CRHS will also implement the patient …

Digital Health

Mayo’s approach to patient data management, security and digital health: Key thoughts from CIO Cris Ross | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/14/2019

… be kept securely within the system. Here, Mr. Ross discusses patient data management, security and what’s ahead for Mayo Clinic’s digital health initiatives. Question: Over the past few years, Mayo Clinic has made great strides … and research. We have measured ROI of our large Epic EHR implementation and were pleased with the results. But as we look forward, we are thinking about how to extend hope and healing to more …

Population Health

101 EHR contracts, go-lives in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/13/2019

… its network Oct. 1. 25. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System announced in October it will deploy Cerner’s EHR-agnostic population health management platform HealtheIntent across its clinical network. 26. Milford, Conn.-based Bridgeport Hospital … Network launched the first phase of its $151.6 million Epic EHR implementation on Nov. 9. 36. Carrollton, Ga.-based Tanner Health System deployed an Epic EHR system on Nov. 3. 37. CHI Memorial Hospital implemented …

EMR

Data Conversion Scope Best Practice | 12/4/2019

Tags: Legacy Data Management Share: All EHR implementations have a very crucial component: the historical data conversion of the legacy system. Data conversions play an important role in the transition from the legacy system to the new system by providing continuity of care for patients, patient safety and helping drive utilization of the new EMR. When planning your conversion, some of the key scoping questions that need to be considered …

Patient Safety

VA Assures Lawmakers of March EHR Modernization Rollout Date | EHR Intelligence | 11/25/2019

… Grandstaff staff did not feel secure in its training, they would welcome a delay. “If anything is going to impact patient safety, that is a no-go, that rules over everything,” Byrne said. The new … officer the Defense Healthcare Management System, said of the DoD’s EHR implementation at the time. “We changed the training strategy—we didn’t get that right the first time.” “Working with the functional community, we have …

EPIC Implementation

11 Epic implementations, go-lives in the past 60 days, including a $151M transition | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/19/2019

Over the past 60 days, here are 11 instances of Epic EHR implementation. CHI Memorial Hospital, based in Tennessee, completed an 18-month, $67 million Epic EHR transition. The health system went live with its … Sept. 13. West Reading, Pa.-based Tower Health finalized its Epic implementation in August and then in October announced it was cutting 60 jobs. The hospital eliminated patient sitter and greeter roles and made changes …

Clinical Decision Support

Technology optimization: refining clinical decision support | Healthcare IT News | 11/15/2019

… for provider organizations. November 15, 2019 12:49 PM Physicians on the front lines of healthcare delivery welcome the assistance of clinical decision support technology – as long as it works well, gives proper suggestions and does … emerging technologies and evolving medical practice. “The exponential growth of EHR implementations has led to a massive amount of medication information being electronically directed at healthcare providers,” said Dr. Charles Tuchinda, president of FDB and …

Community Health

Boulder Community Health CIO: Demand excellence from your team and ‘take extremely good care of them’ | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/15/2019

As vice president and CIO, Michael Jefferies spearheaded Boulder (Colo.) Community Health’s recent EHR transition to Epic. Mr. Jefferies joined BCH in June 2016 after serving as vice president of information systems at Longmont (Colo … What advice would you offer to other health systems on EHR implementations? MJ: Before beginning your EHR implementation, spend time establishing your values and what you want to achieve in the implementation. A project of …

Clinical Data

Staff expectations for the implementation of an electronic health record system: a qualitative study using normalisation process theory | 11/14/2019

… a theoretical framework to interpret and report study findings. Results Health professionals had a common understanding for the rationale for EHR implementation (Coherence). There was variation in willingness to engage with and invest time into … was completed on paper. At least 44 clinical systems and clinical data repositories were being used in distinct areas within the Trust and previous attempts at introducing a version of an EHR or systems that …

Medical Research

Staff expectations for the implementation of an electronic health record system: a qualitative study using normalisation process theory | 11/14/2019

… a theoretical framework to interpret and report study findings. Results Health professionals had a common understanding for the rationale for EHR implementation (Coherence). There was variation in willingness to engage with and invest time into … barriers and facilitators to digital health interventions [ 37 , 38 ]. The Medical Research Council’s framework for developing and evaluating complex interventions states that taking account of context is crucial to implementation [ 39 ]. Most effort in preparing …

Health Management

Georgia Health System Finalizes Epic Systems EHR Implementation | EHR Intelligence | 11/8/2019

… services, will now be able to access their health information on one single health record using the patient portal. This EHR implementation will help increase care coordination, improve patient care, and enhance care across the … benefits the new EHR system means for improved clinical efficiency, health management and patient care,” said Alameda Health System CEO, Delvecchio Finley. “Investing in this robust technology that equips our teams with a single electronic …

Electronic Medical Record

Electronic Health Record (EHR) Market Is Expected To Propel Growth Based on Financial Enticement By Governments in Various Countries Till 2025 | Million Insights | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 11/7/2019

… electronic medical records which are produced throughout any clinical encounter. An Electronic health records supplies a wide variety of data such as, medication, laboratory test results, and medical history, demographics and diagnostic images. In the last few years, EHR implementation has been privileged in the hospitals in contrast to small-sized practices, primarily because hospitals have a big budget in comparison to miniature sized practice. However, over the forecast period …

EHR Market

Electronic Health Record (EHR) Market Is Expected To Propel Growth Based on Financial Enticement By Governments in Various Countries Till 2025 | Million Insights | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 11/7/2019

… and Geography – Global Market Forecast to 2025 is a professional and in-depth research report on the world’s major regional EHR market conditions, focusing on the main regions. The global Electronic Health Records (EHR) market … history, demographics and diagnostic images. In the last few years, EHR implementation has been privileged in the hospitals in contrast to small-sized practices, primarily because hospitals have a big budget in comparison to miniature …

Medical Errors

Electronic Health Record (EHR) Market Is Expected To Propel Growth Based on Financial Enticement By Governments in Various Countries Till 2025 | Million Insights | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 11/7/2019

… of data such as, medication, laboratory test results, and medical history, demographics and diagnostic images. In the last few years, EHR implementation has been privileged in the hospitals in contrast to small-sized practices, primarily … in extended term, rapid access to customer associated data, decreased medical errors, amplified patient involvement and enhanced competence of healthcare service offerings. These compensations encourage healthcare service providers to provide their services with technically superior …

Home Health

UVM Health Network to deploy first phase of $150M Epic EHR | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/5/2019

University of Vermont Health Network will launch the first phase of its $151.6 million Epic EHR implementation on Nov. 9, according to a news release emailed to Becker’s Hospital Review . Approved by the state of … Medical Center in Malone, N.Y., Elizabethtown (N.Y.) Community Hospital and Home Health and Hospice, will participate in the Epic system at a later date. More articles on EHRs …

Microsoft Health

Health Data Movers Inc (HDM) Ranks No. 475 on the 2020 Inc. 500 | PRWeb | 8/17/2020

… at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees … potential of healthcare data and technology. HDM executes data conversions, EHR implementations, and development projects with the nation’s top healthcare provider organizations, medical device firms, and digital health enterprises. The company works with organizations that …

MEDITECH

Providence buys Meditech consulting firm: 6 details | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/12/2020

Providence Services Group acquired a Meditech consulting firm that serves hospitals across the U.S. Six things to know:1. Providence Services Group, the EHR consulting arm of Renton, Wash.-based Providence, acquired Navin, Haffty & Associates, which was founded in 2001 and collaborated with Meditech to develop the ready EHR implementation model in 2012.2. Providence will combine Navin, Haffty & Associates with Engage IT Services, a company that provides IT solutions and …

Cerner

OIG Finds Number of Issues with VA Health Information Exchanges | EHR Intelligence | 8/11/2020

Cerner Corporation, and two unnamed state HIEs to gain a variety of differing perspectives. READ MORE: OIG Finds Major Patient Safety Issues with VA EHR Implementation Based on the VHIE Program Office, 140 VA facilities have access to VA Exchange and VA Direct, but only 28 have implemented VA Direct. Facilities that did not have VA Direct access were either not adequately trained by DirectTrust, did not have community partners …

Epic Systems

Epic Systems Delays Return to Work Policy Amid Employee Blowback | EHR Intelligence | 8/11/2020

Latest Health IT News Epic Systems Delays Return to Work Policy Amid Employee Blowback Following negative feedback from Epic Systems’ employees, Dane County’s public health department penned a letter to the vendor, saying its current … Dig Deeper Epic Systems Takes the Leap to Remote, Virtual EHR Implementation This letter was received after Epic was publicly criticized by its employees. The vendor asked its employees to begin phase one on August …

Apple Health

Apple Watch rolls out new features & 11 other key notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/2/2020

… Apple, Cerner and Microsoft. Health Care Service Corp., the Chicago-based parent of five Blue Cross and Blue Shield health plans, tapped Epic to launch a new health information exchange platform between insurers, providers and patients. The FDA expanded the use of noninvasive patient-monitoring technologies, including the electrocardiogram app for the Apple Watch. Since striking a partnership with Cerner in 2018, the Department of Veterans Affairs’ $16 billion EHR …

Allscripts

Health Data Movers Announces New Account Managers | PRWeb | 6/4/2020

… rapidly growing sales team. Neill’s career includes leadership and sales roles at prominent healthcare IT software and services companies including Allscripts, Cerner, Surgical Information Systems, and Elsevier. He’ll be focused on the Midwest, Upper South … potential of healthcare data and technology. HDM executes data conversions, EHR implementations, and development projects with the nation’s top healthcare provider organizations, medical device firms, and digital health enterprises. The company works with organizations that …

CereCore

HCA Healthcare Makes Cost-Control Efforts Amid Coronavirus Woes - April 3, 2020 - Zacks.com | 4/3/2020

HCA Healthcare, Inc. ’s ( HCA - Free Report ) unit CereCore has laid off more than 70% of its contractors, per the company’s internal sources. This strategic move comes at a time when the company is forced … impact from the coronavirus pandemic. The company’s unit CereCore provides EHR implementations, IT and application support, IT managed services, technical staffing, strategic IT consulting and advisory services to hospitals and health systems nationwide. The step …

McKesson

Global Electronic Health Record Market Share Report, 2025 | Evolving Opportunities With Key Players - eClinicalWorks, Epic Systems, NextGen Healthcare & McKesson Corp. | Million Insights | PR Newswire | 3/17/2020

Global Electronic Health Record Market Share Report, 2025 Evolving Opportunities With Key Players - eClinicalWorks, Epic Systems, NextGen Healthcare & McKesson Corp. Million Insights News provided by Mar 17, 2020, 04:50 ET Share this article FELTON, California … history, demographics and diagnostic images. In the last few years, EHR implementation has been privileged in the hospitals in contrast to small-sized practices, primarily because hospitals have a big budget in comparison to miniature …

eClinicalWorks

Global Electronic Health Record Market Share Report, 2025 | Evolving Opportunities With Key Players - eClinicalWorks, Epic Systems, NextGen Healthcare & McKesson Corp. | Million Insights | PR Newswire | 3/17/2020

Global Electronic Health Record Market Share Report, 2025 Evolving Opportunities With Key Players - eClinicalWorks, Epic Systems, NextGen Healthcare & McKesson Corp. Million Insights News provided by Mar 17, 2020, 04:50 ET Share this article FELTON, California … history, demographics and diagnostic images. In the last few years, EHR implementation has been privileged in the hospitals in contrast to small-sized practices, primarily because hospitals have a big budget in comparison to miniature …

CPSI

Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (CPSI) CEO Boyd Douglas on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/10/2019

Computer Programs and Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CPSI ) Q3 2019 5, 2019 4:30 PM ET Company Participants Boyd Douglas - President and Chief Executive Officer Matt Chambless - Chief Financial Officer David Dye - Chief Growth Officer Chris Fowler … end of this non-recurring opportunity. Net new acute care EHR implementation revenues decreased $1.8 million despite the right go lives remaining flat at six in each period as licensed mix and lower average contract …

Leidos Health

Leidos’ EHR Consulting Branch Acquired by Leading Talent Solutions Provider | EHR Intelligence | 10/29/2019

EHR implementation and optimization consulting firm Leidos Health will be acquired by ettain group. By October 29, 2019 - ettain group, a leading talent solutions provider, announced its acquisitions of the Leidos commercial EHR consulting business, along with Global Employment Solutions (GES). On top of these two acquisitions, ettain group has also received a new majority investment from Alvarez & Marsal Capital (A&M Capital). “ettain group provides a highly attractive platform …

VitalHub

VitalHub Announces Commencement of Second Phase of Licensing Agreement with The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre | Benzinga | 9/13/2019

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – VitalHub Corp. (the “Company”) (TSXV: VHI ) is pleased to announce that upon successful completion of the first phase of the project, it has entered phase two of the B Care EHR implementation for the Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre (“TGHC”). Initially announced in early January 2019, the project is being deployed in three stages, with TGHC having initially committed to phase one, with …

Information Builders

Global Healthcare Predictive Analytics Market Size, Share, and Forecast 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 9/5/2019

… period. The global healthcare predictive analytics market is anticipated to experience tremendous development due to public initiatives aimed at increasing EHR implementation, increasing venture capital investments, increasing pressure to reduce healthcare expenditure and improving patient … the report Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner Corporation, IBM Corporation, Information Builders, Inc., Medeanalytics, Inc., Unitedhealth Group, Inc., Oracle Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Verisk Analytics, Inc. and Health Fidelity, Inc. Market Summary Predictive analytics is a …

Chartis

The Chartis Group Publishes White Paper “EHR Benefits: Unlocking the Secrets of Successful Organizations” | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/21/2019

… EHR implementation and optimization methods of health systems that do and do not achieve measurable strategic benefits and shows how any organization can drive value from their EHR investment. Doug Thompson , Chartis Principal and co-author of the paper noted, “Those organizations that secure strategic benefits from their EHR investments are those that do a superior job of planning, designing, building, implementing and optimizing their EHRs, beginning with the premise …

Department of Veterans Affairs

OIG Finds Number of Issues with VA Health Information Exchanges | EHR Intelligence | 8/11/2020

… for increased community partners, the use of community coordinators, and technology issues that need to be addressed to enhance the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) ability to effectively utilize its s and the ability to … READ MORE: OIG Finds Major Patient Safety Issues with VA EHR Implementation Based on the VHIE Program Office, 140 VA facilities have access to VA Exchange and VA Direct, but only 28 have implemented VA …

VA Medical Center

VA, Cerner restart $16B EHR overhaul with planned October go-live | FierceHealthcare | 8/10/2020

… its first VA hospital. Webinar The VA had planned to flip the switch on the new EHR at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Washington on March 28. The VA then said it was … physical and information technology (IT) infrastructure in preparation for the EHR implementation. The OIG found that critical physical and information technology infrastructure upgrades had not been completed at Mann-Grandstaff and associated facilities six months …

Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center

VA, Cerner restart $16B EHR overhaul with planned October go-live | FierceHealthcare | 8/10/2020

… EHR at its first VA hospital. Webinar The VA had planned to flip the switch on the new EHR at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Washington on March 28. The VA then said … physical and information technology (IT) infrastructure in preparation for the EHR implementation. The OIG found that critical physical and information technology infrastructure upgrades had not been completed at Mann-Grandstaff and associated facilities six months …

Tower Health

3 times EHR contracts, go-lives added to hospital and health system operating loss in the past year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/7/2020

… to an Epic EHR installation that cost more than anticipated. UVM Heath Network CEO John Brumstead said the $151.7 million EHR implementation project cost more than expected and took longer for physicians to adjust to … expand the EHR over several years. West Reading, Pa.-based Tower Health reported higher revenue in the nine months ended March 31 but ended the period with an operating loss. In the first three quarters …

Mayo Clinic

7 things Cerner has done in the last 30 days | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2020

… Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana, Mo.; and United Memorial Medical Center in Houston.3. The VA added to its EHR implementation contract with Cerner, awarding it a potential one-year, $98.6 million task order … 19 care. The 252-bed hospital is part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.5. On June 3, revenue cycle management provider R1 announced plans to acquire Cerner’s RevWorks services business and its commercial, nonfederal …

Mount Sinai Health System

How a Drug Diversion EHR Tool Can Curb the Opioid Crisis | EHR Intelligence | 6/24/2020

Mount Sinai Health System in Brooklyn, NY, implemented a drug diversion intelligence tool that triggers an immediate EHR alert, which runs contrary to its prior drug diversion intelligence. 24, 2020 - Opioid abuse accounts for over … process was time-consuming, retrospective, and cumbersome. Prior to the EHR implementation, Mount Sinai workers were faced with a fragmented process to track drug diversion that took upwards of two months before interviewing a subject …

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Change Healthcare acquires pharmacy software company, 9 other health IT notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/15/2020

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs added to its EHR implementation contract with Cerner, awarding the Kansas City, Mo.-based vendor a one-year, $98.6 million task order to provide sustainment support for the agency’s software and hardware platforms. Microsoft AI for Health awarded New York City-based Mount Sinai COVID Informatics Center a grant and cloud resources to accelerate discovery, translation and digital tool implementation. Apple released updates to its …

Regional Medical Center

New York, Arizona hospitals complete virtual Meditech EHR go-lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/9/2020

Ithaca, N.Y.-based Cayuga Medical Center and Safford, Ariz.-based Mount Graham Regional Medical Center both recently virtually implemented Meditech EHR systems due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Having almost finished its Meditech Expanse EHR … to the news release. “If we were to set [the EHR implementation] aside and pick it back up, we’d expend a lot of time and energy getting the project back on track,” Cayuga Medical Center …

Community Hospital

Cerner Completes First Remote, Virtual EHR Implementation in TN | EHR Intelligence | 4/30/2020

The staff at Macon Community Hospital and Cerner decided to implement the EHR system on a remote level, which is the first of its kind for the vendor. By April 30, 2020 - Cerner has launched its first virtual EHR implementation at Macon Community Hospital, a rural 25-bed critical access hospital in Tennessee, according to an emailed statement from the vendor. Rural hospitals have always had a disadvantage when it …

Medical Center

Report uncovers patient safety issues with VA’s EHR go-live - MedCity News | 4/29/2020

… patient safety concerns anticipated with the rollout of the new EHR at its first pilot site: the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. The VA had signed a $10 billion contract with Cerner … have to dial into a call center. With any new EHR implementation, some disruption to patient care is expected as clinicians become familiar with the new system. But the VA had a template of what …

HCA

HCA Healthcare Makes Cost-Control Efforts Amid Coronavirus Woes - April 3, 2020 - Zacks.com | 4/3/2020

HCA Healthcare, Inc. ’s ( HCA - Free Report ) unit CereCore has laid off more than 70% of its contractors, per the company’s internal sources. This strategic move comes at a time when the company is forced … impact from the coronavirus pandemic. The company’s unit CereCore provides EHR implementations, IT and application support, IT managed services, technical staffing, strategic IT consulting and advisory services to hospitals and health systems nationwide. The step …

Atrium Health

Atrium Health Transitions from Cerner to Epic Systems EHR | EHR Intelligence | 3/5/2020

Atrium Health is the second major health system in the last month to break off its connection with Cerner for Epic Systems EHR. Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System and one of the nation’s leading … of practicing medicine better, more efficient and more effective.” The EHR implementation also comes with Epic’s patient portal, MyChart. Patients will be able to access their medical records, see lab results, scheduled appointments, talk to …

Alameda Health System

101 EHR contracts, go-lives in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/13/2019

… network. 26. Milford, Conn.-based Bridgeport Hospital , a Yale New Haven Health hospital, went live on an Epic EHR. 27. Alameda Health System in Oakland, Calif., deployed an Epic EHR at the beginning of October … Network launched the first phase of its $151.6 million Epic EHR implementation on Nov. 9. 36. Carrollton, Ga.-based Tanner Health System deployed an Epic EHR system on Nov. 3. 37. CHI Memorial Hospital implemented …

Tanner Health System

101 EHR contracts, go-lives in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/13/2019

… EHR implementation on Nov. 9. 36. Carrollton, Ga.-based Tanner Health System deployed an Epic EHR system on Nov. 3. 37. CHI Memorial Hospital implemented an Epic EHR system to streamline clinical applications, billing and population health services across the Chattanooga, Tenn.-based health system. 38. Banning, Calif.-based San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital announced on Nov. 14 that it will implement an Allscripts Sunrise EHR system. 39. Willis-Knighton Health …

Memorial Hospital

101 EHR contracts, go-lives in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/13/2019

… Defense went live Sept. 7 on its new Cerner EHR at four sites in California and Idaho. 15. Eastland (Texas) Memorial Hospital , Pawhuska (Okla.) Hospital and Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique, Mich., each partnered with … Network launched the first phase of its $151.6 million Epic EHR implementation on Nov. 9. 36. Carrollton, Ga.-based Tanner Health System deployed an Epic EHR system on Nov. 3. 37. CHI Memorial Hospital implemented …

Geisinger

101 EHR contracts, go-lives in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/13/2019

… health system. 24. Boulder (Colo.) Community Health deployed an Epic EHR across its network Oct. 1. 25. Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger Health System announced in October it will deploy Cerner’s EHR-agnostic population health management … Network launched the first phase of its $151.6 million Epic EHR implementation on Nov. 9. 36. Carrollton, Ga.-based Tanner Health System deployed an Epic EHR system on Nov. 3. 37. CHI Memorial Hospital implemented …

Mendocino Coast District Hospital, Fort Bragg CA

12 recent vendor contracts, go-lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/12/2019

Here are 12 recent health information technology vendor contracts and go-lives affecting healthcare organizations. 1. Fort Bragg, Calif.-based Mendocino Coast District Hospital has indefinitely delayed installation of its new $4 million Meditech EHR over a misunderstanding regarding contract expectations between the vendor and the hospital. 2. Utica, N.Y.-based Mohawk Valley Health System deployed an Epic EHR June 29. 3. The Cerner EHR implementation at Washington’s Department of …

Mendocino Coast District Hospital

12 recent vendor contracts, go-lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/12/2019

Here are 12 recent health information technology vendor contracts and go-lives affecting healthcare organizations. 1. Fort Bragg, Calif.-based Mendocino Coast District Hospital has indefinitely delayed installation of its new $4 million Meditech EHR over a misunderstanding regarding contract expectations between the vendor and the hospital. 2. Utica, N.Y.-based Mohawk Valley Health System deployed an Epic EHR June 29. 3. The Cerner EHR implementation at Washington’s Department of …

Health Net

3 times EHR contracts, go-lives added to hospital and health system operating loss in the past year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/7/2020

Here are three hospitals and health systems that have attributed operating losses to their EHR projects in the past year. Burlington-based University of Vermont Health Network reported a $10 million operating loss in the first quarter of fiscal year 2020, which it attributed partly to an Epic EHR installation that cost more than anticipated. UVM Heath Network CEO John Brumstead said the $151.7 million EHR implementation project cost more …

11 Epic implementations, go-lives in the past 60 days, including a $151M transition | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/19/2019

Over the past 60 days, here are 11 instances of Epic EHR implementation. CHI Memorial Hospital, based in Tennessee, completed an 18-month, $67 million Epic EHR transition. The health system went live with its … patients signed up for its patient portal. University of Vermont Health Network launched the first phase of its $151.5 million Epic EHR implementation on Nov. 9. When complete, the EHR will unite the health system’s …

Doug Brown

Behavioral EHR Vendor Specialist Tops 2020 Black Book Survey | EHR Intelligence | 6/18/2020

… leader in behavior health and post-acute care and to make value-based care a reality for consumers and providers,” Doug Brown, president and CEO of Black Book Market Research, said in a statement. “The … software updates, partnering abilities, and responsiveness to the customer. However, EHR implementations and training were common complaints for Cerner customers. “Three of the five interviewed organizations who have deployed Millennium within the last two years …

Black Book’s Annual State of Global EHR Research Reveals Adoption Trends and Top-Rated Vendors Across World Regions | PR Newswire | 9/4/2019

… therefore, vendors such as Meditech, Epic Systems, Cerner and Allscripts are heating up into highly competitive international emerging markets,” said Doug Brown , President of Black Book. “Allscripts in the U.K., Oceania and Canada and Epic … as all unnecessary expenditures and diverted resources caused by an EHR implementation with minimal support or accountability from foreign vendors (per 92% of CFOs). As the need for practical and safe EHR increases, the data …

Robert Wilkie

Report uncovers patient safety issues with VA’s EHR go-live - MedCity News | 4/29/2020

… For the 10,000 prescriptions filled online each month, patients would have to dial into a call center. With any new EHR implementation, some disruption to patient care is expected as clinicians become familiar with the … meeting with the House Committee of Veterans Affairs, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie said the go-live would be postponed to July. “We weren’t ready to train on a system that was not 100% ready for …

VA Appoints Deputy Secretary to Head EHR Modernization Project | EHR Intelligence | 4/10/2020

Robert Wilkie was the highest official overseeing the EHR implementation. President Trump appointed Powers to her new role on April 2. However, she will remain as the VA’s Chief of Staff while also performing the duties of Deputy VA Secretary. Dig Deeper VA Delays EHR Modernization Launch, Set to July 2020 “Pam has quarterbacked VA’s historic transformation for the better part of the last two years,” said Wilkie in a …

Jackie Drees

How UCFS is navigating ‘the perfect storm’ of an EHR go-live during the coronavirus pandemic | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/23/2020

How UCFS is navigating ‘the perfect storm’ of an EHR go-live during the coronavirus pandemic Jackie Drees - Print Email After deploying its new EHR on March 3, United Community & Family Services is now redirecting its full focus from optimizing the Epic system to its response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Norwich, Conn.-based medical center, which has been preparing for the $1.8 million EHR implementation for the past two …

AMA to review HHS’ finalized interoperability rules | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/9/2020

AMA to review HHS’ finalized interoperability rules Jackie Drees - Print Email The American Medical Association on March 9 announced it will “undertake aggressive action” over the next few weeks to review HHS’ finalized interoperability rules … information-blocking exceptions for physicians. 7. Less aggressive and separate EHR implementation timelines for vendors and physicians. More articles on EHRs …

Loy Howard

Georgia Health System Finalizes Epic Systems EHR Implementation | EHR Intelligence | 11/8/2019

… EHR implementation will help increase care coordination, improve patient care, and enhance care across the health system. Dig Deeper California Health System Completes Epic Systems EHR Implementation “This is an exciting time to be a part of Tanner, whether you’re a patient or a part of the Tanner team,” said Loy Howard, president and CEO of Tanner. The new online application is accessible on computers, tablets and smartphones, providing patients …

Georgia health system now live on Epic EHR | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/7/2019

… EHR implementation, Tanner assembled a team of more than 100 IT and healthcare professionals, supported by Epic, to train and prepare more than 3,400 Tanner staff members on how to use the new EHR. Overall, the EpicFocus project took the health system 14 months to complete. “Our Epic implementation is the largest and most transformative change in our history,” said Loy Howard, president and CEO of Tanner, according to the …

Arthur Allen

Info blocking rule coming soon? - POLITICO | 10/30/2019

With help from Arthur Allen ( @arthurallen202 ), Sarah Owermohle ( @overmohle ) and Mohana Ravindranath ( @ravindranize ) Editor’s — Info blocking rule soon?: Get braced, people: the two big interoperability rules — from ONC and CMS — are now under OMB review … William Trenton and VA’s John Windom on their departments’ respective EHR implementation. Follow us on Twitter Mohana Ravindranath @ravindranize Darius Tahir @dariustahir Follow Us …

All of Us tops 270,000 sign-ups - POLITICO | 8/16/2019

With help from Arthur Allen ( @arthurallen202 ), Darius Tahir ( @dariustahir ) and Dan Diamond ( @ddiamond ) Quick Fix We’re gearing up for ONC’s third interoperability forum next week, where officials will update us on the “state of interoperability … because staff have become more familiar with the MHS Genesis EHR implementation. But as eHealth’s Arthur Allen reported last year , the initial rollout of the Cerner system was fraught with problems. Asked what wait times …

Delvecchio Finley

California Health System Completes Epic Systems EHR Implementation | EHR Intelligence | 10/14/2019

… the unique needs of our community and are very excited about the multiple benefits the new EHR system means for improved clinical efficiency, health management and patient care,” said Alameda Health System CEO, Delvecchio Finley. Dig Deeper Epic MyChart Partnership Provides Telehealth Services to Patients “Investing in this robust technology that equips our teams with a single electronic health record means that AHS will be able to deliver better integrated …

Alameda Health System Launches Epic Electronic Health System | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/11/2019

… EHR implementation project started at AHS over three years ago as part of an effort to enhance care across the system, increase coordination of care, and improve the patient care experience. “We’re committed to meeting the unique needs of our community and are very excited about the multiple benefits the new EHR system means for improved clinical efficiency, health management and patient care,” said Delvecchio Finley , CEO, Alameda Health System …

Ghassan Jamaleddine

California Health System Completes Epic Systems EHR Implementation | EHR Intelligence | 10/14/2019

… a foundational milestone to our health care delivery system with the aim to provide truly integrated, high quality, and safe care to our patients and community. The care they want and deserve,” said Ghassan Jamaleddine, MD, CMO of AHS. Several hospitals across the country have recently adopted Epic Systems EHR. Most recently, Charlotte Hungerford in Connecticut implemented Epic just two weeks ago, while Phelps Health in Missouri implemented the software …

Alameda Health System Launches Epic Electronic Health System | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/11/2019

… record (EHR) system last week. Epic is the most widely-used and comprehensive health records system in the country. The EHR implementation project started at AHS over three years ago as part of an effort … and community. The care they want and deserve,” said Dr. Ghassan Jamaleddine , CMO of AHS. About Alameda Health System Alameda Health System (AHS), headquartered in Oakland, Calif. , is a leading public health care provider and …

Darius Tahir

All of Us tops 270,000 sign-ups - POLITICO | 8/16/2019

With help from Arthur Allen ( @arthurallen202 ), Darius Tahir ( @dariustahir ) and Dan Diamond ( @ddiamond ) Quick Fix We’re gearing up for ONC’s third interoperability forum next week, where officials will update us on the “state of interoperability … because staff have become more familiar with the MHS Genesis EHR implementation. But as eHealth’s Arthur Allen reported last year , the initial rollout of the Cerner system was fraught with problems. Asked what wait times …

Industry cheers for Senate cost-cutting bill - POLITICO | 5/24/2019

With help from Arthur Allen ( @arthurallen202 ) and Darius Tahir ( @dariustahir ) PROGRAMMING NOTE : Morning eHealth will not publish on Monday, May 27. Our next Morning eHealth newsletter will publish on Wednesday, May 29. each morning Quick … an independent advisory committee to oversee the $16 billion Cerner EHR implementation, eHealth’s Arthur Allen writes. Teresa Boyd, assistant deputy undersecretary for Health for Clinical Operations, told the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee this week that …

Kate Monica

$83M Epic EHR System Drives Operating Losses at Covenant Health | EHR Intelligence | 7/15/2019

Use & Optimization News $83M Epic EHR System Drives Operating Losses at Covenant Health Covenant Health in Massachusetts experienced significant operating losses in 2018, largely due to a multi-million Epic EHR implementation. Source: Thinkstock By Kate Monica July 15, 2019 - Massachusetts-based Covenant Health experienced $60.9 million in operating losses in 2018, largely due to expenses associated with its $83 million Epic EHR implementation. The health system suffered operating losses …

Nearly 70% of Providers Say EHR Technology Improves Care Quality | EHR Intelligence | 6/12/2019

… one study showed 64 percent of clinicians say the systems have a positive effect on satisfaction levels. Source: Thinkstock By Kate Monica June 12, 2019 - New research suggests EHR technology may have a relatively positive … IT use among care professionals, many clinicians also struggle with EHR implementation and administrative burden . “Many countries experience challenges with the implementation of digital health records and there is a common assumption that healthcare professionals …

State of Illinois

Carle Foundation Hospital Completes Successful Virtual Epic EHR Go-Live with Pivot Point Consulting & Realizes Cost Savings and Virtual Efficiencies Too | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 6/22/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. , June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – Many healthcare organizations delayed their EHR implementations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Carle Foundation Hospital, a large integrated health system based in Champaign, Illinois , and Pivot Point Consulting worked together to rapidly “pivot” plans at the 11th hour – a pivot that not only resulted in a successful go-live on April 1 , but also cost savings and virtual efficiencies. As the …

Carle Foundation Hospital Completes Successful Virtual Epic EHR Go-Live with Pivot Point Consulting & Realizes Cost Savings and Virtual Efficiencies Too | PRWeb | 6/22/2020

… EHR implementations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Carle Foundation Hospital, a large integrated health system based in Champaign, Illinois, and Pivot Point Consulting worked together to rapidly “pivot” plans at the 11th hour – a pivot that not only resulted in a successful go-live on April 1, but also cost savings and virtual efficiencies. As the COVID-19 pandemic emerged, Carle was underway with an Epic EHR implementation …