Electronic Health Records (EHR)

EHR news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

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Mobile device strategies catch on among hospitals

A recent survey shows that more hospitals are developing mobile strategies, but there is still work to do on the implementation side.

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The next generation of EHRs will be fundamentally different

Next generation EHRs will be fundamentally different. The data will be external, shared and universal. The system will be broken into functional pieces. Chart note creation will be automated, and will use multiple inputs combining...

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Sync for Genes ignites genomics on FHIR

Share your genomic information seamlessly. Sync for Genes lays the foundation for clinico-genomic apps to communicate clinical genomic data between EHR systems. Your access to portable genomic sequencing just got easier.

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Hacking the future of health at Yale

The 2017 Yale Healthcare Hackathon had over 200 innovators accept the challenge to redesign health, believing that ideas change lives.

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The state of the IT contractor job market in 2017

Trends toward higher pay and demand for specialized skills continue apace, creating opportunities for contractors across the industry.

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Black market medical record prices drop to under $10, criminals switch to ransomware

The black market value of stolen medical records dropped dramatically this year, and criminals shifted their efforts from stealing data to spreading ransom ware, according to a report released this morning

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How a dose of AI could be the cure for hospital EHR cyberattacks in 2017

We are all sick (literally) and tired of the endless rounds of 'catch the data thief' playing at a hospital near you. Since these hospital attacks begin in 2014, they seem to get worse each year. Now industry pundits are indicating...

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IBM blockchain in healthcare rallies for patients

IBM is creating solutions to connect the global healthcare delivery system. A recent IBM Institute for Business Value survey found the trailblazers of blockchain adoption will focus on three areas.

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21st Century Cures Act's impact on healthcare interoperability

New advances in medicine happen daily. But despite spending billions of dollars, we haven't been able to connect the network of healthcare providers in the United States. The 21st Century Cures Act may help.

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Here's why your EHR doesn't work

“I hope you’re not going to show me a bunch of flowcharts." This EHR project was doomed to fail from the beginning.

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IoT and healthcare IT security: from firefighting to building code upgrades

The recent DDoS attacks on DNS provider Dyn have highlighted the need for healthcare to turn its focus from 'firefighting' to 'building code upgrades' when it comes to securing IT environments.

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Winning strategies for MACRA and MIPS

We have received the almost 2,400 pages of the final rule on MACRA. It's complicated, and now is the time to prepare.

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Unpacking new HHS guidelines on healthcare data in the cloud

The new HHS guidelines recognize the growing importance of cloud computing in healthcare and are the right step in the bringing cloud service providers into the broader discussion on healthcare data security and privacy. However,...

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Doctors: E-health records raise costs, don’t help patient outcomes

Most physicians believe mandated electronic health records not only increase operating costs but draw their attention away from patients and have little effect on patient outcomes.

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Apple's big plan for HealthKit would put all your medical data in one spot

Apple is reportedly working on electronic health record software that would take all of your information and make it easier for doctors to diagnose.

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Will forensics thwart data thieves lurking in hospital EHR corridors?

Healthcare data theft has bedeviled some of the best IT security organizations in the business. Existing solutions aren't working. It's time for a disruption. We need to cast down from the cloud a digital “fingerprint” safety net of...

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Connecting patient data solving healthcare interoperability and the ONC Blockchain Challenge

Propogated by experts, veterans of industry, and healthcare players spanning every facet of the healthcare ecosystem is the myth that healthcare interoperablity is a fantansy.

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