Health Care

July 23, 2020 HHS and IHS Formalize Roadmap for IHS RPMS and HIT Modernization

The US Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service (IHS) have formalized an overarching plan to support improved clinical and nonclinical operations across IHS, Tribal, and Urban healthcare facilities through RPMS EHR and HIT modernization.

July 16, 2020 Ohio Healthcare Provider Accelerates Rollout of Allscripts FollowMyHealth Telemedicine App

Grand Lake Health System (GHLS) in St. Mary’s, Ohio, had telehealth on its 2020 application roadmap. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, GLHS chose Allscripts’ telemedicine solution called FollowMyHealth.

July 16, 2020 MEDITECH Successfully Completes Its First Virtual EHR Implementation

COVID-19 has disrupted critical healthcare projects and implementation plans. Despite the considerable challenges faced by many healthcare organizations MEDITECH has been working with them to shift to virtual EHR implementations.

July 16, 2020 Experian eCare NEXT Connects Revenue Cycle Management and Clinical Workflows

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, healthcare organizations are looking for ways to expand digital patient care options. Patient management systems like Experian’s eCare NEXT help providers connect new digital clinical workflows to established workflows and revenue cycles.

July 16, 2020 Cerner and Amazon Web Services Partner to Share COVID-19 Data With Researchers

Cerner and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are working together to expand access to clinical data battling the COVID-19 pandemic by sharing de-identified patient data with health researchers.

July 15, 2020 Athenahealth Introduces an EHR-Integrated Telehealth Solution

Between mid-February and April, athenahealth reported a 3,400% increase in demand for telehealth services. In response to this unprecedented need for patients and providers to connect virtually, athenahealth introduced an improved and integrated telehealth solution.

June 23, 2020 Cerner Kicks Off Its First Virtual Electronic Health Record Implementation

The unprecedented pandemic and social distancing have pushed Cerner to try out new means of implementing its Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions. Cerner kicked off its first attempt this month at a hospital in rural Tennessee.

April 13, 2020 Epic Systems Launches COVID-19 Screening App in Partnership With OCHIN

Epic Systems, a provider of health information technology, launched a COVID-19 triage app in partnership with nonprofit health IT services provider OCHIN. The app will assist healthcare professionals who do not have immediate access to an EHR platform.

March 30, 2020 Leverage Telehealth During COVID-19

Telehealth solutions are rapidly gaining traction across the healthcare industry. To remain on the cutting edge and keep up with the increase in demand for services as a result of COVID-19, insurance providers should consider adopting telehealth tools.

November 21, 2019 Cerner EHR Partners With Uber to Improve Healthcare Logistics

A new partnership has formed between Cerner and Uber, as reported in Forbes. Together the electronic health records (EHR) vendor and ridesharing giant are planning to make it easier for healthcare institutions to schedule rides for patents and practitioners.

October 30, 2019 eClinicalWorks Creates Open Interoperability Standards to Exchange Health Data Quickly

eClinicalWorks has developed an Open Interoperability standard (EOI) that leverages FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) to exchange health data.

October 29, 2019 eClinicalWorks EHR to Be Implemented Across Hundreds of Clinics

eClinicalWorks has been selected to replace a legacy, in-house developed EHR across more than 200 practices that are part of the Advocare health network.

October 22, 2019 Meditech Expanding EHR Feature-Sets Internationally

Meditech EHR looks to fill the international void left by Cerner and Epic by complying with international health regulations.

October 21, 2019 Agiloft BPM Develops Integration for Epic EHR

Agiloft has developed an integration with major electronic healthcare record vendor Epic Systems. The University of Miami Health System (UHealth) is the first institution to capitalize on Agiloft’s process orchestration coupled with Epic’s healthcare management capabilities.

September 27, 2019 NextGen Healthcare Empowers Patients to Access Their Health Information With YourHealthFile.com

NextGen created Yourhealthfile.com, which aspires to be an effective communication tool to improve the patient-provider experience.

September 06, 2019 Epic and Humana Create an Alliance to Improve Patient, Provider, and Payer Experience

The alliance between Epic and Humana is centered on creating better data insights as well as improving patient and provider interactions at the point of care.

August 22, 2019 Practice Fusion EHR Bolsters Automation Capability With Veradigm Partnership

Electronic health record (EHR) provider Practice Fusion has partnered with Veradigm, a healthcare data services provider, to automate administrative tasks in clinics.

August 15, 2019 Amazon Web Services Partners With Cerner EHR

Cerner, a major electronic health record vendor, has named Amazon Web Services its preferred cloud provider.

July 19, 2019 Cerner Kicks Off 2019 App Challenge As Apple Enters the EHR Market

Cerner, a major electronic health record (EHR) vendor, has announced an initiative to encourage developers to build EHR-focused apps using its platform.

July 12, 2019 Quest Software’s Toad for Oracle SDP Addresses Data Privacy Compliance Challenges

Quest Software’s new add-on module, Toad for Oracle Standard Data Protection (SDP), automates the detection and remediation of potential violations of data privacy regulations such as GDPR, HIPAA, and PCI.

July 04, 2019 Three-Day Cerner Outage Leaves Arizona Patients in the Dark

An EHR system outage occurred during a Cerner software upgrade at Abrazo Health Hospitals in Arizona. The outage persisted for three days, delaying patient care during the week of June 10, 2019.