Bruce Smith, senior vice president of information systems and chief information officer at Downers Grove, Ill.-based Advocate Health Care, discusses the challenges of having multiple EHR systems in his organization, Advocate's readiness for the conversion to ICD-10 coding, and his views on federal...
Jitin Asnaani, executive director of the CommonWell Health Alliance, says the vendor collective is giving members a low-cost way to allow customers to exchange healthcare data among software products.
The barely 2-year-old CommonWell Health Alliance, a group promoting EHR interoperability, is coming of age, demonstrating a new interoperability platform and hiring its first executive director.
Scripps Health announced its intent to buy an electronic health-record system and a revenue cycle management system from Epic Systems for its 26 clinics and four hospitals across the San Diego area.
Electronic health-record systems are doing a poor job graphing lab-test results, conclude the authors of an article published online in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
The Defense Department has eliminated PricewaterhouseCoopers and its bid partners from contention for a 10-year multibillion-dollar contract to modernize its electronic health-record system.
A defense think tank says the government may regret its plan to lock the U.S. Defense Department into a 10-year contract with an electronic health-record vendor.
IBM Corp. and Epic Systems Corp., likely hoping to show why their joint bid should win the Defense Department's $11 billion, 10-year EHR contract, Wednesday unveiled a 17-person group they've assembled to help advise the department and guide it through implementation if they win the work.
Developers of three of the top 10 mobile apps are best known for selling mainline electronic health-record systems to physicians and hospitals, suggesting that mobile app development is fast becoming a survival skill in today's health IT market.
A North Carolina judge has confirmed an arbitration award of more than $9.7 million to Etransmedia Technology, a health IT services provider and a former value-added reseller of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions' MyWay health IT systems. The decision caps a 19-month legal battle.
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions spent yet another three months in the red, with the Chicago-based company reporting a net loss of $25.8 million for the third quarter of its fiscal 2014, despite rising revenue and declining operating expenses.
Former Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman may have moved in a new business direction in his current role as executive chairman of Argo Tea, a chain of upscale tea shops launched in Chicago.