Walgreens picks Epic's EHR for in-store Healthcare Clinics

By Joseph Conn  |  November 05, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance will toss out its proprietary electronic health-record system at more than 400 in-store Healthcare Clinics and replace it with an EHR from Epic Systems Corp., the drugstore chain announced Thursday.

Modifying the EHR to ease research

Modifying the EHR to ease research

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  October 24, 2015

When Dr. Demetrius Maraganore left the Mayo Clinic in 2009 to take over as chairman of NorthShore University HealthSystem's neurology department, he hoped to continue his work in evaluating quality-improvement measures. But his new post also offered an opportunity for a new approach.

Tech firms refocus to address Stage 3 meaningful-use rules

By Beth Kutscher  |  October 10, 2015

A new group of innovators are entering the final phase of the federal electronic health-record program as its focus shifts away from implementation and toward quality outcomes and patient-centered data exchange.

Pressure from purchasers will be 'painful' but 'beneficial'

Pressure from purchasers will be 'painful' but 'beneficial'

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 15, 2015

Dave Blom, CEO of Columbus-based OhioHealth, talks about the impact of Medicaid expansion, Ohio Gov. John Kasich's role in implementing that expansion, electronic health-record interoperability, and his approach to motivating employees.

Cerner bid for military EHR contract goes unchallenged

By Joseph Conn  |  August 14, 2015

Cerner Corp., the electronic health-record system developer that was part of a winning team bidding on the huge military health system EHR contract, can go to work without the uncertainty posed by a bid protest.

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