The EHR vendor has been hit with a putative class-action suit alleging that misrepresentations of its software's capabilities led to inaccuracies in patient records. eClinicalWorks has settled litigation over the misrepresentations.
With the VA and Cerner set to finalize their new EHR contract, VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin assured lawmakers that the system will result in greater interoperability between the VA, Defense Department and community providers.
During her tenure at the ONC, DeSalvo fleshed out the meaningful use program and pushed for greater interoperability.
Though providers could better engage patients by allowing them to write in their own medical notes, the practice might also increase the workload, according to a research letter published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
The ONC wanted the challenge to encourage companies to develop new algorithms and to help the industry measure its current performance.
A senator called on government and private industry to work together and build out broadband infrastructure and increase adoption to boost video visits and other internet-intensive healthcare services.
Healthcare leaders will govern the Global Health Insight Network, as they work together to share data on outcomes and operational structures.
The CMS wants providers to attest that they aren't blocking data, but the agency has yet to define what that means.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives highlighted the innovation and leadership achievements of several technology leaders at its Fall CIO Forum.
The company expects to sign most of the delayed contracts in the fourth quarter, when it will also sign a contract with the VA.
Providers say reimbursement and technological issues are preventing them from adopting telehealth broadly. Few telehealth platforms are integrated with EHRs and less than half of telehealth visits are reimbursed, a new survey shows.
The revenue cycle and analytics company, which merged with McKesson's technology business in March, will bring blockchain to its administrative and financial network by the end of the year.