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eClinicalWorks sued over patient record inaccuracies

eClinicalWorks sued over patient record inaccuracies

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  November 17, 2017

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.

Cerner EHR will bring interoperability to the VA, Shulkin says

Cerner EHR will bring interoperability to the VA, Shulkin says

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  November 15, 2017

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.

Let patients write in their medical notes and they will engage

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  November 13, 2017

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.

Limited broadband stymies telemedicine adoption, Senate hears

Limited broadband stymies telemedicine adoption, Senate hears

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  November 07, 2017

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.

Limited reimbursement hinders telehealth adoption

Limited reimbursement hinders telehealth adoption

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  October 10, 2017

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.

Change Healthcare will enable blockchain transactions

Change Healthcare will enable blockchain transactions

By Rachel Z. Arndt  |  September 25, 2017

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.

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