Patients who identify as a gender other than the one they were assigned at birth can now be recognized as such in their EHR, but providers need to handle the matter with sensitivity.
Apple will soon allow third-party apps to access the health data stored in its Health app. The company already lets patients of 500 hospitals and clinics pull their health information from electronic health records into the Apple Health app.
Mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships are a dominant force in today's healthcare system. These new organizations, however, will not be functionally integrated until their data is integrated. The de facto solution to integrating data is to rip and replace the workflow information systems, such as...
The state determined that Epic's contract with University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System for a new EHR was not the result of a conflict of interest, despite Cerner leaders' allegations.
Ochsner Health System has begun using a machine learning-driven model to predict which patients are most at risk of adverse events.
Providers aren't using the standardized metrics and tech solutions needed to transition behavioral health into value-based pay models.
The two EHR giants each served about a quarter of the U.S. acute-care hospital market in 2017. Epic had the biggest net growth in U.S. acute-care hospital clients over the year.
The justices ruled 5-4 that employers can prohibit their employees from turning to class-action litigation to resolve workplace disputes.
The Veterans Affairs Department is moving onto software made by the same company that makes the Defense Department's EHR, which could be both a good and a bad thing.
After months of delays over interoperability and other concerns, the Veterans Affairs Department and Cerner have reached an agreement for the VA's new electronic health record system.
For nearly two years, Florida-based Lee Health's Epic EHR has alerted providers when their patients qualify for the Make-a-Wish program.
The FDA is looking for a "large electronic medical record system" to conduct pharmaceutical safety research.