The ongoing fight to track opioid prescriptions in the holdout state of Missouri has once again raised discussion on whether the country would be best served by a national monitoring system.
A federal watchdog group said HHS isn't doing enough to measure how much patients use their medical records.
The Government Accountability Office said the VA has made some progress in meeting goals to improve its healthcare IT, but it's still a far cry from fixing its chronic IT issues.
HHS must improve both how it measures and plans to increase the use of EHRs in post-acute care settings, according to a GAO report.
Hospitals treating childhood emergencies need instant access to records. By building data warehouses to centralize that information, they've discovered a new tool for preventing emergencies in the first place.
Editor Merrill Goozner recently spoke with Allscripts Healthcare Solutions CEO Paul Black, 59, about his strategy for Allscripts and the future direction of the EHR business. The following is an edited transcript.
The rollout has cost UMass about $64 million so far — $23.3 million in labor expenses, $23.9 million in consulting fees and $14.2 million in implementation fees.
How integrating CRM systems with your EHRs can help hospitals and health systems achieve true patient engagement.
It was still a mystery at deadline who President-elect Donald Trump might pick to run HHS and its agencies. Sources told Modern Healthcare that Andrew Bremberg, an adviser to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, would lead the transition team on healthcare policy.
With decades of work and billions of dollars of public and private investment, electronic health records have become ubiquitous. Yet providers and patients are extremely frustrated with what they perceive as the deleterious effects of the EHR on patient care and provider satisfaction.
The adoption of EHRs—originally touted as time-saving, streamlined methods to manage and share data—has levied an unintended tax on physicians' time. Can computers also be harnessed to help solve the problem?
When physicians burn out, solutions are elusive. Support groups can't counter the root causes of a crisis
Healthcare systems, practices and medical schools are deploying an array of tactics to help physicians cope with the unique stress of modern medicine. Some programs offer regular moments of reflection, connection with other doctors or other sources of catharsis.