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?
A Texas pediatrician says he plans to open a second office with the money he won in an arbitration case against a marketer of electronic health record systems.
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.
Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., will lead a project with eight other universities to integrate patient-reported outcomes into electronic health records as part of a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
The websites of EHR software providers Athenahealth and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions were down for some parts of the country Friday after hackers launched an attack against the servers of Dyn, a major Domain Name System host.
In a final rule released last week, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology will have more oversight of electronic health records and other technologies that store, share and analyze patient information. The rule also gives the ONC the authority to ask developers to...