EMR Implementation

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ONC: 96 percent of acute care hospitals have adopted certified EHRs

The rates of electronic health record adoption and data sharing among U.S. hospitals have increased significantly, according to a pair of new data briefs from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

EHR data can provide real time, regional flu surveillance

The data in electronic health records can be harnessed to better predict, in near real-time, regional estimates of flu outbreaks in the U.S., according to recent research.

ONC's Rebecca Freeman: Include nurses in EHR implementation

Nurses are part of the success of electronic health records and must be part of their implementation process, according to Rebecca Freeman, chief nursing officer at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

Epic weighs in on loss of Coast Guard contract

Epic Systems posted a response to recent reports regarding why the Coast Guard terminated its electronic health record implementation contract.

Road bumps plague hospital EHR replacements

Replacing an inpatient electronic health record system, while increasingly popular, has a significant impact on a hospital, but executives and non-management level personnel don't necessarily see eye to eye regarding the effect, according to a new report from Black Book Rankings.

Report: Canadian ambulatory care clinics reap $200M in benefits from EHRs

Canadian doctors in ambulatory care settings are reaping $200 million in annual value related to their electornic health record use, according to a new report released by Canada Health Infoway.

'Irregularities' in Coast Guard EHR deployment led to termination of Epic contract

The Coast Guard's troubled rollout of its electronic health record system caused it to choose not to renew its contract with Epic and to revert to paper records last fall.

Black Book: Hospitals' loyalty to their EHR dipped 6 percent

A hospital's faithfulness to its inpatient electronic health record dropped 6 percent between 2015 to 2016, according to a new Black Book survey.

LaVerne Council: VA officials evaluating EHR recommendations

Department of Veterans Affairs CIO for the Office of Information Technology LaVerne Council said Thursday that the VA this summer will go into more detail on its future electronic health record plans.

Data gaps in EHRs a 'widespread problem'

Electronic health records are missing a "substantial" amount of data, which could have "profound" implications for clinical care, medical research and public health, according to a new study in the  Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.