EMR Implementation

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Allscripts, Cerner top EHR user satisfaction rankings

Allscripts, Cerner and CPSI all retain the top spot in their respective markets for user satisfaction, according to the latest report from market research firm Black Book Rankings.

Bill aims to revive quest for joint DoD-VA record system

Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) has reintroduced a bill calling for development of an integrated electronic health record system between the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs.

Physicians will focus on EHR screen less over time

Patients may view an electronic health record as in intrusion and distraction for the physician, but those problems will dissipate over time as physicians get used to using them, according to an article in  U.S. News and World Report.

Meaningful Use Stage 3 not the end of government health IT involvement

Assuming Stage 3 is even needed, what happens when it's over? Does the government pack up its health IT bags and go home?

Stage 3 Meaningful Use rules ambitious but burdensome, providers say

While the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposed rule for Stage 3 of Meaningful Use represents an ambitious attempt to jumpstart interoperability in the healthcare industry, there are concerns that it could be a difficult row to hoe for providers.

Lawmakers, policy experts blast barriers to EHR interoperability at Senate hearing

Lawmakers focused on the problems created by the lack of interoperability among electronic health record systems at a Tuesday hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

Questions raised about 'sponsored' CDS alerts

Sponsored electronic health record alerts are a boon to some and a concern to others, according to an article in  The Wall Street Journal.

Consolidation, EHR infrastructure on tap for Defense Health Agency

While 2014 was about bringing the Defense Health Agency into existence, 2015 will be about consolidation of all the moving parts of the separate armed services' medical organizations, according to Military Health System CIO David Bowen.

New York grants one-year reprieve on e-prescribing requirement

New York governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation delaying mandatory use of electronic prescribing for one year, according to an announcement from the New York State Medical Society.

Pentagon EHR process: More scrutiny needed?

I sure don't envy the Pentagon. I've now had the pleasure to interview representatives from the three finalist bidders for the $11 billion coveted Department Healthcare Military Systems...