Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here’s what’s happening to make that reality.Read More
Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here’s what’s happening to make that reality.
By Jim Tate – My recent post (The Open Secret of Health Information Technology – The Emperor Has No Clothes) lamented the fact that it is often extremely difficult to pry critical Clinical Quality files (QRDA-I and QRDA-III) out of an EHR. Well, it is time to name names, or at least one name.
By Marti Arvin – eClinicalWorks, an EHR vendor, recently settled with the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Office of Inspector General of HHS (OIG) for $155 million and entered a five-year Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA).
By John Halamka MD – With the Department of Justice announcement of the $155 million dollar eClinicalWorks settlement (including personal liability for the CEO, CMO and COO), many stakeholders are wondering what’s next for EHRs.
By Jim Tate – Who knows when the tree will fall, the bridge will fail, or the levee will break? The lawsuit against eClinicalWorks had been winding its way through the judicial system for two years. Suddenly an agreement was announced, and it is sending shock waves throughout the EMR industry.
In 2013, Cerner was one of seven companies that founded CommonWell Health Alliance. Today, Cerner, along with other CommonWell member companies, has helped bring more than 5,000 providers live on CommonWell services.
Surescripts honors 16 health systems and technology vendors with the 2015 White Coat of Quality Award, recognizing their dedication to continually improving data quality and patient safety in e-prescribing. Read industry business news recently reported.
This week’s rundown includes: The new services and technology of The Network from Arizona Health-e Connection, Stella Technology announces quality data evaluation solution for Meaningful Clinical Data, & eClinicalWorks announces its free, electronic health record (EHR) vendor-neutral network, P2POpen.