By Stephanie Murray – EHR projects often touch every facet of a healthcare organization and therefore involve multiple teams, resources, software providers, and support desks. Working with Epic EHR systems and analytics is no exception.Read More
By Paul Nadrag – By now, all hospitals and health systems are aware of ransomware-related cyberattacks where a hacker will gain control of a computer network, data center or cloud server and encrypt the data, effectively blocking access until a ransom is paid.
By Art Gross – In our blog earlier last year that provided an overview of 2009’s HITECH Act we discussed how this was designed to promote the use of electronic health records within the healthcare system and its providers. As is with most things, time goes on and often reveals…
By Tracy Okubo & Kenneth Mandl – Because of advances in interoperability, it’s becoming increasingly common for people and their healthcare providers to access and share information from EHRs using apps.
By George Pappas – Over the past two decades, we’ve witnessed growing consolidation in the healthcare industry which resulted from individual hospitals and practices being purchased and combined into larger health systems and integrated delivery networks (IDN).
By Zachary Fox – Things have changed since the frenzy of EHR adoption in the years following passage of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act over 10 years ago. The once greenfield opportunities with first-time EHR buyers is now a crowded “rip and replace” market.
By Daniel Cidon – Our public health crisis is a sobering example of just how desperately seamless information sharing capabilities are needed. While EHRs have become commonplace, the disjointed, competitive nature of IT systems contributes to a proliferation of duplicate and incomplete patient records.
By Art Gross – COVID-19 has ushered in the mass acceptance of telehealth, with so much optimism and excitement around the technology. But like many new technologies, the initial use is rushed and not well thought out with many providers trying to figure out the right technology, best practices, and optimal patient experience.
By Kevin Chaney MGS, Teresa Zayas Cabán, Josh Mandel MD, & Stephanie Devaney – EHR systems store incredibly rich data about individual patients, but historically, individuals have been unable to access this information easily and share it for research.