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Black Book: 81% Of Practices Committed To EHR Replacement

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | July 23, 2013

Unhappy physicians often daydream about being able to throw their cumbersome EHRs out the window, and plenty of providers are making that dream a reality, according to a new Black Book poll. [...] Read More »

Black Book: Tech Support from EHR Vendors Essential as Many Hospital Clients Vent Frustrations

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | February 16, 2016

Electronic health record vendors that don't offer robust customer technical support services risk losing established clients and new customers, according to a new report from Black Book Market Research that found that one-third of hospitals surveyed are currently unhappy with their IT support...

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Can Open Source EHRs Offer a New Path for Health IT Usability?

Jennifer Bresnick | Health IT Analytics | March 28, 2017

In an article published in JMIR Medical Informatics, researchers from the University of California-Davis decided to explore the small but intriguing world of open source EHRs, which may fit very neatly into the growing interest in application programming interfaces, FHIR, and other open data standards that encourage customized mix-and-match health IT development without the historical pitfalls of proprietary systems. Using data from 2014, the researchers identified 54 open source projects that met the HHS definition of an electronic health record.  At the time, four of those packages had achieved Certified EHR Technology status from the ONC.

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Can SMART on FHIR Solve mHealth’s Medication Management Challenges?

Staff Writer | mHealth Intelligence | January 18, 2017

An agreement to promote interoperability between three of the largest and most competitive EHR platforms has set the stage for a breakthrough in mHealth medication management. Using the SMART on FHIR app platform, providers will be able to access a patient’s entire medication history no matter where that data is stored. While this opens the door to better care management and coordination, it also gives patients the mHealth tools to manage their own care and collaborate with their doctors...

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Canadian Physicians Choose Pen and Paper Over EHR During Cerner Go-Live

Akanksha Jayanthi | Becker's Health IT & CIO Review | June 8, 2016

Vancouver Island Health Authority in British Columbia, Canada, is in the midst of rolling out Cerner's EHR across its system, but physicians are petitioning to suspend the go-live, citing concerns regarding patient safety, according to a Times Colonist report. In 2013, Island Health signed a 10-year, $50 million deal with Cerner to implement the EHR across the system, which includes an additional $124 million for hardware and training. The EHR went live at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, a residential care center and another health center on March 19...

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Case For Dropping MU Stages 2 And 3

Dale Sanders | Healthcare IT News | April 28, 2014

Federal meaningful use requirements are well intentioned, but like a teacher who “teaches to the test,” the federal meaningful use program created a very complicated system that might pass the test of meaningful use stages, but is not producing meaningful results for patients and clinicians...

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Cerner Clients Test SMART on FHIR Apps Within EHR

Press Release | Cerner | October 8, 2015

Cerner...has unveiled a production version of HL7's FHIR® standard that is being tested in the Cerner Millennium® electronic health record (EHR). "This next-generation standards framework enables health care organizations to utilize Cerner's open platform, which is designed to enable third-party innovators to advance care delivery and improve interoperability capabilities with other FHIR-compliant EHR systems," said Dr. David McCallie, senior vice president, medical informatics at Cerner. "This integrated approach will provide clinicians access to 'pluggable apps' directly within their workflows that are designed to expand and transform the way care is delivered."

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Cerner Raises Costs on Department of Defense's New EHR

Thomas Dworetzky | Health Care Business | July 13, 2016

The Defense Department's giant health record effort just got a bit bigger – Cerner has bumped up its $50 million estimate on data center costs to about $75 million. The Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) is presently set to cost $4.3 billion – so it's a relatively small bump up. Beyond that, DoD spokesperson David Norley told Politico that the additional funds will go to better data access and keep up with a boost in data demands – and won't push the Cerner and Leidos deal beyond its $4.3 billion cap, which was set when it was signed last July...

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Cerner Supports Blue Button + To Engage Individuals For Better Health

Andy Heeren | Cerner Blog | June 27, 2013

As health care in the United States continues to digitize, we’re seeing a shift in the way people perceive their role in their own health and care. [...] Read More »

Cerner to Highlight Commitment to Interoperability at HIMSS15

Press Release | Cerner | April 8, 2015

Cerner Corp. will showcase its commitment to advancing health care interoperability across organizational, supplier and geographic boundaries at HIMSS15, April 12-16, at McCormick Place in Chicago. "Cerner has long been committed to connecting organizations and systems, regardless of platform or provider, to ensure the free flow of data across the continuum of care," said Zane Burke, president, Cerner. "Across multiple HIMSS engagements, we look forward to sharing our story of connected health care and the importance of true, industry-wide interoperability."

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Cerner, Intermountain Partner To Propose Clinical Approach For DoD

Anne Zieger | Healthcare DIVE | September 25, 2014

Cerner has struck a deal with health system Intermountain Healthcare to beef up the Leidos Partnership for Defense Health with added clinical governance of solutions and workflow.  The Leidos Partnership, which includes Accenture, Cerner and a group of domain experts in military health is pitching the Department of Defense's Healthcare Management System Modernization initiative...

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Cerner, Leidos, Accenture Plan Joint Bid for Defense EHR Contract

Joseph Conn | Modern Healthcare | June 26, 2014

Cerner Corp. has entered an alliance with experienced government contractors Leidos and Accenture Federal Services to make a play for the multibillion-dollar contract to build, install and configure a replacement electronic health-record system for the Defense Department's health system. Read More »

Cerner, McKesson Lead Alliance To Let Doctors Share Data

Alex Nussbaum | Bloomberg | March 4, 2013

Cerner Corp. (CERN) and four rival providers of electronic medical records said they will ease barriers preventing doctors and hospitals from sharing data, a potential breakthrough in the effort to get U.S. physicians to better coordinate patient care. Read More »

Cerner, McKesson, Allscripts, Athenahealth, Greenway And RelayHealth Announce Ground Breaking Alliance To Enable Integrated Health Care

Press Release | CommonWell Health Alliance, Cerner, McKesson, Allscripts, athenahealth, RelayHealth, Greenway Medical Technologies | March 4, 2013

Top health care information technology (HIT) companies Cerner, McKesson, Allscripts, athenahealth, Greenway Medical Technologies® and RelayHealth announced today the launch of the CommonWell Health Alliance™, planned to be an independent not-for-profit organization that will support universal, trusted access to health care data through seamless interoperability. Read More »

Cerner/Siemens And The Future Of EHRs

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | August 11, 2014

As the dust settles from this past week's mammoth $1.3 billion merger, Siemens Health Services CEO John Glaser tells Healthcare IT News what led up to the Cerner deal, how his experience as a health system CIO could help smooth integration challenges and what to expect – from the two companies specifically and electronic health records in general – over the months and years to come...

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