EHR implementations

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A Middleware Dose: the Antidote to Healthcare’s EHR Interoperability Bug

Despite wide penetration of EHR's in hospitals, clinics and physician offices, access to patient information between systems continues to plaque our healthcare system. From a physician's perspective, we have a duty to provide the best care to addresses our patients’ health needs with the least possible risks of adverse events...Zoeticx, a developer of EHR middleware, has developed such a platform that has already been demonstrated to go far beyond the limitations present in EHR’s. Adding additional functionality to patient data has been accomplished with a seamless connection to disparate EHR systems. An additional benefit of this technology is that front-line providers no longer need to worry about accessing many different systems to manually utilize the data for patient care.

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Complicated, Confusing EHRs Pose Serious Patient Safety Threats

Sabriya Rice | Modern Healthcare | June 20, 2014

Confusing displays, improperly configured software, upgrade glitches and systems failing to speak to one another—those are just a few electronic health record-related events that put patients in danger, according to a new study.

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Obama and Biden Blast EHR Vendors for Data Blocking

As they are winding their terms in office, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden dropped a stink bomb on the health IT industry. Speaking at different events on Friday, January 9th, the President and Vice President both criticized proprietary electronic health record (EHR) vendors as the primary obstacle to the success of their administration’s health care strategy. This is the highest level acknowledgement so far of the serious impact that “lock-in” EHR software vendors are having on America’s medical infrastructure and the ability of physicians to provide medical care.

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Silicon gurney: EHR go-lives turn hospitals into software shops

Tom Sullivan | Healthcare IT News | May 10, 2017

 

Hospitals invest so much money in EHR implementations that it changes the very nature of their organization. And that means they need to think about operating more like a software company than just a hospital. If $100 million sounds like an exorbitant or even unrealistic ticket for an electronic health records platform, in fact, consider that Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic and Partners HealthCare have publicly acknowledged spending an order of magnitude more than that — while other hospitals such as Scripps Health, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Lahey Hospital Medical Center and Lifespan revealed budgets bigger than $100 million. And that’s just to rattle off a fistful...

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Study: Hospitals in for rough ride in 2014

Richard Craver | Winston-Salem Journal | December 20, 2013

Not-for-profit hospitals are in for another rough economic ride in 2014, reflecting the cumulative impact of changing economic trends over the past six years and new financial and technology challenges. Read More »

Zoeticx Champions Middleware as Key Software Technology to Solve EHR Interoperability and Extend Use

Press Release | Zoeticx | December 8, 2014

Zoeticx, Inc., the developer of medical software that bridges the gap between medical data and quality patient care, today announced its’ “Middleware Makes Healthcare” campaign at the mHealth Summit, December 7-11, Booth # 122-21. The initiative is designed to create awareness to the fact that EHR interoperability is available now through middleware. The campaign’s goal is to unite EHR manufacturers, developers, CIOs, CMOs, hospitals, government organizations, investors and medical app developers in standardizing on middleware as the backbone of EHR interoperability.

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