ePrescribing

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E-Prescribing Continues Rapid Growth

Jeff Rowe | Government Health IT | December 3, 2012

While there are at least two sides to every story, one of the more one-sided stories in health IT is the degree to which e-prescribing has taken hold across the healthcare sector. Read More »

Halamka on MU3 Regs: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

On Friday March 20, CMS released the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program-Stage 3 and ONC released the 2015 Edition Health Information Technology (Health IT) Certification Criteria, 2015 Edition Base Electronic Health Record (EHR) Definition, and ONC Health IT Certification Program Modifications. Perhaps the most important statement in the entire 700+ pages is the following from the CMS rule:  "Stage 3 of meaningful use is expected to be the final stage and would incorporate portions of the prior stages into its requirements."

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Hospital builds open-source eRx module from VistA

Joseph Conn | Modern Healthcare | December 11, 2012

Oroville (Calif.) Hospital plans to release as open source an electronic prescribing software module it developed to use with its open-source version of VistA, the Veterans Affairs Department's electronic health record system. Read More »

IMS MAXIMS customer Taunton and Somerset FT Named as Global Digital Exemplar by UK Government

Press Release | IMS MAXIMS | September 7, 2016

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust (FT), customer of pioneering company IMS MAXIMS, has been named by Government as one of 12 Global Digital Exemplars in the NHS. The trust will receive up to £10 million of funding over the next two years to pioneer digital excellence and share best practice. Recognised for its digital maturity and innovative digital health initiatives, the trust, which runs Musgrove Park Hospital, will be given the financial backing and support to fast track its plans to become world class in its digital deployments; using technology to help staff achieve higher efficiencies, enable better organisational workflows and deliver better patient care...

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My Plan To Blow Up Meaningful Use And Make It Useful

John Lynn | LinkedIn | May 15, 2014

...The government gave $36 billion of "shovel ready" (Sorry, I just love the irony of the shovel ready stimulus being only half spent 5 years later) stimulus money for Electronic Health Records (EHR) and wanted to make sure that doctors would actually be "meaningful users" of the EHR software. Where this falls apart is that much of meaningful or that many of the meaning has already been achieved...

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Oroville Hospital 'Open Sources' eRx VistA Module

Press Release | Oroville Hospital | December 10, 2012

Oroville Hospital, the first hospital to self-deploy VistA in the United States, is releasing the ePrescription module it developed to provide electronic prescribing capabilities to the world-renowned EHR in the private sector

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Overview of Open Source and VistA in the UK's NHS

There is much widely publicised interest from NHS England in encouraging the development and implementation of open-source software in the National Health System (NHS) with the debate raging in a number of forums, notably on EHI where this article and the comments it has generated are vital reading for anyone interested in this issue. This debate has been fueled by the availability of NHS England’s £260 million Technology Fund which is actively soliciting open source projects include bids to implement an NHS VistA... Read More »