The technological stars may be aligning for health IT giant Cerner. And that could mean another multibillion-dollar government contract–this time with the Department of Veterans Affairs. […]
The Medical Group Management Association 2016 Cost and Revenue Report, released in August 2016, found that IT costs have increased by more than 40 percent per physician since 2009.[…]
The TSA last week discovered in a carry-on bag a loaded gun that was constructed of parts made with a 3-D printer….The Veterans Administration is actively pondering what it will require to manage transitioning from its legacy electronic health record, known as VistA, to a commercial EHR….And who’s keeping track of that teleworking equipment at the U.S. Patent and Trademark office?[…]
In the increased adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHR), usability is a key concern, according to a recent survey by the Scottsdale Institute.[…]
More than 80 percent of non-Federal, acute care hospitals as of 2015 reported electronically exchanging lab results, radiology reports, clinical care summaries, or medication lists with ambulatory care providers and hospitals outside of their organization in a new study released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.[…]
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights released an infographic, “Your Health Information, Your Rights,” to provide health consumers with facts on an individual’s right to access their medical records, examples of how to obtain medical records, and tips for protecting health information.
Nearly all reported non-Federal, acute care hospitals–96 percent–possessed a certified electronic health record technology in 2015, according to data released from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.[…]