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Category: EHR & EMR


EHR & EMR

Using Network Data to Improve the Performance & Security of Clinical Apps

June 20, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

From diagnosis to prescription, each facet of healthcare delivery hinges on the reliability of digital infrastructure in assuring the patient-care experience. Technical issues can impact diagnostic tests, disrupt scheduling, impair the delivery of prescription services, damage campus-wide communications, and ultimately, […]


EHR & EMR

VA Extends Oracle EHR Modernization Contract

June 13, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The contract extension comes after a successful five-year project to implement the joint Department of Defense (DOD) and VA EHR system, MHS GENESIS. The system is now fully operational at 3,890 DOD garrison facilities, with over 197,200 users serving more […]


EHR & EMR

How Connected Healthcare Operations Helps Health Systems Work Smarter, Not Harder

May 30, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

When it comes to healthcare, efficiency isn’t just a goal—it’s a lifeline. With a growing and aging patient population and widespread workforce shortages, hospitals and health systems must find ways to increase efficiencies and do more with less, while providing […]


EHR & EMR, Innovation, Med Tech

AI Chatbots Improving Mental Health Support in Telehealth Training

May 28, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Telehealth is on the rise, but most medical professionals are overwhelmed with their current workloads and aren’t prepared to take on additional training. This is where artificial intelligence chatbots come in — they could ease the burden while improving their […]


EHR & EMR

Beyond the EHR: Why We Need a Patient Communication Layer

May 20, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Healthcare looks a lot different than it did a few years ago. Healthcare leaders need to address rising consumerism, persistent labor shortages, systemic equity gaps, and a critical shift toward value-based care. It’s worth asking: If the healthcare landscape has […]


EHR & EMR

One Size Does Not Fit All: Personalized EHRs Support Healthcare Transformation

April 8, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Everyone involved in healthcare knows that achieving greater efficiency in work processes is critical for reducing costs and improving the quality of patient care. However, legacy electronic healthcare record (EHR) technology is holding back such a transformation. Designed by developers […]


EHR & EMR

HiMS Unveils AI-powered EHR That Saves Clinicians 2 Hours Daily

March 21, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Intelligent Automation Gives Providers More Time with Patients AxiomEHR streamlines workflows from data capture to analysis, starting with the most time-consuming task: clinicians’ notes. By leveraging advanced natural language processing, the software transcribes and organizes clinicians’ discussions with consenting patients, […]


EHR & EMR

Developing a Robust Data Strategy for Healthcare Organizations

February 26, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Having a comprehensive data strategy is paramount in the healthcare sector. Data can be both a blessing and a curse for healthcare organizations, depending on how well they manage their data. On one hand, data is the key to unlocking […]


EHR & EMR

US digital therapeutics market to grow at 25% CAGR from 2022 to 2030

February 21, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

The digital therapeutics (DTx) market in the US is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25% from 2022 to 2030, according to a new report. GlobalData’s DTx in Medical report notes that the growing sector […]


EHR & EMR

How to Utilize Blockchain for Enhanced Healthcare Security in Biotech

January 24, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Leveraging blockchain technology to enhance health care security in the biotech sector proves to be a promising venture. If providers and IT professionals coordinate their approaches and follow the best practices for implementation and utilization, they will strengthen their defenses. […]


EHR & EMR

What is FHIR in Healthcare?

January 8, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

One of the key players in the healthcare insights arena is FHIR. Let’s break down what FHIR is and why it’s so crucial in achieving true healthcare interoperability. What does FHIR stand for? FHIR, pronounced, as you might have guessed, […]


EHR & EMR

Using Advanced Tech to Enhance Patient Retention of Information After Medical Visits

December 28, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Seldom do people receive as much important information as quickly as they do during doctor’s visits and hospital stays. Stressful settings, unfamiliar terms, too-brief conversations, and the heightened emotions surrounding health issues combine to make it difficult for patients to […]


EHR & EMR

How Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) Revolutionizes Clinical Trials

December 20, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

In the healthcare ecosystem, automation and data intelligence continue to gain momentum as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are integrated to streamline and accelerate processes. The clinical trial space is one area where pharmaceutical companies are leveraging these […]


EHR & EMR

Medical privacy protections cannot overcome users who do not follow best practices   

October 26, 2023

Via: Medical Device Network

The 23andMe breach of confidential information based on genetic analysis appears to have been caused by users using identical login information across multiple platforms. Previous data breaches were able to obtain email and password combinations from other companies, which rendered […]


EHR & EMR

A matter of trust: More delays for the VA’s EHR system

September 29, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

Those who have been following the new electronic health record rollout at Veterans Affairs hospitals over the past year will not be surprised to hear there’s been another bump in the road. The “reset” or “pause” that was instituted in […]


EHR & EMR

Checking In on Hospital EHR APIs

September 18, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Thanks to a decade of effort, nearly every U.S. hospital today stores health data electronically. To put that data to work, however, clinicians and patients need to be able to access and appropriately share that data. To implement the 21st […]


EHR & EMR

Digital Patient Identity Federation in Health Care

September 6, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Federated identity is a method of linking a user’s identity across multiple separate identity management systems. It allows users to quickly move between systems while maintaining security. The challenges with consumer-directed HIE are directly related to individuals not having a […]


EHR & EMR

Suki Launches Enhanced Ambient Integration with Cerner EHR

August 25, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Building upon the introduction of bi-directional ambient sync for Epic, Suki, the leader in voice artificial intelligence (AI) technology for healthcare, is announcing a similar enhancement for Cerner. The most recent iteration of Suki Assistant empowers Cerner users to expedite […]


EHR & EMR

Why Do Hospitals Need a Data Center Strategy to Thrive in the Digital Era?

August 15, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Today’s world revolves around data. Hospitals are no exception, especially as they embrace digitalization to raise care standards and become more efficient. Amid this shift, having a formal data center strategy in health care is all the more crucial. Data […]


EHR & EMR

Mobile Integrated Healthcare

August 2, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Sade discusses her journey into the field of pharmacy and her passion for chemistry and explains how she chose pharmacy as a way to help people while utilizing her knowledge and skills. After spending time in retail pharmacy and later […]