EHR

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Determining the Success of the HITECH Act

After nearly seven years since the $35 billion HITECH Act was passed, some look at the slow pace of Meaningful Use, the relatively poor interoperability of EHR systems, and the physician workflow complaints and ask, “What has it actually accomplished?” A new study performed by Mathematica Policy Research and presented…

Cerner, Meridian Health Partner to Aggregate Population Health Data

For more industry news and developments, you can view the entire newsletter or our news archive. Cerner Corporation has announced they will partner with Meridian Health to help manage population health data from multiple non-Cerner acute and ambulatory electronic health records. Meridian’s chosen Cerner platform, HealtheIntent will aggregate and normalize clinical, financial, operational…

Health IT Funding Widens Digital Divide

CMS’s electronic health record incentive programs have paid out some $25.4 billion to hospitals and eligible providers as of September 2014. For those eligible hospitals and providers, these incentive payouts have been well received. Those care providers whom did not receive payments, however, are not as fortunate as this has…

Minnesota Department of Health Sees Electronic Health Management Services

For more Requests for Proposals, view the entire newsletter or our news archive. RFP Title:  Minnesota Department of Health Sees EMR RFP Category: Electronic Health/Medical Records RFP Sponsor:   Minnesota Department of Health Due Date:   12-05-2014 Contact Name:   Lisa Moon Contact E-mail:   lisa.moon@state.mn.us Description:   The Minnesota Department of Health invites interested…

Monmouth County Seeks HIPAA and HITECH Compliance Services

For more Requests for Proposals, you can view the entire newsletter or our news archive. RFP Category: Electronic Health/Medical Records RFP Sponsor: Monmouth County Due Date: 10-22-2014 Contact Name:  Annette Burt Contact Phone: 732-431-7370 x 2926 Description: Monmouth County is seeking proposals to provide HIPAA and HITECH compliance services. The period of services…

MedStar Health Integrates its EHR with CVS

Please find below recent articles regarding recent technology implementations across the healthcare community. For more industry research and news, view our news archive. CVS Caremark announces MedStar Health will integrate their electronic medical records from the health system’s 10 hospitals and 4,000 doctors with CVS pharmacies and 9000 Minute Clinics across the country….

Epic and EHRs Face Harsh Criticism

In 2009 Congress approved the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act), the United States’ first go ahead at encouraging our hospitals and healthcare providers to begin utilizing digital records instead of paper.  Upon completion, the government promised this transition would reap many benefits. Through this…

Hope Clinic Seeks Hardware For Electronic Medical Records and Practice Management System

For more Requests for Proposals, you can view the entire newsletter or our news archive. RFP Category: Electronic Health/Medical Records RFP Sponsor: Hope Clinic, Inc. Due Date: 09-22-2014 Contact Name:   Luke Lenahan Contact Title:   Special Projects Director Contact E-Mail:   luke.lenahan@hotmail.com Contact Phone: 770.883.1112 Description:  Hope Clinic Inc., of Lawrenceville, GA, seeks bids for…

Newsletter – October IT Announcements

Please find below recent articles regarding technology infrastructure changes, implementations and news across the healthcare community. For more industry research and news, view our news archive. Date Sponsor Event 10-03-2014 Castro County Healthcare-Plains Memorial Hospital Plains Memorial Hospital Implements Holon’s HIE Solution 10-02-2014 Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network Scottsdale Lincoln Health…

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