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Top Ambulatory EHR Systems by Hospital Implementation

EHR system implementation has been on the rise over the past 10 years. This is, at least in part, attributed to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Meaningful Use initiative that began in 2011. Under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, eligible providers…

Managing Patient Care Big Data
How to Leverage Big Data for Patient Care Management

The healthcare industry is in the midst of a rapid structural evolution, with a growing emphasis on “big data” gathering and utilization. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is a primary catalyst in promoting many of these changes, specifically regarding quality and clinical data reporting. Though many CMS…

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Top 10 Hospitals Implementing Epic EHR

Epic is the largest provider of EHR systems in the United States, accounting for more than 30 percent of all inpatient and ambulatory systems. As hospitals and care facilities continue to utilize electronic data sharing, and hospitals implement multiple EHR systems across inpatient and ambulatory departments, there could be a greater…

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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…

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