Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)
A report from Bain and KLAS sees 80% of chief information officers and other tech leaders boosting their investments in software and digital tools. They've got rev cycle and clinical workflows top of mind, but their AI plans are still coming into focus.
But restarting the paused Electronic Health Record Modernization program will first require a successful deployment at Lovell Federal Health Care Center in Chicago, says Dr. Neil Evans of the EHRM Integration Office.
Electronic health records that deliver suboptimal user experience are more likely to lead to alert fatigue and less likely to catch errors that could impact hospital safety, University of Utah Health research shows.
The payer says its new care management platform built on Salesforce Health Cloud helps understand members' care needs better and other tools reduce the processing time for benefits administration from 24 hours to five minutes.
The connector plane will ensure safe access to health data on consumer apps.
The system is now live at Bundoora Centre and Broadmeadows Hospital.
The Salt Lake City health system cites "significantly higher" provider satisfaction scores as it moves to a single electronic health record. UPMC's switch to Epic for inpatient care by 2026, meanwhile, will be "transformative," says its CIO.
Better EHRs deliver better outcomes. They also protect patients and providers, fuel powerful research and much more. But health systems face many challenges managing data across care settings – one expert offers guidance.
Also, Genea runs an integrated surgery management system powered by Clintel's CareRight.
At the HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum, AHA cyber risk advisor John Riggi said health systems need to prepare now for clinical and operational contingencies as high-impact ransomware attacks increase.