September 18, 2018
Chris Nerney

Providers left out of EHR feedback loop, survey shows

Deloitte study recommends healthcare organizations and tech vendors proactively seek out physician input on EHRs.
August 30, 2018
Chris Nerney

Pew report offers providers tips for reducing risks to patients from EHR usability issues

"There is a dearth of standards and comprehensive best practices that can be employed to mitigate the risk of harm.”
August 24, 2018
Chris Nerney

Finding no 'silver bullet,' RAND urges multiple approaches to matching patient records

Suggestions include developing mobile apps for patients that can securely transfer their health data.
August 08, 2018
Chris Nerney

CMS wants provider offices to be fax-free by 2020

Administrator Seema Verma urges developers to build consumer-friendly apps for Medicare beneficiaries to share their medical data.
August 01, 2018
Chris Nerney

EHRs blamed in Senate health hearing for increasing provider administrative costs

"Electronic health records systems have ended up being something physicians too often dread, rather than a tool that’s useful.”
July 25, 2018
Chris Nerney

Mount Sinai launches biomedical blockchain research center

“We see the potential for blockchain and related technologies to enable applications that support more unified healthcare ecosystems."
June 05, 2018
Chris Nerney

AHRQ review cites numerous "likely" benefits of telemedicine

Federal agency calls for more research into telehealth's costs and potential drawbacks.
April 17, 2018
Chris Nerney

Larger providers eager to modernize EHRs

Cloud-based mobile solutions, telehealth tools, and voice data entry to wish list of survey respondents.
April 06, 2018
Chris Nerney

EHR voice assistant revolution arrives at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Hospital testing in-house tool that uses artificial intelligence and natural language processing to understand and respond to verbal requests.
March 02, 2018
Chris Nerney

Doctors spend more time on EHRs than interacting with patients, study shows

"Family physicians spent more time in direct ambulatory patient care working in the EHR than they spent in face-to-face time with their patients."