Medscape EHR Report: Top 5 Most Widely Used EHRs by Physicians

Top 5 Most Widely Used EHRs by Physicians

Epic, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, NextGen and MEDITECH have been named the most widely used EHRs by physicians, according to Medscape’s 2016 EHR Report. Epic continues to dominate the EHR market for hospitals and health systems at 28% representing 48% of users—more than three times as many as Cerner (13%), its next largest competitor. Missing from this year's list is Allscripts, which dropped out of the top five altogether driven by its 2012 decision to drop its small practice software, My
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Riverside University Health to Spend $53M on Epic EHR Implementation

Riverside University Health to Spend $53M on Epic EHR Implementation

 Riverside University Health System (RUHS) in Moreno Valley, California will reportedly spend $53 million to implement Epic's EHR in its 439-bed medical center, 10 health centers and several primary and specialty clinics throughout Riverside Country, according to InternetHealthManagement. The Epic implementation roll-out will first start at Moreno Valley Medical Center and then to other facilities over a period of months in a phase approach. “With an EHR, patients receive care that is safer,
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OCHIN Launches Real-Time Healthcare Data Aggregation System Acuere

Acuere

Nonprofit health IT, research and data innovation organization, OCHIN has launched Acuere, a real-time healthcare data aggregation system that allows health care organizations to enhance care delivery and improve business operations. Developed through a partnership with HIT Impacts, OCHIN, and Health Choice Network (HCN), Acuere lets organizations drill down into data, helping users simplify and operationalize population health and care coordination strategies while leveraging this data to lower
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HCCA/Southern Inyo Healthcare District to Implement OpenVista EHR

Medsphere OpenVista EHR

Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) announced this week it will implement Medshpere's OpenVista EHR in Southern Inyo Healthcare District (SIHD) to manage and support the hospital’s information technology. HCCA contracted with SIHD in January 2016 to reopen, manage and operate the hospital after financial problems forced its closure in late 2015.SIHD is the safety-net provider for a unique rural and outdoor adventure area that encompasses the city of Lone Pine, California, and is the
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HIMSS Analytics Awards Sansum Clinic with Stage 6 Award

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HIMSS Analytics has awarded Sansum Clinic with a Stage 6 award on the EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM). EMRAM is a methodology for evaluating the progress and impact of electronic medical record systems for ambulatory facilities in the HIMSS AnalyticsTM database. Sansum Clinic is the largest independent nonprofit healthcare organization between the Los Angeles Basin and the San Francisco Bay Area. HIMSS Analytics Stage 6 BackgroundA Stage 6 designation by HIMSS Analytics indicates that an ambulatory
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Advance Directives Integrates With Get Real Health’s PHR Platform

InstantPHR® Platform

Get Real Health, creator of the patient engagement platform InstantPHR® and the data aggregation and Dallas, MyDirectives has announced a PHR partnership for digital emergency, critical and advance care planning service.Making MyDirectives available through InstantPHR empowers healthcare consumers to easily and quickly share vital information with doctors about who can speak for them during a health crisis if they cannot communicate, in addition to their medical treatment goals, preferences and
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Translational Software Launches FHIR-Based Pharmacogenomics API

Translational Software Launches FHIR-Based Pharmacogenomics API

Translational Software®, Inc., (TSI) a company using genetic data for clinical decision support and precision medicine, today has unveiled a new Application Programming Interface(API) that enables health systems, labs and software developers to accelerate development of PGx-enhanced applications. Sanford Health – one of the largest integrated health systems in the nation – is one of the first health systems to use the API via integration with Epic.Developed using the Fast Healthcare
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Can Artificial Intelligence Reduce “Notification Overload” for Clinicians?

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One of the unintended consequences of moving healthcare onto EHRs has been an increase in time spent reviewing a much-increased volume of messages for the clinician. EHRs were supposed to simplify and streamline the in-office and in-hospital workflows, but what has happened instead has been “notification overload.” A recent article published in JAMA showed that, for primary care physicians, managing EHR notifications costs about an extra hour of work per day. In a fee-for-service environment,
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Elation Health Lands $15M to Expand Its Physician Practice EHR

Elation Health

Elation Health (formerly known as ElationEMR) , a SF-based health tech startup has raised $15 million in Series B funding led by DFJ, with participation from angel investors including former president and CEO of Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Martha Marsh; and co-founder of Quora and creator of the Facebook Platform and Facebook Connect, Charlie Cheever. The company was founded by siblings Kyna and Conan Fong. Kyna, previously a professor at Stanford, and Conan, a former healthcare consultant,
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NIH Awards Montefiore Physician $4.5M to Advance Kids’ Asthma Care with EHR

NIH Awards Montefiore Physician $4.5M to Advance Kids' Asthma Care with EHR

Attending physician Dr. Marina Reznik at Montefiore has received a new $4.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study kids’ asthma care management in primary care with the use of their EHR.The five-year research study aims to increase adherence to national asthma management guidelines and improve clinical outcomes for children with the chronic illness. The project will also assess whether a practical system change might help children and caregivers in urban areas adhere
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