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."
January 30, 2018
Chris Nerney

Failure of ambulatory care practices to fully utilize EHRs hurts healthcare system, study says

Only 27 percent of respondents to an ambulatory care survey indicated they are maximizing use of EHR functionality.
January 30, 2018
Chris Nerney

Cedars-Sinai transformation officer sees “great strides” in EHR interoperability

“When you give providers comparative information … they often respond by reducing their prescribing of low-value care.”
December 18, 2017
Chris Nerney

Pew, AMIA ask Congress to restore ONC funding for EHR reporting program

Trump budget cuts would eliminate 21st Century Cures Act provision aimed at helping providers choose an EHR platform.
November 27, 2017
Chris Nerney

The business and technology obstacles to healthcare interoperability

"Why would I want to share data with my competitor when I’ve been trying to keep data from him for about 10 years?”
November 26, 2017
Chris Nerney

EHR data can help identify patients most at risk for falls

Analysis by West Virginia University researchers links age, gender, and chronic health problems with risk of falling.
November 14, 2017
Chris Nerney

Post-acute providers struggling with electronic data sharing

Black Book survey shows 86 percent of long-term care facilities aren’t sharing digital health information.
October 23, 2017
Chris Nerney

Only 9 percent of providers compliant with ONC's 2015 EHR data access certification

eHealth Initiative survey also shows increase in patients requesting to see and add to EHR data.
October 18, 2017
Chris Nerney

As EHR use grows, so do EHR-related malpractice claims

Poor integration of clinical data, accessibility issues, and user design problems among systems-related claims catalysts, study shows.
October 10, 2017
Chris Nerney

Survey shows healthcare pros generally positive about their EHRs

But respondents indicate that interoperability "leaves much to be desired."