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."
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.”
November 28, 2017
Chris Nerney

Why cloud-based EHRs are catching on

"We wanted to be in a position to jump in quickly and effectively as population health management becomes the new top-of-mind issue within our system.”
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 16, 2017
Chris Nerney

Inadequate EHRs may be undermining provider Quality Payment Program efforts, survey shows

Nearly three-quarters of survey respondents said their EHR/PHM system vendor does not offer specific QPP management functionality.
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.