Tag Archives: EHR

EHR Market Dominance Can Influence HIE Usage

Dive Brief: A new analysis of national data from 2012 and 2013 has revealed how market dominance of EHR vendors impacted hospitals’ engagement in health information exchange (HIE). The study published in Health Affairs found hospitals using the dominant EHR of their region engaged in an average … Continue reading

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Survey Shows Nearly All U.S. Hospitals Using EHR’s to Manage Patient Care

According to data from a new survey released today at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., nearly all of the nation’s hospitals have adopted certified electronic health records (EHRs). … Continue reading

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Epic Systems Wins $940M for Infringement of Intellectual Property

Epic Systems Corp. has won $940 million in a judgment against a Mumbai-based information technology company and its U.S. subsidiary for infringement of its intellectual property rights. A federal court jury in Wisconsin found in favor of Epic on all … Continue reading

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Next Edition of Electronic Health Record Technology Certification Criteria Issued

The HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today issued proposals for the next edition (the “2015 Edition”) of electronic health record (EHR) technology certification criteria. This proposed rule marks the first time ONC has proposed … Continue reading

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