Current Headlines

  1. EHR-Based Clinical Trial Network Launched
    5/21/2015

    The aim of the partnership is to simplify physician searches for appropriate clinical trials.By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. HIMSS Survey: Nurses ‘Won’t Go Back To Paper’
    5/21/2015

    According to a survey conducted by HIMSS in honor of Nurses Week, the majority of nurses wouldn’t go back to the way records were before EHR implementation. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Medication Management System Improves Operational Efficiency At Erlanger
    5/21/2015

    Omnicell technology will aid patient safety and help Erlanger reach their operational goals By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Physician Practices Begin Billing Medicare For Chronic Care Management Services
    5/21/2015

    Kryptiq, a market leader in population health management, today announced that innovative provider organizations have begun using Central Worklist, its cloud-based care team tasking engine, to bill Medicare for chronic care management (CCM) services. These clinics will be among the first to participate in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) CCM program.

  5. Hospital For Special Care Achieves Industry Recognition For Patient Centered Specialty Care
    5/21/2015

    The Autism Center at Hospital for Special Care (HSC), an Allscripts client in New Britain, CT, USA, is the first organization to receive the Patient Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) recognition for Autism from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

  6. Pilot Sees 15.7% Reduction In Readmission Rates
    5/20/2015

    Increased enrollment in community health programs spurs inclusion of Maryland HIE. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. U.S. Health Data Quality Below Par
    5/20/2015

    According to Johns Hopkins University researchers, clinical data registries in the U.S. are substandard. By Katie Wike, contributingwriter

  8. eRx Prescribing Program Payouts On The Rise
    5/20/2015

    CMS says incentive payments under the e-prescribing program totaled over $390 million in 2013. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. DSE 2016 Announces ‘Call For Speaker Proposals’
    5/20/2015

    Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the leading conference and trade show for digital display and interactive technology, announced that it is now accepting speaker proposals for its all-new 2016 educational conference taking place March 15-17, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

  10. Surescripts Standardizes On Splunk Software To Target Healthcare Fraud
    5/20/2015

    Splunk Inc., provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, recently announced that Surescripts, the nation’s largest health information network, has standardized on Splunk software for information security and risk management to continue its crackdown on healthcare fraud.

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