Electronic Health Records
  • House Passes Bill on VA Cerner EHR Implementation Oversight

    May 23, 2018 - Congress will potentially have greater oversight of the VA Cerner EHR implementation, as the Veterans’ Electronic Health Record Modernization Oversight Act of 2017 (HR 4245) continues to move through the legislative process. The House passed HR 4245 earlier this week with a voice vote, and was moved on to the Senate and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Under the...

  • How Health Data Exchange Prepares Clinicians for Care Challenges

    May 21, 2018 - Without access to health data exchange, clinicians risk missing out on key patient information and running into problems with adverse drug reactions, duplicative testing, and medication errors during care delivery. Providers at hospitals and health systems nationwide face unexpected challenges that necessitate immediate health data access for quick clinical decision-making. Natural disasters...

  • VA Signs $10B Cerner EHR Implementation Contract

    May 18, 2018 - VA has signed a $10 billion Cerner EHR implementation contract to replace its homegrown legacy VistA system after months of ongoing negotiations. “I am pleased to announce we have signed a contract with Cerner today that will modernize the VA’s health care IT system and help provide seamless care to Veterans as they transition from military service to Veteran status, and when they...

  • Cerner Impersonator Convicted of $19M Health IT Fraud Scheme

    May 17, 2018 - Suresh Mitta of Richardson, Texas has been convicted in a federal jury trial of impersonating Cerner Corporation in a $19 million health IT fraud scheme, according to an announcement from the Western District of Missouri’s Department of Justice. Mitta was found guilty of a single count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, following a November 2016 federal indictment. Mitta was the Chief...


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Epic Systems May Win Dismissal of Additional Class Action Lawsuit

A class action lawsuit brought against Epic Systems by quality assurance workers who claimed they were illegally denied overtime pay may be dismissed by a federal judge because of the recent Supreme Court decision that upholds Epic’s arbitration...

How DirectTrust Can Aid Providers with FHIR, Health Data Exchange

Healthcare organizations leveraging DirectTrust can also use the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard for more seamless and secure health data exchange, DirectTrust explained in a recent webinar. FHIR defines a web application...

Senate Passes VA Mission Act to Improve Health Data Exchange

The VA Maintaining Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (MISSION) Act of 2018 — which includes policies meant to improve health data exchange between VA and the private sector — recently gained congressional approval....

Can Enhancements to Patient EHRs Tailor PDMP Risk Indicators?

Being able to sort data within patient EHRs, implementing maps that show distances between patients, prescribers, and pharmacies, and having graphical displays of patients’ controlled-substance prescription use could all potentially help...

House Passes Bill on VA Cerner EHR Implementation Oversight

Congress will potentially have greater oversight of the VA Cerner EHR implementation, as the Veterans’ Electronic Health Record Modernization Oversight Act of 2017 (HR 4245) continues to move through the legislative process. The House...

ONC EHR Innovation Challenge to Streamline Safety Reporting

A new ONC EHR innovation challenge prompts health IT developers to create solutions that ease safety reporting for providers to reduce administrative burden and optimize EHR-related safety. Specifically, the Easy EHR Issue Reporting Challenge...

athenahealth Shareholder Urges Health IT Company to Pursue Buyout

Another investment company with stake in athenahealth is urging athenahealth’s board of directors to consider selling the health IT company, according to a recent filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Janus Henderson...

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