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...
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...
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...
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...
Health IT companies and innovators offer a number of different types of EHR technology and EHR-integrated health IT solutions to the provider community. These tools include everything from patient portals to voice recognition software, and they all aim to help providers deliver high quality care to satisfied,...
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