Posts Tagged ‘EHR’

EHR Optimization, Population Health Top Priorities for Health IT Spending

Electronic Health Record (EHR) optimization and population health are high on the spending wish lists of Healthcare Information Technology executives, according to two new industry reports. Electronic Health Records have been implemented in over 95 percent of hospitals, according to the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT. But analysis from KPMG finds healthcare […]

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What is Epic OpTime?

Epic OpTime is Epic Systems’ operating room management system combining clinical and decision support tools with integrated scheduling for the management of hospital operating rooms and ambulatory surgical centers. OpTime is the top ranked surgery management solution in the 2015-16 Best in KLAS report from KLAS Enterprises. According to Epic’s product catalog, OpTime gives users […]

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Patient Electronic Access to Medical Records, Providers Rises Significantly

The paper medical record isn’t dead—yet, but a new report says the vast majority of U.S. hospitals now offer online access to medical records. A July 2016 TrendWatch brief from the American Hospital Association (AHA) shows 92 percent of hospitals in 2015 offered patient’s online viewing of their medical records, compared to 43 percent in […]

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10 Predictions for Healthcare IT in 2016

  Cognitive computing and virtual care are among the big IT trends that will transform healthcare delivery in the next 12-36 months, say industry analysts at IDC, a leading IT advisory firm. The group is forecasting increased adoption of new technologies to improve diagnoses, reduce cost and mortality and personalize the patient experience. IDC Research […]

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Healthcare IT News: 2015 EHR Satisfaction Survey [Infographic]

In its 2015 EHR Satisfaction Survey, Healthcare IT News polled IT management, physicians and clinician end-users who are actively involved with their EHRs, who work in hospital, health system and ambulatory settings, to find out how well their EHRs really work. Healthcare IT News wanted to find the answers to these questions and more: How interoperable is the […]

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Epic Tops List for Community Hospitals Considering EMR Change

For community hospitals looking to upgrade or migrate to new EMR solutions, Epic Systems tops the list in mind share, says the Community Hospital Quick EHR Report 2015 from Peer60. And, according to the report, nearly 20% of community hospitals are actively looking to change their EHR vendor. While Epic leads mind share at 43%, […]

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Nearly 60% More Replacing Their EHR System in 2015

The number of buyers replacing their existing EHR system has increased nearly 60% year over year, according to the 2015 EHR BuyerView survey from Software Advice. "When buyers contact us, we determine whether they are purchasing an EHR system for the first time or replacing an existing system," writes Gaby Loria, market research associate at Software Advice, in […]

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