Education, personalization, and culture are the three keys to successful electronic health record (EHR) optimization, according to a recent report from KLAS.
A widely used EHR vendor is facing a class action lawsuit worth almost $1 billion in damages, in addition to allegations that its EHR does not meet “meaningful use” EHR incentive Program guidelines.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has spent over $1.1 billion on 138 contractors between 2011 and 2016 in the quest to modernize its EHR system, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.
EHRs can be a powerful tool in fighting hospital acquired infections, as one recent study shows.
A group of Republican Senators are resurrecting an older piece of legislation targeted at reducing certain regulatory burdens built into the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program.
Whenever debates about paper records versus EHRs erupt, parties on both sides of the issue inevitably cite data accuracy and readability as concerns for both formats.