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Kalorama, electronic medical records, market, growth

Kalorama Information expects the nearly 25 billion-dollar market for electronic medical records (EMR) to grow well past the period where there are incentives for U.S. healthcare providers,...

EHRs, outcomes, ischemic stroke, ACC

Hospitals with electronic health records (EHRs) for ischemic stroke patients did not demonstrate better quality of care or clinical outcomes for those patients when compared to similar hospitals...

EMRs, information technology, KLAS, Epic, Cerner, Meditech, progress, usability

Research firm KLAS released a new report on electronic medical record (EMR) usability and product performance over the past two years, revealing how physicians and other users rate various vendors...

Nuance Communications showcased its newest innovations for bringing clinical documentation to smart devices, smart watches and the Internet of things at the 2015 Health Information Management...

Pingmd Inc. announced an extension of the company’s partnership agreement with Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children’s) for integration of the pingmd 2 platform, featuring three new...

interoperability, EHR, location data, geographic, Brian Dixon, Regenstrief

Health information exchange enables clinicians to have secure access to a patient's medical record including details on care received at other locations, but detailed identification of those...

Nuance, physicians, patients, relationship, technology, engagement, survey

The physician-patient relationship still plays a primary role in the overall patient experience despite increasing use of technology, according to a survey conducted by Nuance Communications Inc....

NavisHealth, Engage, Salina Regional Health Center, mobile, patient, app

NavisHealth Solutions Inc. announced the general availability of its mobile patient engagement platform, Engage.

ACC, electronic health records, EHR, Congress, data, blocking

American College of Cardiology (ACC) President Kim Allan Williams Sr., M.D., FACC, issued the following statement in response to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on “...

Merge Healthcare announced it recently acquired DR Systems Inc. for about $70 million. DR Systems is a privately held San Diego-based company in medical imaging information systems.

Peak 10, healthcare IT, information technology, study, mandates, PACS, EHR

Three out of five healthcare IT professionals believe that government mandates are having a negative effect on their industry, according to a study conducted by Peak 10, a national...

The 2014 Best in KLAS report ranks healthcare vendors and their solutions by the professionals who use them—healthcare providers.

KLAS releases scores and analysis regarding solutions for electronic medical record (EMR) interoperability and health information exchanges (HIEs). This, to provide clarity into a market that is...

Only 25 percent of interviewed ambulatory providers report that meaningful use is having a positive impact on patient care. 

August 6, 2014 — Cerner Corp. and Siemens AG announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Cerner to acquire the assets of Siemens' health information technology business unit, Siemens...

Philips Healthcare HIMSS Healthcare Leadership Survey Information Technology HIT

Interoperability, mobile connectivity and technologies that drive real-time actionable information at the point of care will be the focus of health information technology (IT) investments in 2014...

Agfa HealthCare teamed with Dell to integrate Agfa’s ICIS platform with Dell Drive Plus to offer medical image management...

AliveCor Practice Fusion ECG remote wireless electronic medical record patient

AliveCor Inc. announced a partnership with Practice Fusion, a physician-patient community. Physician offices will now be able to import the AliveCor Heart Monitor’s ...

HIMSS Annual Leadership Survey Healthcare Information Technology PACS

The 25th Annual 2014 HIMSS Leadership Survey examines topics crucial to healthcare leaders including IT...

The market for electronic health and medical records (EMRs) is set to experience rapid growth over the coming years, with EMR peer group value estimated to climb from approximately $10.6 billion...