Evolution of EMR Technology: A View Into Development and Adoption

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Man's evolution

Our health system has experienced an unprecedented change in the past decade. A mere 8 years ago in 2008, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) (2016) reported … [Read more...]

Web APIs: The Answer to Interoperability?

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Unlocking information sharing

This week marks the last week of tax season! Luckily, for me, filing taxes has always been a pretty simple task. I gather all of my necessary paperwork and within a matter of hours I am able to file … [Read more...]

The Future of EHRs: Back to Basics?

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Stacks of medical files

If I had a dime for every time I heard someone in the medical field complain about tedious data entry in their EHR, let’s just say I would have a lot of dimes. This complaint isn’t new, in fact over … [Read more...]

Regulation vs Innovation: The Battles of a Certified EHR in a Meaningful Use World

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In the past five years, EHR technology vendors and providers have been struggling with the numerous regulatory requirements, from PQRS and eRx programs to Meaningful Use, value-based modifiers, ICD-10 … [Read more...]

EHRs in the New Age of Population Health Management

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Recently I accompanied my 84-year-old dad to his geriatrician appointment. My dad is fortunate to have an experienced, caring, compulsive primary care physician to manage his congestive heart failure … [Read more...]