This is EHR survival of the fittest and only well designed EHRs will survive. Did you choose a survivor or, better yet, a thriver?
When will provider organizations demand open platforms to unleash health IT innovations for patients and providers?
Department of Defense EHR system goes commercial as the DoD moves forward with the intent to acquire a commercial EHR solution.
A question: What is the opposite of health IT return on investment? The answer: Unintended financial consequences, or UFCs, for short.
“No aspect of health IT entails as much uncertainty as the magnitude of its potential benefits.”
Dr. Edmund Billing describes why open platforms are the key to health IT interoperability and how APIs are starting to become a reality in healthcare.
Edmund Billings, MD explains how the lack of health IT interoperability is a flawed business model that stifles innovation and the benefits of open APIs.
Edmund Billings, MD, explores the recent Rand Report results and discusses reversing the law of unintended consequences of the EHR system
Is Healthcare IT In A Dysfunctional Relationship with Healthcare? Dr. Billings explores the RAND Report’s recent findings on the performance of healthcare IT
Is Achieving ROI on EHRs a Reality or Fantasy? Expected cost savings and productivity benefits associated with EHR implementation have not materialized. Why Not?
Dr. Billings explores the costly darkside of EMR implementations significant maintenance, development and consultancy costs after implementing an EMR system
2012 Medscape survey says physicians prefer VistA Enterprise EHR Over Epic Systems based on 21,000 physicians in 25 specialties evaluating enterprise EHRs
CPOE is the cornerstone of Meaningful Use and how CPOE implementation and adoption requires proven design, adoption and change management.
When it comes to healthcare IT systems decisions, healthcare organizations often ask a key question: Should we buy it or should we build it ourselves?