• Israeli wearables company integrates with Epic EHR

    Biobeat, a wearable remote patient monitoring company, completed its integration with Epic, as it looks to expand into the U.S. healthcare market.
  • What health systems think of Epic, Cerner

    Epic Systems received 88.7 out of 100 on overall performance in a report on customer perceptions from KLAS Research, while Cerner received a 67.6.
  • Illinois hospital receives $1M grant for EHR install

    Jacksonville (Ill.) Memorial Hospital is receiving a $1 million grant to install an EHR system, My Journal Courier reported Aug. 2. 
  • Do more with your EHR: How interoperability innovation is easing patient + staff burdens

    Digital transformation can start with what you already have. Experts are urging leaders to build on this common tool for improved patient experience & access — watch here.
  • How UNC Health's Epic InBasket pilot will inform the way AI is used in EHRs

    UNC Health has been piloting Epic's artificial intelligence tool that drafts clinician responses to patients' questions and comments for over a month, and the health system's team traveled to Epic's headquarters to discuss strategies for future AI innovations within EHRs.
  • Sutter Health joins Epic, Microsoft GPT-4 pilot

    Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health is piloting Epic and Microsoft's generative artificial intelligence tool that automatically drafts message responses.
  • Missouri hospital to rebrand, transition to Epic

    Cape Girardeau, Mo.-based SoutheastHealth will be renamed and transition to an Epic EHR system as it enters into an affiliation with St. Louis-based Mercy, Southeast Missourian reported Aug. 2. 
  • House passes $1.9B in funding for Cerner EHR install at VA

    The House passed appropriations legislation that would give the VA $1.9 billion for its Cerner EHR modernization program if it is signed into law, FedScoop reported Aug. 1. 
  • VUMC clinicians appointed to Epic board

    Twelve faculty members from Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical Center have been appointed to serve two-year terms on specialty steering boards for EHR vendor Epic Systems. 
  • EHR work linked to clinician burnout among all specialties

    A July 20 study published in JAMIA found that higher levels of EHR stress were associated with higher levels of burnout among physicians in all specialties. 
  • What hospitals think of Cerner in 2023

    Oracle Cerner customers reported challenges with the revenue cycle, poor communication and reliability issues, as the software scored a 67.6 in a 2023 performance report from KLAS Research.
  • How many MyChart messages UW Medicine has charged for

    Seattle-based UW Medicine began charging for MyChart on June 27 and said only about 250 messages have incurred a fee, Crystal Gail Rose Kong-Wong, MD, family medicine physician and associate medical director at UW Medicine Primary Care, told Becker's. 
  • Bill aims to give Maine hospital $9M for EHR

    A bill has been proposed to give Cary Medical Center, based in Caribou, Maine, a $9.8 million grant to get an EHR system. 
  • The EHR vendors hospitals, health systems are choosing

    EHR giants Epic Systems, Oracle Cerner and Meditech are continuing to add hospitals and health systems to their rosters. Here is a look at the hospitals and health systems getting new EHR vendors and who they are switching to in 2023:
  • Cerner in the last 30 days

    Here are five times Becker's reported on EHR vendor Oracle Cerner in the past month.
  • Hospitals, health systems enhancing their EHRs

    Hospitals and health systems are adding new software, tools and tech upgrades to their EHRs to build upon their systems' offerings. 
  • How MyChart charges affect the number of messages clinicians receive

    Hospitals and health systems have begun seeing that their physicians have little time during work hours to reply to patient messages, leaving them to attend to this duty after work during "pajama time." This has caused some organizations to start charging for some of these messages so they can lower the volume their staff receives — but is this working?
  • What health systems think of Epic in '23

    Epic clients are pleased with the EHR's interoperability and customer experience, though its cost leaves something to be desired, according to a 2023 performance report from KLAS Research.
  • Top 6 EHRs for health systems, per Black Book Research

    Black Book Research ranked the top inpatient EHRs for health systems for 2023 based on surveys of 18 performance indicators conducted between the second quarter of 2022 and the third quarter of this year.
  • Kansas medical center granted $759K to upgrade EHR

    Parsons, Kan.-based Labette County Medical Center is receiving a $759,600 grant to help purchase upgrades to its EHR system, KSNT reported July 25. 
  • New $900M Essentia hospital integrates Epic with patient TVs

    Patients at the new $900 million Duluth, Minn.-based Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center will be able to access educational and interactive content in their room's television

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