• Epic in the last 30 days

    From entering into an agreement with Google Cloud to making its EHR system more compatible with Apple users, here are seven updates on Epic's operations, software products and partnerships reported by Becker's Hospital Review in November.
  • Athenahealth looks to go public again

    EHR vendor Athenahealth is looking to go public just 10 months after it was bought by Bain Capital and another private equity firm for $17 billion, the Boston Globe reported Nov. 28.
  • California hospital swaps Meditech for Oracle Cerner in $12M EHR migration

    Adventist Health Mendocino Coast in Fort Bragg, Calif., is going live with a new Oracle Cerner EHR on Dec. 1.
  • Becker's AI and Hospital Operations Virtual Summit

    CommonSpirit, Intermountain and NewYork-Presbyterian are using AI to reimagine hospital operations with impressive results. See how they're solving staffing challenges and boosting revenue during this two-day virtual summit.
  • Wisconsin behavioral health system uses EHR to advance gender-affirming care

    Oconomowoc, Wis.-based Rogers Behavioral Health has changed its EHR to advance gender-affirming care.
  • California hospital moves to Epic

    Sonoma (Calif.) Valley Hospital is going live with a new Epic EHR.
  • Hackensack's Epic EHR move to Google will create improved interoperability

    Edison, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health is looking to provide a huge opportunity for discoveries that can improve patient care and interoperability with its ongoing collaboration with Google Cloud, Kash Patel, executive vice president and chief digital information officer, told Becker's.
  • Brooklyn health system deals with EHR outages

    One Brooklyn (N.Y.) Health experienced an EHR outage for several days last week, The City reported Nov. 25.
  • More health systems charging for MyChart messages

    A growing number of health systems are starting to charge patients for asking for their physicians' advice through online patient portals, such as MyChart, which is sparking mixed reactions from patient advocates and providers, The Chicago Tribune reported Nov. 25. 
  • Epic making EHR feature available to Apple users

    Epic is updating its EHR capabilities to become more compatible with Apple's Mac operating system.
  • Federal agency to adopt Oracle Cerner EHR

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plans to join the integrated federal EHR under Oracle Cerner in summer 2023, GovCIO Media & Research reported Nov. 22.
  • New partnerships for Epic, Oracle Cerner, Meditech

    Electronic health record vendors Epic, Oracle Cerner and Meditech are adding new partnerships and entering into new agreements with Big Tech companies and startups in order to upgrade their offerings for healthcare organizations. 
  • 6 health systems choosing Oracle Cerner EHRs

    Oracle Cerner continues to be a major player in the EHR market. Here are six hospitals and health systems opting for Oracle Cerner that Becker's has reported on since Sept. 9:
  • 12 health systems seeking EHR talent

    Three of the top vendors hospitals use to participate in the Medicare EHR incentive program are Oracle Cerner, Epic and Meditech, according to ONC data. Here are 12 hospitals and health systems that have posted job listings seeking EHR and IT expertise in these platforms in the last month.
  • Why Epic won't invest in other companies

    Epic has entered into big partnerships this year with Amazon Web Services and Google, and added capabilities to the MyChart app. The company also joined the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement to improve health data interoperability and launched a new life sciences program to streamline clinical research studies and trials.
  • 'Open notes' are here. Are patients reading them?

    Patients can now see most of their physicians' notes about their visits, but not many are taking advantage of this newfound transparency, The Atlantic reported.
  • Two deaths possibly tied to flawed Oracle Cerner VA EHR rollout, House members say

    Three members of Congress wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs expressing concerns that the problematic rollout of the Oracle Cerner EHR at the agency could have played a role in the deaths of two veterans.
  • Raintree rolls out new EHR app

    Raintree Systems, an EHR company for rehab and therapy providers, has released a new EHR app for applied behavior analysis providers.
  • U of Central Florida researchers create algorithm to fill in incomplete EHRs

    Varadraj Gurupur, PhD, an associate professor at Orlando-based University of Central Florida's School of Global Health Management and Informatics, has developed an algorithm that can help fill in incomplete EHRs. 
  • Texas AG to investigate Epic's role in denying patients' access to medical records

    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has launched an investigation into Epic Systems over a policy that allegedly prevents parents from accessing their children's medical records once they become teenagers.
  • What physicians, patients think of charging for MyChart messages

    Cleveland Clinic's plan to charge for MyChart messages requiring clinician time and expertise has been met with mixed reviews from physicians and patients.

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