• Oregon VA system to reset Cerner EHR

    VA Roseburg (Ore.) Health Care System is one of the few VA medical facilities to go live with the Cerner EHR system, but due to its ongoing troubles, it will reset the system to fix its issues, The News-Review reported May 12. 
  • EHR vendor NextGen hit with 7 data breach lawsuits

    NextGen Healthcare, a provider of EHR software, is facing seven lawsuits after a March data breach compromised the protected health information of more than 1 million patients, Bloomberg Law reported May 12. 
  • Indiana health system adds e-check-in tool to Epic

    Mishawaka, Ind.-based Franciscan Health has added electronic check-in options to its Epic EHR system.
  • 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.
  • Community Health Access Network taps new EHR partner

    Newmarket, N.H.-based Community Health Access Network, a network that delivers training and assistance to 250 providers across New Hampshire, Vermont and Texas, is tapping athenaOne as its new EHR partner.
  • Can generative AI revolutionize the EHR? ChatGPT's response vs. hospital IT execs

    Becker's spoke to hospital and health system CIOs about Epic and Microsoft integrating  generative AI into the EHR, and the responses were met with mixed reviews, but when ChatGPT was asked, it said the technology has the potential to revolutionize the EHR. 
  • VA pharmacists say Cerner EHR system increases manual workload

    The Department of Veterans Affairs and Oracle executives testified before Congress on May 9 about the ongoing issues associated with the pharmacy functions of its Cerner EHR system that contributed to the death of a veteran in Ohio, The Spokesman Review reported May 9. 
  • 5 EHR do's and don'ts for residents: AMA

    EHRs are ubiquitous in healthcare and present a great way for resident physicians to free up time to spend at the patient bedside, the American Medical Association wrote May 9.
  • Vets call for end to Cerner rollout at Washington VA hospital

    Veterans Charlie Bourg and Charlie Monroe are continuing a yearslong protest against the Cerner EHR system at Spokane, Wa.-based Mann-Grandstaff Veterans Medical Center, The Spokesman Review reported May 9.
  • 5 hospitals and health systems choosing Epic EHRs

    Below are five hospitals and health systems that launched a new Epic EHR system or announced plans to do so since March 28: 
  • West Virginia hospital spending $65M on Cerner EHR

    Weirton (W.Va.) Medical Center is spending $65 million to upgrade its EHR system to a Cerner one, WTOV9 reported May 9. 
  • Why UC San Diego Health is piloting Epic, Microsoft's AI integration

    A recent UC San Diego Health study found that ChatGPT may be better at providing more empathetic answers to patient questions. Using that information as a catalyst, the health system launched a pilot in which Epic and Microsoft's generative AI technology automatically drafts message responses.
  • A look at Epic's new partnerships

    From teaming up with Microsoft on OpenAI integrations to joining a new health information exchange network, here is a look at where EHR giant Epic is extending its partnerships in 2023: 
  • How Epic, Microsoft plan to use AI to answer patient inquiries

    EHR vendor Epic Systems and Microsoft are training Azure OpenAI on a large collection of information so it can asynchronously draft responses to patient messages for providers, The Verona Press reported May 4.  
  • IT job openings at Epic, Oracle Cerner and Meditech

    The top EHR companies are constantly looking to add IT talent to their teams.
  • Medtech Breakthrough names 4 EHR award winners

    Medtech Breakthrough, a company that awards medtech vendors based on their ability to break out in the market, named its EHR winners.
  • 2 Hawaii hospitals to go live with Epic

    Kealakekua, Hawaii-based Kona Community Hospital and Kapaau, Hawaii-based Kohala Hospital are slated to go live with an Epic EHR system June 1, KWXX reported May 3. 
  • Wellstar to implement Epic at Augusta U as part of acquisition

    Marietta, Ga.-based Wellstar Health System will install Epic at Augusta (Ga.) University Health System as part of the $800 million Wellstar will invest in the system through a merger agreement, the Augusta Chronicle reported May 2.
  • California health system extends EHR partnership

    El Segundo, Calif.-based Pipeline Health extended its contract with Altera Digital Health to use its Paragon EHR system.
  • No golf or alcohol: How Epic runs user group meetings

    Epic founder and CEO Judy Faulkner says the EHR vendor is able to run successful user group meetings without the aid of alcohol or golf.
  • 10 hospitals, 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 10 hospitals and health systems that have posted job listings seeking EHR and IT expertise in the last month.

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