17 Vendors Sign EHR Code of Conduct

The Electronic Health Record Association, part of HIMSS, has announced 17 leading EHR vendors have signed its code of conduct.

The EHR Developer Code of Conduct outlines expectations for developers in the areas of general business practices, patient safety, interoperability and data portability, clinical and billing documentation, privacy and security and patient engagement.

The 17 signatories include Allscripts, athenahealth, Cerner, CPSI, Epic, Foothold

Technology, GE Health Care, Greenway Medical, MacPractice, MEDHOST, MEDITECH, Modernizing Medicine, NextGen, Practice Fusion, Siemens, SRSsoft and Versasuite.

EHRA Chair Mickey McGlynn of Siemens applauded the vendors, telling them, "By adopting the code of conduct, your organizations demonstrate leadership and your ongoing commitment to collaborate as trusted partners with customers and the industry."

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