The New York Times runs an article criticizing the HITECH act as government waste lining the pockets of special interest groups. It goes on to villainize vendor executives, specifically Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman, suggesting that lobbyists for the industry pushed the legislature through Congress.
GetWellNetwork announces 30 percent growth in revenue, 50 percent growth in employees, and a 57 percent increase in new beds during 2012.
465-bed Phoenix Children’s Hospital adds Sunrise Ambulatory, Sunrise Financial Manager, and Allscripts Community Record to its existing Allscripts platform.
A systematic literature review of the effect of CPOE on medication errors finds that processing a medication through a CPOE system decreases the likelihood of an error occurring by 48 percent.