The HIMSS EHR Association, a trade group representing more than 40 EHR vendors, publishes its long-awaited EHR Developer Code of Conduct. The document focuses on truth in advertising principles, patient safety guidelines, data security standards, and a vendor agnostic commitment to interoperability.
Cerner is profiled in an investigative reporting piece on private jet usage by large corporations. Cerner spent $193,759 last year on flights leased through a company controlled by Cerner’s own vice chairman Clifford Illig.
The Center for Technology and Aging and the Partners Healthcare Center for Connected Health have developed a return on investment calculator to help health care organizations assess the intrinsic financial benefits of implementing remote patient monitoring technologies.
A recent drug bust in Alameda County, CA turned up more than sheriffs were expecting as officers found the personal health information of about 4,500 patients from Sutter Health.