In a recent poll of dissatisfied ambulatory EHR users, 81 percent of respondents reported that they will replace their original EHR solutions within the next 12 months. Practice Fusion, Care360 Quest, Vitera, Cerner, Greenway, ChartLogic, GE Healthcare, and athenahealth were the vendors respondents identified as most likely to win replacement business.
ONC publishes a progress report on its Federal Health IT Strategic Plan for 2011-2015. The report outlines the milestones ONC has accomplished thus far in pursuit of its original goals.
In Australia, a new decision support system implemented in the ED of The Alfred Hospital results in a 21 percent reduction in medical errors during a 33-month trial period.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles will hold its third annual symposium addressing big data analytics and emerging use cases in medicine.