HIMSS launches a platform designed to help hospitals substantiate the value of healthcare IT investments by collecting hundreds of case studies that demonstrate EHR related safety, quality, or financial improvement, and then creating a nice data visualization that lets you explore the information.
Citing a wealth of conflicting studies that base their findings on non-standardized research methodologies, the Institute of Medicine proposes a standard framework to help providers identify and quantify both the costs and benefits of EHR implementation.
The FDA is looking for contractors to help it begin mining EHR data for signs that a post-market drug may be causing unknown adverse events.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, an Epic hospital, earns HIMSS Stage 7 designation for both its hospital and 14 of its associated ambulatory offices. 2.2 percent of US hospitals and 1.2 percent of ambulatory practices have now achieved Stage 7 designation.