Home » Headlines » Currently Reading:

Morning Headlines 6/10/13

June 9, 2013 Headlines No Comments

When e- stands for enemy: Installing e-medical records systems costly, frustrating

An office manager from a solo practice in North Carolina discusses the growing cost and frustration HITECH is having on managing a small practice.

Parkland researchers develop system to flag those in danger of death

Researchers at the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation are profiled by a Dallas newspaper for their work with  predictive surveillance and population health management.

Olympic Medical Center: Progress made in digital conversion

Port Angeles, WA-based Olympic Medical Center CEO Eric Lewis discusses the hospital’s recent Epic go-live, describing the experience as “kind of like going from a landline to an iPhone.”

April 2013: EHR Incentive Program

According to a monthly update released by CMS, $14.6 billion has been paid to hospitals and providers since the EHR incentive program started in 2011.

View/Print Text Only View/Print Text Only

HIStalk Featured Sponsors


Subscribe to Updates



Text Ads

Report News and Rumors

No title

Anonymous online form
Rumor line: 801.HIT.NEWS



Founding Sponsors


Platinum Sponsors































































Gold Sponsors















Reader Comments

  • richie: Wonderful topic (I'm biased as I strive to implement systems I'd want, prior to my own long-term care becoming imminent)...
  • richie: Thanks Ed, I'm impressed by your ability to pursue new endeavors....
  • Melissa: I have enjoyed your posts every month, and have followed you through your life changes as well as mine. Thank you for a...
  • Edward Marx: That would make for a good post! Let me think on it and look for me on LinkedIn....
  • Rebecca: Thank you, Ed. I always looked forward to your posts - they were a validation to me that you don't have to have to be a...
  • Lee David Milligan: Rob: thanks for the comment. Agree with your point re: unique expectations and complexity....
  • Shelly: Thank you Ed for taking the time to invest in the industry as you have done - with this blog as a sounding board for CIO...
  • Appreciatve: Thanks,, Ed. This was a very nice piece, and telling of what you cherish most. There is one topic that I am not cert...
  • Rob Price: Excellent information and quite consistent with my experiences since 1999 working with three different software companie...
  • Cosmos: Thank you for the interesting article. FYI - the terms "Severe Sepsis" and "Septicemia" are no longer in common use, ...

Sponsor Quick Links