CommonWell members: Epic’s point-to-point interoperability doesn’t cut it

CommonWell members: Epic’s point-to-point interoperability doesn’t cut it An obvious goal of health IT companies is to continue developing electronic health record (EHR) systems to become more interoperable and enable them to communicate with one another. A struggle between and EHR vendor and CommonWell Health Alliance is not helping the cause. A representative from Epic…

ICD-10 readiness still underwhelms

ICD-10 readiness still underwhelms Believe it or not, the newest survey produced by the Workgroup of Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) regarding ICD-10 readiness actually supports the fact that the delay has had a negative effect. According to the report, readiness by vendors has not fluctuated much since August 2014. Without much gain over 8 months,…

What’s your EHR wish?

What’s your EHR wish? A big question many have is, what do you want to change about your electronic health record (EHR) system? Obviously, there are many providers who are unhappy with the performance and/or outcomes of their EHR, but IT companies cannot always make improvements without knowing the issues. Would you prefer less data…