Not all EHR use measures are created equally, study finds

A paper published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association found that vendors vary in their development maturity of outpatient EHR use measures. Although Epic, Cerner and Allscripts have developed EHR use measures in client-available platforms, researchers found that athenahealth’s are still in development, and eClinicalWorks…

“Predictive, proactive, preventive care is not just a vision; it’s something that can be done”

Moving towards proactive preventive care, will require a new approach to data governance as there are privacy implications and interoperability considerations. These were discussed at today’s HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event Evening Keynote: ‘Toward Precision Health – Pushing the Frontiers of Privacy, Interoperability and Digital Literacy’. The Speakers were: Mary…

Teladoc completes InTouch Health acquisition

Nearly six months after it was first announced, pre-pandemic – with telehealth now surging at hospitals and practices nationwide – Teladoc Health completed its acquisition of InTouch Health on July 1. WHY IT MATTERS The purchase price consists of approximately $150 million in cash and 4.6 million shares of Teladoc…