#Electronic Health Records


OptimizeRx Co. (NASDAQ:OPRX) Insider Sells $1,130,516.58 in Stock

OPRX opened at $98.00 on Friday. OptimizeRx Co. has a 52-week low of $19.13 and a 52-week high of $98.15. The company has a market cap of $1.73 billion, a P/E ratio of 816.67 and a beta of 0.66. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $71.65 and its 200-day moving average price is $59.17.
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MicroHealth LLC Climbs to #21 in the WBJ Top 75 Fastest Growing Companies

VIENNA, Va., October 22, 2021 ( - MicroHealth, LLC announces its recognition by The Washington Business Journal (WBJ) as No. 21 on the 2021 list of the Top 75 Fastest Growing Companies with an average growth over the previous three years of just over 76%. This ranking is up 29 places over MicroHealth's 2020 placement at No. 50. The WBJ's Top 75 is a sought-after recognition and MicroHealth is honored to be among the growth leaders in privately owned companies. Here is the link to the list of honorees.
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VA contractor Cerner to lay off 150 workers in November — report

Cerner Realization Campus, formerly Marion Laboratories, in Kansas City, MO. The company behind the Department of Veterans Affairs’ and Department of Defense‘s Electronic Health Records modernization programs will lay off 150 workers in November, according to a report. In an email obtained by the Kansas City Star newspaper, Cerner CEO...

UCI Team Develops Recommended Practices for Study of Adverse Drug Events Using Electronic Health Records

University of California, Irvine researchers have developed recommended practices for evaluating evidence generated from adverse drug event studies that use electronic health record databases. Their findings are published online in the Journal of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. The availability of extensive electronic health record (EHR) databases offers opportunities...

Drugmakers Get FDA Guidance for Submitting Real-World Data

Drugmakers on Thursday received insight on how they can transform real-world evidence into tangible data for studies supporting FDA product approval applications. The Food and Drug Administration’s draft guidance includes recommendations on how to include these data sources in regulatory submissions in compliance with the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Real-world data include indicators of a patient’s health status or the delivery of health care, gathered from electronic health records and billing activities, according to the FDA.

The New Normal in Healthcare

Our lives are increasingly reliant on technology and data. Our health care is no exception. But we’re still trying to figure out how to utilize our data for efficiency, documentation, and usability: essentially crafting Smart Health information technology (IT). All patients and providers in our system are best served by data that informs our actions, illuminates challenges, and gives a full picture of the health of our community.
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Total Brain Brings New Clinical Platform to the Behavioral Health and Addiction Treatment Markets; Offers Game-Changing Stress Management Tools

The new Total Brain clinical platform is in response to clinicians asking for a robust set of actionable data. Further, the new platform includes the introduction of the Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Measurement coupled with Total Brain's Resonant Breathing exercise for patients to better manage "in the moment" stress, and for addiction patients to quell related "in the moment" cravings. The result: improved patient outcomes and a reduction in the frequency of patients calling into clinicians when they are in a craving or stress-related crisis.
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VA launches commission to find top health official

The Department of Veterans Affairs established a commission this week to recommend a new Veterans Health Administration undersecretary. The official in question, a presidential appointee that must be confirmed by the Senate, would lead and manage the VHA. Part of the position's duties would entail helping oversee its beleaguered electronic health records modernization project.

Electronic Health Records Software Market 2021 Industry Growth Statistics, Share, Consumer Insights and Key Companies Analysis- Drchrono, ADP AdvancedMD, Greenway, HealthFusion

Electronic Health Records Software market report provides an in-depth analysis of global market growth, country-level market size, market share, and market segment scope. The report contains competitive landscape, value chain optimization, trade procedures, current developments and identify outcomes of global market companies. Electronic Health Records Software Market report shows prospects analysis, strategic market development analysis, product launches, area marketplace expanding and industrial revolutions of top key players.

VA seeks full 2022 funding for health record project, despite six-month pause

House appropriators are concerned that the Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking to fully fund its program to switch from its homegrown Vista system to Cerner's commercial electronic health record in 2022, despite having unspent funds from fiscal year 2021. Implementation of the 10-year Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program...

What If Apple Reimagined The Electronic Health Record?

Chief Strategy Officer at ClearDATA, providing comprehensive cybersecurity solutions to make healthcare work better every single day. Thirty-six billion dollars and over a decade later, the HITECH Act signed by President Obama to motivate the implementation of electronic health records (EHR) in the U.S. created some unintended consequences. The goal of increasing EHR adoption by physicians, whether it be in the hospital, ambulatory or medical practice settings that they work in, has largely been achieved, with nearly 90% adoption across these settings. The goal of moving from paper records to digitizing the medical record by physician documentation of the patient encounter through the EHR is another return on this investment.

Accelerated Growth Levels Position MicroHealth Among the D.C. Region's Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2021

VIENNA, Va., October 22, 2021 ( - MicroHealth LLC progressively achieves high ranking among private companies in the Greater D.C. area by Inc. 5000. On its Regionals list of 2021 Fastest-Growing Private Companies, MicroHealth, a health IT company, placed 123rd. "Even during an unprecedented year, our team drove a level of growth that has earned us a spot on a coveted list with innovative, successful businesses that call the D.C. region their home," said MicroHealth's CEO, Dr. Frank Tucker. The company has seen a 300% revenue acceleration in the last three years. Inc. 5000 has recognized and showcased MicroHealth's sustainable growth and development since 2016.

Integrating Social Determinants of Health Into Risk Prediction Models

In a recent study, researchers examined how different social determinants of health (SDoH) impact risk prediction models. “We’ve been interested in risk prediction for some time. My particular interest is in helping identify patients who have social risks and getting to the services they need to address those risks. Risk stratification of modeling is a key first step in that process,” study co-author Joshua Vest, PhD, of the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health told HealthITAnalytics.
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Enable the next generation of patient care with Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare

The connection between patients, care teams, and data is fundamental to delivering the best possible outcomes. Health organizations are investing in new care services, like virtual visits, home health, and remote patient monitoring, that allow them to connect with patients and provide an experience that is well-informed with essential health data. In meeting with our customers every day, we know that health organizations continue to have increased focus on how to accelerate their digital agendas to better serve their patients, and empower employees, while at the same time find ways to reduce costs and time to value. Our customers are clear that they need industry specific cloud services tailored to their needs and challenges.

The Benefits of Patient Kiosks

Patient check-in kiosks are devices through which patients can check themselves in without any front-office interactions. Patient check-in kiosks can reduce patient wait times, function as facility maps, and expedite patient payments. Although patient check-in kiosks improve the patient experience in myriad ways, their impersonal feel, potential for downtime and...