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3-14-2012 5-47-18 PM

KLAS looks at customer satisfaction by EMR specialty and identifies  internal medicine as the most satisfied specialty, followed by family medicine, pediatrics, and OB/Gyn. Ophthalmologists were the least satisfied. Of the fully rated vendors, Cerner and Epic were found to offer the most comprehensive and highly rated EMR solutions across multiple disciplines.

3-14-2012 6-13-29 PM

Thirteen employees of The Everett Clinic (WA) are fired on HIPAA violations and the practice is still investigating another 11 employees. The 400-physician practice reports that it suspects violations of 55 patient records, which were viewed by 43 employees; some employees, however, may have had a legitimate reason for viewing the records and may be cleared. The snooping employees were flagged by a newly installed electronic monitoring system.

3-14-2012 8-00-06 AM

Surescripts awards Pulse Systems its White Coat of Quality for prescription accuracy and completeness.

Sales of EMRs grew an estimated 14.2% in 2011, making it a $17.9 billion market.

3-14-2012 7-57-36 AM

Northwestern Health Sciences University (MN) selects BackChart EHR for its University clinics.

AHRQ proposes a 27-month, $793,456 information collection project focused on assessing how HIT affects the quality of care in small to medium-sized physician practices.

3-14-2012 7-54-40 AM

AHIMA, MGMA-ACMPE, and several other healthcare groups introduce informational brochures to promote the understanding and use of PRHs among consumers and clinicians.

Greenway Medical Technologies announces its first quarterly results as a publicly traded company: revenue up 30% to $29 million, EPS –$0.01. Shares closed Tuesday at $13.75, up from February’s IPO price of $10 but down from their high of just over $15.00 on March 1.

Medical billing and EHR provider Zeus Healthcare appoints Larry Havelis CEO. Havelis previously served as VP of sales for Quest Diagnostics and VP of sales for Allscripts.

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