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  • Briefing Congress on the importance of interoperability

    Stephen Nuckolls
    June 16, 2016

    Editor’s note: On June 7, 2016, Allscripts client Stephen Nuckolls, CEO of Coastal Carolina Health Care (New Bern, North Carolina, U.S.A.), was a panelist at a Congressional briefing on interoperability hosted by the EHR Association. This blog post shares some of his comments at the briefing, which covered successes and areas for improvement with health information technology. It’s an honor to share with Congress a first-hand account of how we’ve used electronic health records (EHRs) Read more…

  • Safer medications, FHIR and more in the new issue of Continuum magazine

    Tom Lynch
    June 09, 2016

    Readers have responded with interest to our new magazine, Continuum. Created for healthcare professionals, it features industry insights and Allscripts client success stories. In the 2Q 2016 issue, you’ll find articles that address some of healthcare IT’s most pressing questions: How can we help deliver safer medications? Teams of clinicians at Atlantic General Hospital Read more…

  • That moment a nurse never forgets

    Kerry D. Bruning
    May 05, 2016

    Every nurse has at least one eye-opening experience that changes them forever. One of mine happened in a pediatric oncology unit almost 20 years ago. I was taking care of a seven-year-old boy, Jack*, who was recovering from a bone marrow transplant. Weakened by intense radiology and chemotherapy treatments, he had been unresponsive for several days. Despite his illness, Jack was an optimist. He was raising money to buy a bicycle so he could ride home from Read more…

  • Top 3 reasons to visit Allscripts at HIMSS 2016

    John Sage
    February 24, 2016

    Will you be joining us in Las Vegas, Nev., U.S.A. for HIMSS 2016? Whether you’re a client, a partner or simply interested in learning more about what Allscripts has to offer, be sure to stop by the Allscripts Booth at HIMSS 2016 (Booth #2612).You’ll have the opportunity to hear from Allscripts thought leaders, meet with clients and see live demonstrations of our solutions. Here’s a sample what you can expect to find from Allscripts at the booth: Read more…

  • Liberate the data: 3 approaches to advance health care

    Stanley Crane
    February 22, 2016

    I love the phrase “liberate the data” and what we are doing to accomplish that lofty goal. But if we liberate the data – with appropriate security and auditing – what problems would it help solve? There are three big reasons to liberate healthcare data: #1 – Give patients access to their own healthcare data. Read more…

  • CIO perspective, analytics and more in the new issue of Continuum magazine

    Tom Lynch
    February 19, 2016

    2016 is an important year for the healthcare industry, as clinicians look to Health IT organizations to deliver the innovation and insights they need to provide smarter care. Interoperability, precision medicine, actionable data – these aren’t just buzz words, these are the key drivers that will shape health care. Created for healthcare professionals, our magazine, Continuum, features industry insights and Allscripts client success stories. Read more…

  • How to get the most value from Allscripts Client Experience (ACE)

    Jennifer MacGregor
    January 27, 2016

    Our annual user conference, Allscripts Client Experience (ACE), draws thousands of clients and industry leaders each year. We talked with Lori Lee Bereti, RN, a clinical informatics specialist at Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada) about her first experience at ACE. She offered some helpful tips about how to prepare for the event. Read more…

  • HCPLAN summit discusses next steps in journey to value-based care

    Matthew Fusan
    November 18, 2015

    The Health Care Payment and Learning Action Network (HCPLAN) recently held its first summit in Washington, D.C. I joined about 250 healthcare industry leaders at this event, which demonstrated that this group will play a significant role in shaping health care’s transition from fee-for-service to value-based-care models. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) created the HCPLAN earlier this year towards the goal of moving 30% of Medicare reimbursements to alternative payment models in 2016 and 50% by 2018. Read more…

  • Interoperability, precision medicine and client success featured in Continuum

    Ariana Nikitas
    November 06, 2015

    2015 has been a year of great promise and progress for the healthcare industry. The recent announcement of Meaningful Use Stage 3 will strengthen efforts toward health data exchange in the United States. True interoperability will enable more predictive, personalized approaches to health care, such as precision medicine. We’re sharing industry insights and client outcomes through our magazine, Continuum. Highlights in the second issue include: Read more…

  • Continuum: New magazine features healthcare outcomes and trends

    Ariana Nikitas
    August 25, 2015

    Because our clients consistently innovate and exchange best practices, they represent the best and brightest in health care. One of the ways we help fuel their progress is by staying on top of industry trends and highlighting best practices. To further help the healthcare community succeed, we’re sharing these insights and client outcomes through our new magazine: Continuum. Read more…

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