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Blog posts tagged with Open Systems

  • The Art of Listening Shapes the Latest Release of Wand

    Faisal Mushtaq
    December 11, 2012

    Since we launched the Allscripts Wand™ application for the iPad® in April, response has been tremendous. Nearly 7,000 clients have used Wand to enable support staff to enter patient data into the Allscripts EHR from the iPad. Then, physicians told us loud and clear they need a few more features. Read more…

  • I’m a Diabetic Cyborg and Proud of It.

    A. Doran
    November 30, 2012

    When I was a freshman in college I came down with a nasty cold. The cold symptoms went away but not the fatigue, weight loss and constant thirst…and I mean constant. I had an appointment at the health center later on, but my 8:00 am class professor told me in no uncertain terms that I should go that morning. Thank goodness she was one of the favorite professors I had there, and I was a little scared of her (in a good way), so I went early. Read more…

  • Shareable Ink in the Spotlight, Producing MU with Allscripts Open Architecture

    Suzanne Cogan
    November 19, 2012

    “As I had hoped, with a little innovative, outside-the-box thinking, we succeeded in getting technology to work for us without changing our practice to suit the technology.” Read more…

  • A Developer’s Perspective on Winning with Open Systems

    Brock Heinz
    October 16, 2012

    EDITOR’S NOTE: On September 28-29, Allscripts hosted a Health 2.0 Codeathan in our Chicago headquarters, challenging developers to connect their applications to Allscripts EHR. Brock Heinz of Spaulding Clinical connected his cloud-based EKG system to the UAI and saved EKG documents into a patient’s records in only 2.5 hours. Here’s Brock’s take on why open architectures are so important for healthcare IT. Read more…

  • The Stakes are High for Allscripts Open App Challenge

    Tina Joros
    October 09, 2012

    The energy just surged at the Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco with Allscripts announcement about our Open App Challenge. The program motivates developers and vendors to “Start a Revolution” with apps that tap into Allscripts Open EHR software and improve patient outcomes in a measurable way. The stakes are high with more than $750,000 in prizes. The overall winner takes home $250,000. Read more…

  • Improving Patient Handoffs at University Hospitals

    Michele Bambauer
    August 10, 2012

    Most Electronic Health Record users are forced to wait for the next upgrade to extend their system’s functionality. At University Hospitals in Cleveland, we’re fortunate to use Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM), an EHR that gives us a lot more flexibility. Read more…

  • Toward a learning health system

    Rich Elmore
    July 12, 2012

    This past year, I took a leave of absence from Allscripts to serve as the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) coordinator for Query Health, an Open Government Initiative that is establishing standards, policies and services for distributed population queries of clinical records. Read more…

  • Learn from Two HIE Success Stories (webcast)

    Todd Stein
    July 05, 2012

    Innovative workflow solutions play a key role in the deployment of connected healthcare. Two industry thought leaders recently got together to discuss their experience in this area: Read more…

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