Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE)

Clinical IT

Senate Bill Mandates e-Prescriptions to Fight Opioid Crisis

March 1, 2018
A group of senators have introduced the Every Prescription Conveyed Securely (EPCS) Act to combat opioid overdoses by requiring electronic prescriptions for controlled substances...
Interoperability & HIE

Kibbe to Step Down as CEO of DirectTrust

Feb. 21, 2018
David Kibbe, M.D., M.B.A., announced he would step down as president and CEO of DirectTrust at the end of the year.
Alert Fatigue
Clinical IT

At Sentara Healthcare, Combating Alert Fatigue with Enhanced Clinical Decision Support

Feb. 1, 2018
Leaders at the 12-hospital health system knew that while medication alerts should improve patient care, unhelpful alerts may be viewed as “noise” by providers and rarely lead ...
Payers & Providers

Does NDSC Acquisition Signal a “Change?”

Jan. 29, 2018
NDSC is being acquired by Change Healthcare, which places greater pressure on the payor vs. provider side of clinical decision support.
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Interoperability & HIE

Healthcare IT: Where Did it Come From and Where is it Going?

Jan. 12, 2018
Dan Brown's book, Origin, offers some interesting insight on where cognitive computing is taking healthcare IT