Today’s EHR and HIT news includes several new product announcements from OmniMD as well as customer acquisition news from MedAptus. In other news ZyDoc, a New York-based medical informatics company, announced that its Clinical Data Repository application has been selected as a finalist in the Sanofi 2013 Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge [Read more…]
UMass Memorial Health Care is undertaking an electronic medical record integration project of incredible scope. Known as Cornerstone, the project is a multi-year, multi-entity corporate initiative to implement common patient clinical and financial systems and to reduce variability in processes and workflows across the system. Currently in full design and implementation mode and continuing over the next four years, the way UMass Memorial collects, views, shares, manages, and interacts with all patient information will drastically change and improve.
“Cornerstone integrates all of the clinical and financial patient information from the various electronic systems throughout the five-hospital UMass Memorial Health Care enterprise into one,” said Karen Marhefka, associate chief information officer and executive leader of the Cornerstone project. “With our patients at the epicenter, we are building this solution with the emphasis on clinical data interoperability, quality improvement and efficiency for our patients, our providers, and our administrative functions.” [Read more…]