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Thomas Stringham

Co-Founder & CEO, Cientis Technologies and AmericanEHR Partners

For the third consecutive year AmericanEHR’s blog has made the list of the Top 50 Health IT Blogs by CDW Healthcare. Back for the 4th year in a row, releasing our new list during NHIT Week gives us a chance to spotlight the thoughtful contributors who are consistently pushing the conversation forward, lending their expertise, asking…

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To commemorate the launch of National Health IT Week 2016 ONC has released their comprehensive Health IT Playbook with links and tools to help providers use their health IT. The Health IT Playbook also includes a new EHR contract guide called “EHR Contracts Untangled: Selecting Wisely, Negotiating Terms, and Understanding the Fine Print”. This guide…

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The Office of the National Coordinator has kicked off National Health IT Week 2016 by publishing a message from President Obama. The President stressed his administration’s commitment to health IT with the goal of improving people’s health through breakthroughs in innovation and technology: “When clinicians, researchers, individuals, and families have access to the tools, information, and…

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AmericanEHR’s co-founder and CEO, Thomas Stringham, and our parent company, Cientis Technologies, have both been nominated for the Health 2.0 Global Retrospective Awards. As part of the Health 2.0 conference’s 10th anniversary, 4 different award categories will be honoured to recognize top influencers from the world of Health 2.0: Industry Leaders, Tech Companies, Health Care…

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AmericanEHR is proud to be a partner in the advancement of health information technology to help improve healthcare by joining National Health Information Technology Week. National Health IT Week is the premier event offering all healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to unite under one banner, expressing the benefits that health information technology (IT) brings to U.S. healthcare. “The Value…

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ONC recently launched a dashboard listing new transparency information for certified health information technology. This data was released to help purchasers of health IT to access information about costs and limitations they may encounter when implementing and using certified health IT products. Developers must also make a Transparency Attestation indicating whether they will take additional…

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We’re very pleased to announce that the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) has joined AmericanEHR as a Professional Society Partner. The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) is a professional medical society representing more than 14,000 practicing hospitalists in the U.S. dedicated to providing exceptional care to the hospitalized patient. Practitioners of hospital medicine include physicians…

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AmericanEHR Partners has just released their Physicians Use of EHR Systems report. The report is based upon 940 EHR satisfaction survey responses received from clinicians for the period May 30, 2014 and July 18, 2014. The data presented and analyzed in this report not only offers useful insights into a critical challenge that vendors, policy…

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The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) launched The Patient Engagement Playbook during their 2016 Annual Meeting. This tool was designed for health care providers, practice staff, hospital administrators and others who want to leverage health IT, and their electronic health record (EHR) patient portals, to further engage patients in their health and care. The Playbook…

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During their Annual Meeting last Saturday, June 11, 2016, the American Medical Association (AMA) selected three “AMA Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge” winners. The event featured the top five finalists from the challenge who pitched their ideas live to a panel of judges and the audience for an opportunity to receive a share of $50,000 in…

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Healthcare Administrator has made their selections for the Top 40 Health and Fitness Blogs of 2016. Selected blogs were listed by virtue of uniqueness, popularity, usefulness, and creativity. With rising occurrence of illnesses, people are becoming even more desperate to acquire information that will help them on their journey to living healthier lives. Hence, we…

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