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POCP Health IT Resource Library

Electronic Health Records

Articles and Blogs


Lack of Training is Core Cause of Physician EHR Usability Complaints
Michael Burger, HIT Perspectives, September 2019

Three Essential Trends to Include in Q4 Planning
Brian Bamberger, Biopharma Insights, September 2019

CDS Hooks Can Use FHIR APIs to Trigger Robust Decision Support in EHRs
Michael Burger, HIT Perspectives, June 2019

POCP Comments: CMS-9115-P: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Interoperability and Patient Access for Medicare Advantage Organization and Medicaid Managed Care Plans, State Medicaid Agencies, CHIP Agencies and CHIP Managed Care Entities, Issuers of Qualified Health Plans in the Federally- Facilitated Exchanges and Health Care Providers
Tony Schueth, Federal Register, June 3, 2019

POCP Comments: 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program; RIN 0955–AA01
Tony Schueth, HealthIT.Gov, June 3, 2019

8 Impressions from HIMSS 2019
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, March 2019

10 Thoughts About the New Proposed Rules from ONC and CMS
Point-of-Care Partners Team, HIT Perspectives, March 2019

Legislation, Proposed Rules and Part D Guidance to Affect Electronic Prescribing and EHRs
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, January 2019

14 Health IT Game Changers
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, January 2019


High Impact: Opioid Legislation Effects ePrescribing, ePA and PDMPs
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, November 2018

Looking Back at 2018 Predictions: How’d We Do?
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, November 2018

Regulations and EHRs: All Pain and No Gain?
Michael Burger, POCP Blog, September 27, 2018

Six Interoperability Trends to Watch
Michael Burger and Jocelyn Keegan, HIT Perspectives, September 2018

The Time is Right for Medical Electronic Prior Authorization
Michael Solomon and Jocelyn Keegan, HIT Perspectives, September 2018

Improving Drug Price Transparency: Progress and Opportunities
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, September 2018

EHR Vendors: Are You Ready for Standards Changes Coming Soon to ePrescribing?
Michael Burger, POCP Blog, August 23, 2018

State and Federal Regulations Continue to Target the Opioid Epidemic and Part D Prescribing
Keith Fisher, R.Ph. and Michelle Soble, R.Ph., August 15, 2018

Thumbs Up at this ePrescribing Checkpoint!
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, June 2018

How Account Teams Can Help Ambulatory Physicians Succeed in the Era of Value-Based Care
Brian Bamberger, Biopharma Insights, June 2018

Medicare Announces New Requirements Affecting EHRs
Michael Burger, POCP Blog, May 24, 2018

10 Takeaways from HIMSS
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, April 2018

The Impact of Cost on EPCS Adoption
Michael Burger, HIT Perspectives, April 2018

Apple’s New App for Personal Health Information: Is It a Game Changer?
Brian Bamberger, Biopharma Insights, April 2018

Top Trends to Watch in 2018
Brian Bamberger, Biopharma Insights, February 2018

e-Prescribing Showing Return on Investment for Diabetes Care
Michael Burger, POCP Blog, January 31, 2018

Trends to Watch in 2018
Tony Schueth, HIT Perspectives, January 2018


Five Health IT, Opioid-Related Trends Impacting Electronic Health Records
Tony Schueth, HealthTech Zone, September 26, 2017

Do We Really Need a National Patient Identifier?
Michael Burger, POCP Blog, July 27, 2017

FHIR Sets the Stage for Targeted Applications for Payers and Providers
Tony Schueth, HealthTech Zone, April 21, 2017


Integrating EHRs and PDMPs: A Trend for 2017
Connie Sinclair, RPh, HISTalk, December 21, 2016

Experian and NCPDP Launch New Patient Identifier
Keith Fisher,  November 2016

A National Patient Identifier: An Idea Whose Time has Come Again
Michael Burger, November 2016


Why Care About the EHR Interoperability Brouhaha?
Brian Bamberger, November 2015

Information Blocking: A Hot Potato in Washington
Tony Schueth and Michael Burger, June 2015

Interoperability, Value-Based Care and the War on Painkillers to Drive ePrescribing for Controlled Substances
Tony Schueth, February 2015


Interoperability: The Glass is More than Half Full
Tony Schueth and Michael Burger, December 2014

Presentations and Reports

The Draft Trusted Exchange Framework and U.S. Core Data for Interoperability Overview
Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), January 18, 2018

Effective Strategies To Help Customers Use Their EHR to Improve Quality of Care
Brian Bamberger, May 23 2017.  CBI e-Rx and EHR Conference, Philadelphia, PA

White Papers, Webinars & Case Studies

Value of Health Information Exchange from Payor’s Perspective
Presented on November 6, 2013 to the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT’s “Payor Community of Practice”


Other Resources