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Health Information Technology Strategies

June 21, 2021 – 2:06 am |

As hospitals, health systems and payers navigate the new landscape, improvement strategies are expanded to address both meaningful use requirements and ICD-10. There are advantages to clinical documentation that can be realized.
With ICD-10 documentation strategies, …

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Technology Can Improve Both Patient and Caregiver Experience

June 22, 2021 – 2:06 am |
Technology Can Improve Both Patient and Caregiver Experience

Using voice recognition and virtual assistant technology to simplify electronic health record (EHR) documentation can improve the patient experience. EHR Intelligence brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, “athenahealth Taps Voice Recognition Tech for EHR Documentation.”

athenaOne Dictation users will now have access to Nuance’s conversational AI platform, Dragon Medical, which helps reduce documentation time and ideally clinician burden. The collaboration is prompted by advances in speech technology that have proven to increase productivity, allowing physicians more time to focus on patient care.

This integration will give physicians the ability to document and navigate patient encounters by using voice commands. Then patients who want to be fully engaged in their health and care can do so within context.

There is hope that this will also reduce the incidents of physician burnout. A recent survey report highlighted the fact that 40 percent of clinicians experience burnout. The integration of the conversational artifical intelligence (AI) platform will free up clinician’s time from laborious documentation processes that take away from the patient-provider experience.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Access Integrity, delivering advanced technology solutions for full and complete compliant processing of medical transactions to the healthcare industry.

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Telehealth in the Future

June 22, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Telehealth in the Future

In just over a year, nearly every part of our lives have been ushered into a new era. However, no industry was impacted more than healthcare by the COVID-19 pandemic. Health IT Analytics brought this …

Preserving the Value of Your Data

June 22, 2021 – 2:02 am |
Preserving the Value of Your Data

Data has always been valuable, but with the overwhelming amount now available to healthcare organizations, it has never been more crucial for hospitals and health systems to use a cohesive data analytics solution to make …

Burnout Isn’t Going Away

June 21, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Burnout Isn’t Going Away

It is estimated that one in every three doctors experiences burnout at any given time, more than double the rate of the general population. As physician burnout reaches epidemic levels, concerns are growing within the medical community …

Using EHRs to Track COVID-19 Data

June 21, 2021 – 2:02 am |
Using EHRs to Track COVID-19 Data

Tracking data has been a challenge since the COVID-19 pandemic started. Contract tracing household patient data from electronic health records (EHRs) has proved to be beneficial at tracking transmission. Will it be used to track …

Healthcare Information Technology Career Opportunity

June 18, 2021 – 2:06 am |
Healthcare Information Technology Career Opportunity

We are always excited to share news with our readers about career opportunities stemming from digitization, coding, electronic health records (EHRs), healthcare information sciences, and the like. Even if you are not in the market for …

Health Exchanges Improve Interoperability

June 18, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Health Exchanges Improve Interoperability

Remote, rural healthcare has always been a challenge with both access and technology. It’s hard for providers in remote locations to deliver high-quality and coordinated patient care without a rural health information exchange (HIE). The …

Safe Use of Telehealth

June 18, 2021 – 2:02 am |
Safe Use of Telehealth

Because of the surge in the use of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as expectations for continued growth, the Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council has released guidance on safeguarding patient data during remote care encounters. …

Smart Clothes

June 17, 2021 – 2:06 am |
Smart Clothes

Emerging technologies continue to change and improve our world, both at work and at home, in business and in healthcare. Medical Design & Outsourcing brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, “Smart …

Health Careers and Technology

June 17, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Health Careers and Technology

As health information technology (HIT) continues to be of critical focus across the global continuum of care, a variety of new and revamped roles in healthcare are continuously emerging and evolving in scope. Most of …

HIT and COVID-19

June 17, 2021 – 2:02 am |
HIT and COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak accelerated the nation’s effort to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) into medical care. Hospitals continue to grasp onto experimental technologies to relieve an unprecedented strain on their resources. STAT brought this interesting information to our attention in …