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Article Archive for February 2013

Standardized Medical Indexing Improves EHR Intersystem Communication

February 28, 2013 – 12:06 am |

Properly formatted EHR data is vital to the efficient and accurate exchange of data between healthcare providers.  The EHR Intelligence article, “EHR Interoperability, Innovation at the VA: Peter Levin Q&A,” elaborates on difficulties experienced by the U.S. Department …

Eliminate Unnecessary EHealth Worries with Reliable EHR Providers

February 28, 2013 – 12:02 am | One Comment

The changes that are about to take place in the health care industry may be costly, but there are some aspects that could greatly improve the doctor/patient relationships of the future. The Politico article “Feds’ …

A Retrospect On Automation

February 27, 2013 – 12:06 am |

Medical coding is a big issue for healthcare providers.  The United States government has been involved in monitoring and regulating it to find the best practices.  Back in 1997, the National Committee on Vital and …

Automated System Needed to Deter Erroneous Pricing Episodes

February 27, 2013 – 12:04 am |

A $36 million lawsuit settlement was awarded to the state of Texas for pharmaceutical companies inflating drug prices causing them to overpay for Medicaid reimbursements. The pharmacies directly involved are Pfizer, Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals. …

A Better Plan to Combat Fraud is With an Automated Sophisticated System

February 27, 2013 – 12:02 am |

There was a plea to CMS from a bipartisan group of senators urged the Obama administration to stop any plans to formally identify Medicare fraud. This activity was instigated following a report that the effort …

EMRs Boost Quality of Care for Children International

February 26, 2013 – 12:04 am |

Electronic Medical Records are helping Children International  to deliver “Record-Breaking Health,” according to the charity’s News & Feature’s page. This organization, which provides critical assistance to poverty-stricken families around the world, is now using electronic medical records …

Professionals Can Eliminate Transitional Jitters By Implementing EHR Software In Advance

February 26, 2013 – 12:02 am |

Despite the amount of benefits that will be gained by utilizing EHR, the affirmation that the transition must take place by 2014 has some medical professionals feeling ill at ease. The Panorama Consulting article “Is …

Healthcare Industry Concerns Evolve into Healthy Obsession for EHR Software

February 25, 2013 – 12:06 am |

The health care industry headlines have been obsessed with EHR/EMR software, but the points are becoming repetitive. The long term positive influence has been proven to outweigh initial cost issues repeatedly, yet some providers are …

Patients Benefit from Reliable EHR Software even in ICU

February 25, 2013 – 12:04 am | One Comment

There is a new debate in regards to EHR systems and this one takes place in the ICU. The iHealth Beat article “NEJM Commentary Supports Using EHRs in Critical Care Decisions” stresses the potential benefit …

EHR Implementation Requirements: Real or Rumors

February 25, 2013 – 12:02 am |

Finding correct information about paperless regulations and requirements can be tricky, and rumors persist surrounding the government’s plan for implementation. Many believe that all dentists must go digital by 2014, but according to a recent …

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