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Add Ons Reduce Need to Replace EHR System

June 28, 2013 – 12:06 am |
Add Ons Reduce Need to Replace EHR System

In order to meet Meaningful Use standards set forth by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services many hospitals are upgrading their EHR systems while failing to plan for costs and temporary lapses in EHR …

Health Exchanges Benefit from Medical Indexing

June 28, 2013 – 12:04 am |
Health Exchanges Benefit from Medical Indexing

One of the greatest benefits of electronic healthcare records is the universally accessible nature of electronic data and what this means for the quality of care that patients receive.  The Medcity News article, “Putting Competition …

Electronic Healthcare Records Increase Cyber Liability

June 27, 2013 – 12:06 am |
Electronic Healthcare Records Increase Cyber Liability

The use of electronic medical records are a requirement of the Affordable Care Act, but the sensitive nature of both electronic and medical data has some wondering if the medical community is prepared for the …

The Time Has Came for Nurses to Hang Up the Little White Hat and Pick Up an iPad

June 27, 2013 – 12:04 am |
The Time Has Came for Nurses to Hang Up the Little White Hat and Pick Up an iPad

The days of the nurse in the crisp white uniform and tiny white hat carrying a clipboard are long gone. Today’s medical professionals wear a variety of colors and carry an iPad, Tablet or other …

Health Care Professionals and Patients Require Patience During EHR Transitions

June 26, 2013 – 12:04 am |
Health Care Professionals and Patients Require Patience During EHR Transitions

The media has been filled with news of EHRs both praising improvements and criticizing failures with very little focus on the middle ground. That is about to change as The Marietta Times article “Doctors’ Office …

Linda Kloss Provides Insights on ICD 10 Transition

June 26, 2013 – 12:04 am |
Linda Kloss Provides Insights on ICD 10 Transition

In a recent interview with EHR Intelligence, Former CEO of AHIMA Linda Kloss sat down with Jennifer Bresnick to discuss the ICD-10 transistion. The article, “ICD-10 ‘Update’ Will Bring Lessons and A Wealth of Data: …

Optimizing Your ePrescriptions

June 25, 2013 – 12:04 am |
Optimizing Your ePrescriptions

In 2012, 44% of prescriptions were transmitted electronically, an 8% growth over the previous year.   Using an eRx system can track all of a patient’s prescriptions, alerting the provider to possible interactions, as well as …

Applications Ease Burden of EHR Compliance

June 25, 2013 – 12:02 am |
Applications Ease Burden of EHR Compliance

The adoption of bigger and better EHR systems can have prohibitive costs that are difficult to meet, but the use of complementary software applications can improve the functionality of systems already in place and curtail …

Digital Healthcare Conference Highlights Improved Patient Care

June 24, 2013 – 12:06 am |
Digital Healthcare Conference Highlights Improved Patient Care

Speakers at the Digital Healthcare Conference recently held at the University of Wisconsin—Madison showed that the transition to electronic medical records has saved patients’ lives, even if streamlined workflow and reduced costs have yet to …

Georgia Health Information Network Up and Running

June 24, 2013 – 12:04 am |
Georgia Health Information Network Up and Running

Georgia Direct, the first phase of the Georgia Health Information Network’s initiative for sharing medical information securely between facilities and providers, is in use across the state, according to the WABE 90.1 story “Medical Records …

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