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Article Archive for November 2013

Machine-Assisted Indexing Ensures Compliance

November 29, 2013 – 2:06 am |
Machine-Assisted Indexing Ensures Compliance

The impending ICD-10 coding classification transition presents a challenge not just for hospitals and physicians, but also for other healthcare providers preparing for this “new world” with training. This interesting and timely information was found …

Concerns About EHRs’ Effectiveness Rise

November 29, 2013 – 2:02 am |
Concerns About EHRs’ Effectiveness Rise

Earlier this year the AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference featured a panel of speakers who hosted a session titled, “Life After HITECH: Health IT Policy 2.0”. According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation article “Electronic …

Technology Partner Choices Must Be Made Carefully

November 28, 2013 – 2:06 am |
Technology Partner Choices Must Be Made Carefully

UnitedHealth Group has recalled software used in hospital emergency departments in more than 20 states. This was because of an error that caused doctors’ notes about patient prescriptions to drop out of their files.
According to the reports, …

Finding the Value

November 27, 2013 – 2:02 am |
Finding the Value

With all that is going on in the world of health care (e.g., ICD-10 conversion, electronic medical records, and the new government healthcare program), it is hard to imagine adding to that load. However, sometimes …

EHRs are Passing the Tests

November 26, 2013 – 2:06 am |
EHRs are Passing the Tests

The Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC) has achieved all three Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements for its in-house-built electronic health record (EHR) module. This achievement is setting new bars for the non-profit health world. Information Week Healthcare …

Is the System Broken?

November 22, 2013 – 2:06 am |
Is the System Broken?

Many are wondering about the effectiveness of the Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control (HCFAC) program, which received a healthy budget in 2012 to prevent and reduce healthcare fraud and abuse. This interesting news was found …

Convenience is Winning Them Over

November 22, 2013 – 2:02 am |
Convenience is Winning Them Over

While some reports suggest that physicians and other healthcare professionals have remained resistant to emerging electronic medical record (EMR) technology, a new report from Manhattan Research suggests otherwise. According to ReferralMD.com’s Jonathon Govette, author of “EMR—Electronic Medical Records Going Mobile,” …

Still Looking for Roadblocks

November 21, 2013 – 2:06 am |
Still Looking for Roadblocks

The fairness of the federal incentives for electronic health record (EHR) users is being questioned, and according to the Medical News Today article “Effective Electronic Health Records Require Medicare Incentives, Says AMA,” it is with …

Addressing the Fraud Issues

November 21, 2013 – 2:02 am |
Addressing the Fraud Issues

Another report of fraud came to us from KWTX in their article, “Cameron: Shredded Hospital Documents Focus Of Investigation.” Central Texas Hospital, in Cameron, Texas, is under investigation for possible fraud. The FBI and local …

Consistency is Critical

November 20, 2013 – 2:04 am |
Consistency is Critical

Data Commons recently announced that it was utilizing the Healthcare Professional Profile by MedBiquitous as a core component of its technology infrastructure. This infrastructure is designed to enable faster processing of data about health professionals from multiple …

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