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Article Archive for June 2015

Identifying the Challenges

June 30, 2015 – 2:06 am |
Identifying the Challenges

In 2013, the American Medical Association (AMA) conducted a study in which doctors identified electronic health records (EHRs) as the leading cause of professional dissatisfaction, emotional fatigue, depersonalization, and lost enthusiasm. Usability, or the lack thereof, …

Bringing the Patient and Doctor Together

June 30, 2015 – 2:04 am |
Bringing the Patient and Doctor Together

In a recent survey of physicians about their experience using hospital electronic health record (EHR) systems, over one-third of respondents claimed that using the hospital’s EHR system negatively affected their efficiency and productivity. Healthcare Global …

Test Time

June 29, 2015 – 2:06 am |
Test Time

ICD-10 testing is important to identify any potential problems prior to the implementation in October. However, providers continue to lag behind in testing. This interesting information came from Fierce Health IT in their article, “ICD-10 testing …

ICD-10 and Taxonomies

June 29, 2015 – 2:06 am |
ICD-10 and Taxonomies

In Canada, the implementation of ICD-10 caused an approximate 50% drop in productivity in rates of coding in the health profession. Reports show that a year after implementation, productivity only returned to 80% of the …

What is Next?

June 26, 2015 – 2:04 am |
What is Next?

After decades of experience with ICD-9, we have a certain synergy with it. That comfort level does not yet exist with its successor, ICD-10. Healthcare IT News brought this information to us in their article, “ICD-10: …

Struggling on the Fringes

June 25, 2015 – 2:06 am |
Struggling on the Fringes

Community hospitals, especially the smaller ones, are facing some tough times and tough challenges. Particularly hard hit are rural hospitals, with 50 facilities closing since 2010. Fierce Health Finance brought this news to our attention in …

Final Details

June 23, 2015 – 2:02 am |
Final Details

The ICD-10 implementation deadline is only a little more than three months away. Healthcare providers should be on their last steps of integrating the new coding system within their practice. If the deadline is not …

We Need Electronic Health Records

June 22, 2015 – 2:06 am |
We Need Electronic Health Records

It isn’t about keeping up with the latest technology, but as we get more connected we are demanding more of our medical care. It is very simple. Patients often have multiple doctors, and so it’s …

What About the Vendors?

June 19, 2015 – 2:02 am |
What About the Vendors?

Every provider that has gone through the electronic health record (EHR) implementation process is now aware that all electronic health records are not created equal.  For those that rushed to secure the most possible meaningful …

In Between

June 18, 2015 – 2:06 am |
In Between

In some provider locations, medical coders are working in two worlds – the ICD-9 and the ICD-10 coding classification worlds. This is in anticipation of the change to ICD-10 later this year. Dual coding for …

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