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Article Archive for August 2016

Quality Control Underway

August 31, 2016 – 2:06 am |
Quality Control Underway

The U.S. Defense Department (DoD) Inspector general will soon be conducting the first in a series of security audits of the U.S. Army’s electronic health record (EHR) system. Healthcare IT News brought this interesting news to us …

It is Easier in the Cloud

August 31, 2016 – 2:04 am |
It is Easier in the Cloud

A recent Forrester report showed cloud adoption in the US technology market for 2016 and 2017 has hit a tipping point. This comes after two years of slowing growth. Another report from Gartner found that healthcare providers …

The Future with MACRA

August 31, 2016 – 2:02 am |
The Future with MACRA

What is Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)? And with all of its quality metrics, rules and timelines, what does it mean for Medicare payments? The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) likely knows …

Savings from EHRs

August 30, 2016 – 2:04 am |
Savings from EHRs

Using an advanced electronic health record (EHR) has the potential for significant per patient savings. Health IT Outcomes brought this news to us in their article, “Significant Savings Possible Through Advanced EHR Use.”
Per patient savings can …

The Next Phase of ICD-10

August 30, 2016 – 2:02 am |
The Next Phase of ICD-10

Though it seems like the ICD-10 coding classification just went into effect, it is almost a year old and a new deadline is looming. When October 1, 2016 arrives, coding will need to be of …

Bringing the Patient into the Circle

August 29, 2016 – 2:04 am |
Bringing the Patient into the Circle

Patient-generated health data is one of the goals of the Affordable Care Act and the Meaningful Use initiative. It is also one area that creates much uncertainty as a result of the challenges its use presents …

Flexible Documentation Options

August 26, 2016 – 2:06 am |
Flexible Documentation Options

An electronic health record (EHR) integrated mobile speech solution has been released by Entrada. It will provide caregivers with options for capturing and editing dictations and returning the documentation directly into patient encounter templates within a clinic’s …

Fighting the Good Fight

August 26, 2016 – 2:02 am |
Fighting the Good Fight

According to the Department of Justice (DOJ), over 300 people have been charged already this year in health care fraud sweeps across the country with fraudulent billings totaling $900 million. This interesting news came to us …

Finding the Guilty

August 25, 2016 – 2:04 am |
Finding the Guilty

In the fight against fraud, another offender was sentenced to 37 months in prison for his role in a multimillion-dollar health care fraud scheme in the greater Tampa, Florida, area. This news came to us from eNews …

Are We There Yet?

August 24, 2016 – 2:06 am |
Are We There Yet?

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was passed in 2009, allocating $30 billion to provide Americans with electronic health records (EHR). Has that goal been achieved yet? A recent study in …

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