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Article Archive for December 2016

More Delays for Prison EHR

December 30, 2016 – 2:06 am |
More Delays for Prison EHR

In 2013, the federal court-appointed receiver who controls California’s inmate health care system approved a project to replace the state’s paper-based records with an electronic system. After years of delays, the new system will not be …

Fraud Has Consequences

December 30, 2016 – 2:02 am |
Fraud Has Consequences

A federal jury has found a Tampa woman guilty of helping orchestrate a multimillion-dollar Medicare fraud scheme. Tampa Bay Times brought this news to us in their article, “Tampa woman convicted in multimillion-dollar Medicare fraud scheme.”
The …

Personally Invested

December 29, 2016 – 2:04 am |
Personally Invested

Electronic health records (EHRs) are gaining strong adoption by providers, and studies reveal that this is driven by features such as predictive analytics systems and telemedicine. Information Week brought this interesting information to us in their …

Data Protection

December 29, 2016 – 2:02 am |
Data Protection

Identify theft is a growing problem in the United States and abroad. As security upgrades continue to roll out among America’s millions of credit cards, identity thieves are taking the path of least resistance, which …

Engaging Patient in Their Care

December 28, 2016 – 2:04 am |
Engaging Patient in Their Care

A large multi-specialty group practice affiliated with Columbia University Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian in New York will use a mobile patient engagement platform from HealthGrid to connect with patients. Health Data Management brought this news …

Securing the Data

December 28, 2016 – 2:02 am |
Securing the Data

Here’s another instance of medical record data being held ransom after a computer system was hacked. Marin Medical Practices Concepts provides medical billing and electronic medical records (EMR) services to many Marin physicians. They paid …

Mental Health Getting Some Attention

December 27, 2016 – 2:06 am |
Mental Health Getting Some Attention

There are lessons to be learned from the U.S. Army’s efforts to come to grips with the upsurge in war-related behavioral conditions over the past 13 years. The Harvard Business Review brought this news to …

Digital Data in Healthcare

December 27, 2016 – 2:02 am |
Digital Data in Healthcare

Medical charts look nothing like the messy folders stuffed with papers and indecipherable doctor scribbles of yesteryear, or just ten years ago. Electronic health records (EHRs) are the new standard in medical care. Tech Republic brought …

Making EHRs Work for You

December 26, 2016 – 2:06 am |
Making EHRs Work for You

One of the primary goals of electronic health records (EHRs) is having patients be more engaged in their healthcare. As meaningful use incentives step up the pressure for patients to have more access to their health …

Patients Are Engaging in Their Care

December 26, 2016 – 2:02 am |
Patients Are Engaging in Their Care

Traditional methods of digital patient engagement by healthcare providers usually involve a patient portal to allow patients access to their health records. Despite the interest in digital health tools like mobile apps and wearables, patient portal …

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