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Article Archive for February 2017

The Abuse of Copy and Paste in EHRs

February 28, 2017 – 2:06 am |
The Abuse of Copy and Paste in EHRs

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) recent study, “Examining the Copy and Paste Function in the Use of Electronic Health Records” is looking at the widely-used and controversial copy and paste functionality in …

Healthcare Compliance is Challenging

February 28, 2017 – 2:04 am |
Healthcare Compliance is Challenging

When talking about fraud, intent is key. Allegations of fraud or other criminal activity generally only arise if there is evidence that there was a deliberate effort to bill improperly, or there was some reckless disregard. Healthcare …

Behavioral Healthcare In the Middle

February 28, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Behavioral Healthcare In the Middle

Health plans that support patient-facing functions are seeing higher rates of electronic health record (EHR) adoption at covered behavioral healthcare clinics. They are playing a huge role in promoting health IT and EHR adoption in behavioral …

The Cost of History

February 27, 2017 – 2:02 am |
The Cost of History

Patients in the United States are supposed to have easy access to electronic copies of their medical records. However, the cost of copies can prevent people from getting this information when they need it. This …

Healthcare on the Horizon

February 24, 2017 – 2:06 am |
Healthcare on the Horizon

We are already nearing the end of just the second month and 2017 is looking to bring a mixed bag of ups and downs depending on whether you are a service provider, a medicine manufacturer, …

Paying the Price

February 24, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Paying the Price

In an effort to avoid a lawsuit over billing practices, one Northeast Florida orthopedic clinic has agreed to pay the federal government nearly $4.5 million in fines. The Florida-Times Union brought this news to us in …

Making It Meaningful

February 23, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Making It Meaningful

There are frequently stated challenges to the implementation of electronic health record (EHR) systems. But are they even that much of a challenge? Health Data Management brought this news to us in their article, “Why implementing EHR …

How Effective is ICD-10?

February 22, 2017 – 2:04 am |
How Effective is ICD-10?

One physician ponders the value and validity of ICD-10 in practical healthcare. Our current disease classification system, ICD-10, is used as an example of what he sees as an imperfect tool. This interesting information came to …

Using Technology For Safety

February 22, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Using Technology For Safety

There are steps providers can take to improve electronic health record (EHR) patient safety. EHR Intelligence brought this news to us in their article, “How Healthcare Providers Can Improve EHR Patient Safety.” Installing updated software and …

Better Documentation Improves Value

February 21, 2017 – 2:04 am |
Better Documentation Improves Value

Physicians face more and more pressure to produce clinical documentation that is more accurate, complete and compliant, while simultaneously maintaining their focus on patient care and satisfaction. It is a vicious circle. Without better clinical documentation …

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