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ICD-Coding Specialist Opportunity

June 30, 2017 – 2:04 am |
ICD-Coding Specialist Opportunity

We are always excited to share news with our readers about career opportunities stemming from digitization, coding, electronic health records (EHRs), healthcare information sciences, and the like. Even if you are not in the market for …

More Benefits of EHRs for Population Health are Identified

June 30, 2017 – 2:02 am |
More Benefits of EHRs for Population Health are Identified

A statewide population health management system in Massachusetts is using electronic health record (EHR) data to monitor and engage HIV patients. This interesting information came to us from Health IT Analytics in their article, “Population Health …

Significant Part of the Process

June 29, 2017 – 2:04 am |
Significant Part of the Process

It is no secret that medical coders play a crucial role in the revenue cycle process, as they help ensure health systems, hospitals and physicians are properly reimbursed for the services they provide. This interesting information …

Whistleblowers are Key to Identifying Fraud

June 29, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Whistleblowers are Key to Identifying Fraud

News of the settlement of a False Claims Act case against a dermatologist and surgeon for $2,681,400 to resolve allegations that he falsely billed Medicare comes as more and more medical fraud cases are being prosecuted. This …

The Value of Health Data

June 28, 2017 – 2:06 am |
The Value of Health Data

Protecting data in electronic health records (EHRs) was an issue long before the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) came along. Protecting health records has actually been a critical requirement in healthcare since computers were …

Vocational Burnout

June 28, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Vocational Burnout

Physician burnout is a major challenge for healthcare organizations. Studies have shown it affects more than 50% of physicians and every specialty. This is affecting the delivery of safe and effective care. Health System Management brought …

Path to Better Security

June 27, 2017 – 2:04 am |
Path to Better Security

A Health & Human Services (HHS) task force recently submitted recommendations to Congress including improvements to electronic health record (EHR) security. EHR Intelligence brought this news to us in their article, “Cybersecurity Taskforce Issues EHR …

EHR Vendor Held Accountable

June 26, 2017 – 2:02 am |
EHR Vendor Held Accountable

In an unprecedented set of events, electronic health records (EHRs) vendor, eClinicalWorks (ECW), will end up paying $155 million to settle claims that it misrepresented its software and gave kickbacks to customers. McKnight’s brought this interesting …

Creating a Seamless Environment

June 23, 2017 – 2:04 am |
Creating a Seamless Environment

Seamless data flow at the point of care is sought after by many. However, they can be frustrated by the lack of access to electronic data that exists within and beyond their health networks. This interesting …

Rural Hospitals Step Up

June 23, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Rural Hospitals Step Up

We talk a lot about larger hospital systems and their experiences with launching electronic health record (EHR) systems, but regardless of the size of the provider, there is potential for success and challenges. Business Wire brought this …

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