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Standardization Helps Prevent Adverse Drug Reactions

December 29, 2017 – 2:04 am |
Standardization Helps Prevent Adverse Drug Reactions

Drug reaction is a serious concern for providers, especially in emergency situations. To help communicating known issues between providers, researchers have created a standard value set for recording adverse drug reaction data in electronic health …

Measures to Improve Population Health

December 29, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Measures to Improve Population Health

Effective population health management and comprehensive preventive care are only two reasons for strong partnerships. Add to that increased quality of care and slowing the progression of costly chronic conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular …

Protecting the Data and the Patient

December 28, 2017 – 2:04 am |
Protecting the Data and the Patient

Information security staff use many tools to protect patient data. New technology tools are constantly being developed to protect and prevent inappropriate access to medical information.  Healthcare IT News brought this news to our attention …

Virtual Health

December 28, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Virtual Health

It seems everyone has an Alexa or Siri, or whatever your virtual assistant is called, in your home and life these days. Now they may be part of your next doctor’s visit. This interesting information …

Fraud Activity Costs

December 27, 2017 – 2:04 am |
Fraud Activity Costs

A Miami physician will serve eight years for his role in a nearly $5 million health care fraud scheme involving fraudulent Medicare claims and illegal prescriptions for controlled substances including oxycodone and hydrocodone. In addition …

Working Together

December 27, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Working Together

Interoperability is one of the most difficult challenges with electronic health records (EHRs). It is also one of the primary goals.  This came to us from Healthcare IT News in their article, “Successful EHR interoperability starts …

It is Important to Be Unique

December 26, 2017 – 2:02 am |
It is Important to Be Unique

It’s not a problem specific to healthcare, but one with some personal and serious ramifications: a new study by an international team of researchers found widespread sharing of electronic health record (EHR) passwords, putting patients’ personal …

The Impact of Technology

December 25, 2017 – 2:06 am |
The Impact of Technology

Technology brings a wealth of changes to health care. The meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) and ICD-10 implentation are just two, granted probably the two most recent and impactful. At the same time, technology …

Documentation Guidelines Are Key for Utilization Review

December 25, 2017 – 2:02 am |
Documentation Guidelines Are Key for Utilization Review

Utilization review is a health insurance company’s opportunity to review a request for medical treatment. The purpose of the review is to confirm that the plan provides coverage for the medical services. It also helps the company minimize …

Accurate Data is Key

December 22, 2017 – 2:06 am |
Accurate Data is Key

Serious consequences can take place when errors exist in medication histories as they are put into electronic health records (EHRs). These potentially disastrous consequences have many looking for solutions. Health Data Management brought this news …

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