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Article Archive for May 2018

Protecting Patient Data

May 31, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Protecting Patient Data

When people mention protection of patient’s medical data, they often think of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 or HIPAA, But the real history of protecting patient’s medical records and confidentiality started in …

Patients and Technology

May 30, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Patients and Technology

We hear frequent complaints from healthcare providers about the demand technology takes on their time and away from face-to-face time with their patients. However, a recent study reveals a huge chunk of patients prefer a …

Using Blockchain in Health Data Management

May 30, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Using Blockchain in Health Data Management

Five healthcare organizations are launching a blockchain pilot to help payers tackle mandated provider directories. Healthcare IT News brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, “Optum, UnitedHealthcare, Humana, others launch blockchain pilot.”
UnitedHealthcare and Humana, Optum, …

Preventing Coder Burnout

May 29, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Preventing Coder Burnout

Medical coding are an integral part of any hospital or health system. Their efforts can make or break revenue cycle management processes. ICD-10 Monitor brought this interesting topic to our attention in their article, “Feeling the …

Concerns Around Medicare Fraud

May 29, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Concerns Around Medicare Fraud

The price tag for billing mistakes and fraud for Medicare and taxpayers is reaching into the tens of billions of dollars annually. This news came to us from The Hill in their article, “$60 billion in improper payments …

DoD EHR Project Moving Ahead

May 25, 2018 – 2:06 am |
DoD EHR Project Moving Ahead

The Veteran Affair’s electronic health record (EHR) upgrade may be at a standstill. However, the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Cerner migration continues. Healthcare IT News brought this interesting information to us in their article, “DoD seeking metadata management …

Clinical Documentation Can Pay Off

May 25, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Clinical Documentation Can Pay Off

A recent report indicates projected continued financial challenges for non-profit hospitals next year. This interesting information came to us from ICD-10 Monitor in their article, “CDI: Is Your Toolkit Well Stocked?”
Non-profit hospitals were downgraded from its …

Insights Into EHR Data

May 24, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Insights Into EHR Data

A new electronic health record (EHR) data mining technique developed by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has found that undiagnosed genetic diseases may be more prevalent in the general population than previously assumed. Health Data …

Fraud is Prevalent in Prescriptions

May 24, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Fraud is Prevalent in Prescriptions

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. The consequences? …

The Future with EHRs

May 23, 2018 – 2:02 am |
The Future with EHRs

Electronic health record (EHR) vendors are poised to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning into EHRs and other tools that are currently being developed. This interesting information came to us from Healthcare IT News …

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