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Article Archive for August 2018

Interoperability Has Benefits

August 31, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Interoperability Has Benefits

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the agency’s first Data Element Library (DEL), in an effort to promote interoperability of health information across providers. Provider magazine brought this interesting information to us …

Ransomware Shuts Down Access

August 30, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Ransomware Shuts Down Access

A Missouri-based medical facility was the victim of a ransomware attack that struck its communication system and shut its staff out of its Meditech electronic health record (EHR) system recently. Healthcare IT Update brought this news to our attention in …

Employees on the Front Line of Fighting Cybercrime

August 29, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Employees on the Front Line of Fighting Cybercrime

Cybercriminals are looking to make a profit anywhere and everywhere. Healthcare has long garnered their attention because of the sensitivity of patient data coupled with weak security protocols. Information Security Buzz brought this interesting information to …

EHRs of Tomorrow

August 28, 2018 – 2:04 am |
EHRs of Tomorrow

The dream of every health care provider is to have an electronic health record (EHR) that is easy and fast to use, creates an accurate record, and gives the provider access to all the patient’s …

Health Care Cost Changes

August 28, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Health Care Cost Changes

In a significant increase, hospital prices grew by 3.3 percent as of March 2018. Health Payer Intelligence brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, “Helping Payers Implement Value-Based Hospital Reimbursement.”
Hospitals generate large …

Ongoing Financial Challenges for EHRs

August 27, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Ongoing Financial Challenges for EHRs

Many agencies have worked to streamline reporting requirements in recent years. The high administrative burden associated with electronic health record (EHR) use and federal regulations continues to add financial strain to healthcare organizations. EHR Intelligence brought …

Interoperability is Needed

August 24, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Interoperability is Needed

Health care providers continue to face a variety of administrative burdens from federal regulations that are increasing healthcare costs and negatively impacting the value of health information technology. This in despite of the relief that …

Analytics and AI

August 24, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Analytics and AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being utilized in every facet of our lives to improve, expedite and enhance the technology that currently exists. Is it the answer to healthcare’s biggest challenges? MedCity News brought this interesting …

EHRs Help Value-Based Care

August 23, 2018 – 2:06 am |
EHRs Help Value-Based Care

Value-based care has emerged as an alternative and potential replacement for fee-for-service reimbursement based on quality rather than quantity. While many hospitals and medical groups are exploring artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, one California physicians …

Technology at Home

August 23, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Technology at Home

Telemedicine is expanding across the country, changing from something providers and patients consider innovative and cool to something they consider essential. Not only do they increase access to care, but they also strengthen continuity of …

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