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Article Archive for September 2018

Plan for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

September 28, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Plan for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Typically it is a ransomware attack that takes down a medical facility’s electronic health record system, but for Tennessee-based Blount Memorial Hospital (BMPG) the three-day episode of EHR downtime was a system-wide outage across nearly 90 …

Collaborative Technology

September 27, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Collaborative Technology

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is offering $80,000 to developers who can improve the process of reporting patient safety events through the electronic health record (EHR). Health IT Analytics …

Fraud and Crime

September 26, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Fraud and Crime

Health care fraud is getting darker and darker these days. We have seen claims for unnecessary tests and treatments, medical transportation, and even false claims for services never rendered. However, this might be the winner …

New Project Expands Interoperability

September 26, 2018 – 2:02 am |
New Project Expands Interoperability

The use of electronic health records (EHRs) in clinical settings is widely recommended as an innovation enabler with potential benefits of reducing health care costs, while improving quality and safety, and is considered central to …

Emerging Technologies Are Improving Care

September 25, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Emerging Technologies Are Improving Care

The powerful combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) is supporting the development of smart hospitals and the ongoing growth of big data analytics. Health IT Analytics brought this interesting information …

Technology’s Role in Physician Burnout

September 25, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Technology’s Role in Physician Burnout

Electronic health record (EHR) hurdles and inefficiencies are a constant challenge to most physicians. Medical Xpress brought this interesting topic to our attention in their article, “IT solutions for easier EHRs save physicians time, burnout.”
There have …

Digital Health Data Security

September 24, 2018 – 2:06 am |
Digital Health Data Security

As health records are increasingly stored electronically, they’re also more vulnerable to digital theft. In a pre-digital world, thieves would have to make off with a filing cabinet. In 2015, the same information could fit …

Technology Used to Fight Opioid Crisis

September 24, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Technology Used to Fight Opioid Crisis

Health information technology stands ready to help battle opioid deaths through greater use of data analytics and improved integration of electronic health records (EHRs) and prescription drug databases. Tech Target brought this interesting topic to …

Charting with Speech Recognition

September 21, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Charting with Speech Recognition

A recent study confirmed that even though speech recognition is a helpful idea, the accuracy results are less than stellar. This interesting topic came to us from Medical Research in their article, “Medical Notes Using …

The Usefulness of EHRs

September 21, 2018 – 2:02 am |
The Usefulness of EHRs

There has been much controversy surrounding the usefulness of electronic health records (EHRs) and whether physicians believe they add value to care delivery. At the end of the day, most professionals agree that there is …

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