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Health informatics is a term that describes the acquisition, storage, retrieval and use of healthcare information to foster better collaboration among a patient’s various healthcare providers. Health informatics plays a critical role in the push toward healthcare reform.
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Article Archive for October 2018

Making Data Shareable

October 31, 2018 – 2:06 am |
Making Data Shareable

Real-time, actionable health information exchange requires an accurate, reliable approach to matching patients with their electronic health records (EHR) across different organizations and information systems. Healthcare IT News brought this interesting information to us in their …

Quality Control in EHRs

October 31, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Quality Control in EHRs

A retrospective review of clinician documentation in the electronic health record (EHR) can help identify diagnostic uncertainty with moderate reliability. Medical Xpress brought this information to us in their article, “EHR review can measure diagnostic …

CMS’ New Proposal Causing Some Concerns

October 30, 2018 – 2:06 am |
CMS’ New Proposal Causing Some Concerns

The last several decades have been filled with increasing requirements in healthcare. However, just recently the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposal to eliminate documentation requirements for providers in office evaluation and management …

Keeping EHRs Safe

October 30, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Keeping EHRs Safe

A recent report from the American Medical Association, Pew Charitable Trusts and MedStar Health outlined how The Joint Commission could help electronic health records (EHRs) to be safer. Becker’s ASC Review brought this interesting information to us in …

HIT Consultants in Demand

October 29, 2018 – 2:04 am |
HIT Consultants in Demand

Providers are looking for help and they are turning to specialist consultants for support around population health management, big data, analytics, and electronic health record (EHR) optimization initiatives. This interesting information came to us from …

EHR Implementation Creates Challenges

October 26, 2018 – 2:02 am |
EHR Implementation Creates Challenges

Electronic health record (EHR) implementation projects are full of stress for all involved. As hospital management and staff adjust to changes in daily operations, hurdles can appear. EHR Intelligence brought this information to us in their …

AI in Healthcare

October 25, 2018 – 2:02 am |
AI in Healthcare

The marketplaces for healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) tools, big data analytics solutions, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are positioned for growth. Health IT Analytics brought this interesting information to us in their article, “Healthcare …

Fighting the Opioid Battle

October 24, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Fighting the Opioid Battle

Many agencies and organizations are working on identifying ways to curb the nationwide opioid epidemic. It is a top priority among state health departments and federal entities including the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services …

Going Automatic with Documentation

October 24, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Going Automatic with Documentation

Physicians spend an inordinate amount of time writing notes about patients and inserting them into electronic health record (EHR) systems. This administrative work takes away time from the patient and patient care. Tech Xplore brought this …

EHRs and Physicians

October 23, 2018 – 2:02 am |
EHRs and Physicians

A recent study shows some electronic health records (EHRs) are leaving behind disappointment in their users. Intended to streamline and improve access to information, and even improve quality of care, EHRs are not meeting the …

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