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Article Archive for December 2018

The Time for Digital Health’s Wave of Change

December 31, 2018 – 2:06 am |
The Time for Digital Health’s Wave of Change

Resistance to change is not uncommon, nor is it limited to any specific industry or field. However, the disruption caused in the healthcare community by developing technologies has been quite noticeable lately.
With new technologies and …

ONC Working to Improving Interoperability

December 31, 2018 – 2:04 am |
ONC Working to Improving Interoperability

As we approach the end of the year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has released a draft strategy aimed at making electronic …

EHRs and Clinical Trials

December 28, 2018 – 2:02 am |
EHRs and Clinical Trials

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended that organizations and individuals conducting clinical investigations have strong healthcare data security and privacy controls in place when using electronic health record (EHR) data for agency-regulated research. Health IT …

Finding Value in Electronic Records

December 27, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Finding Value in Electronic Records

One hospital identified a reduction in unnecessary diagnostic testing after implementing electronic medical record (EMR) based interventions. Boston Medical Center also increased the use of postoperative order sets. Both being markers of providing high-value medical …

Health Care Fraud Prevalent

December 26, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Health Care Fraud Prevalent

We frequently see medical providers convicted of fraud that are physicians, nurses or maybe pharmacists. However, the possibility for other allied health professionals to take advantage of the system and find themselves convicted of fraud …

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic with Data

December 26, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Fighting the Opioid Epidemic with Data

Healthcare providers primarily rely on their electronic health record (EHR) vendors to help them identify problematic opioid prescribing patterns. This reduces the unnecessary use of potent, dangerous painkillers and thereby fighting the opioid epidemic. Health IT …

Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2018 – 2:06 am |
Merry Christmas!

Access Integrity wishes you a healthy, joyful and very Merry Christmas!

Machine Learning Working to Identify Fraud

December 24, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Machine Learning Working to Identify Fraud

Medicare fraud covers many sins. It applies to those recipients who are trying to skirt the system, but it mostly applies to the healthcare providers who are trying to profit from over billing and fraudulent billing. Forbes …

EHR Mining Tools from a Retail Giant

December 24, 2018 – 2:02 am |
EHR Mining Tools from a Retail Giant

I am an Amazon fan. I like that I can find whatever I need from pajamas to pasta and usually get it within 48 hours. However, I am not sure how successful shopping for electronic …

Getting Creative with Health InformationTechnology

December 21, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Getting Creative with Health InformationTechnology

Rural and small town hospitals have a greater challenge than most in keeping up with technology. Being compliant with a more limited than average budget and resource pool results in an environment ripe for creativity. …

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