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Article Archive for February 2019

Opportunities for Healthcare Information Technology

February 28, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Opportunities for Healthcare Information Technology

Digital tools have empowered consumers in a range of industries. Despite the frustrations and potential for fraud and harm, widespread access to the internet, mobile phones, and high-powered computing makes it easier to respond to …

Tools To Fight Drug Abuse

February 28, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Tools To Fight Drug Abuse

Opioid abuse is reaching epidemic levels. Providers are leveraging data analytics and population health management strategies to combat the problem. In all irony, population health management care is often administered through the prescription of medications. …

Playing Mediator in the HIT World

February 27, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Playing Mediator in the HIT World

In the continuing saga of ICD-10 and the recent proposed strategy from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) …

Billing, Coding & Practice Management Workshop in Vegas

February 26, 2019 – 2:04 am |
Billing, Coding & Practice Management Workshop in Vegas

The Society for Pain Practice Management (SPPM) is holding its annual comprehensive Billing, Coding & Practice Management Workshop in Las Vegas this week.
This event is packed full of opportunities to learn more about everything from …

EHR Data Becomes Valuable Tool

February 25, 2019 – 2:02 am |
EHR Data Becomes Valuable Tool

It has been a challenge for healthcare facilities to meet the sepsis treatment requirements outlined by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The national average compliance rate is barely 50%, according to the most recent …

Proposed Rules Work to Advance Interoperability

February 22, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Proposed Rules Work to Advance Interoperability

HIMSS19 conference continues with the tradition of federal agencies announcing big news. The Department of Health and Human Services released proposed rules to improve the interoperability of electronic healthcare records (EHRs). Health Data Management brought this …

The Value of EHRs to Patients

February 22, 2019 – 2:02 am |
The Value of EHRs to Patients

Electronic health records (EHRs) are a well-organized and systematic group of electronic health data and information about individuals and population that can be sent to the health care providers and centers. Tech Engage brought this topic …

Fighting Fraud for All

February 21, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Fighting Fraud for All

Fraud is a common headline, but never more than in healthcare. It is rampant across many areas, but a few seem to be magnets that draw nefarious behavior more often than others. This news came …

EHR Data and Value

February 20, 2019 – 2:02 am |
EHR Data and Value

Electronic health record (EHR) vendors are constantly under pressure to update offerings to accommodate federal regulations and assist providers with value-based care. EHR Intelligence brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, “How …

Using Analytics with Health Data

February 19, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Using Analytics with Health Data

A recent survey revealed that 68 percent of 300 physicians believe advanced data analytics tools are important for treating patients and being compensated for care under value-based care arrangements. This interesting information came to us from HIT …

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