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Article Archive for March 2019

Analyzing Data Around Opioid Epidemic

March 29, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Analyzing Data Around Opioid Epidemic

A recent study revealed that patients living in rural areas have an increased chance of receiving an opioid prescription. Using electronic health record (EHR) prescription data, the study revealed an 87 percent higher chance of receiving …

HIT and the Opioid Epidemic

March 28, 2019 – 2:02 am |
HIT and the Opioid Epidemic

The ICD-10 coding classification systems provides many services. It contains codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social determinants of health and external causes of injury or diseases. The code set allows for more …

EHR Data Benefits All

March 27, 2019 – 2:02 am |
EHR Data Benefits All

Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health have developed an algorithm using electronic health record (EHR) data to identify tens of thousands of patients …

Healthcare in the Clouds

March 26, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Healthcare in the Clouds

The Google Cloud has partnered with Flywheel on a new technology initiative that will use Google Cloud’s Application Programming Interface (API) with Flywheel’s platform to provide clinical researchers with advanced cloud technology for medical imaging research. Health …

ICD What?

March 22, 2019 – 2:06 am |
ICD What?

It seems like last month that everyone was preparing for the ICD-10 classification coding implementation to take place after several postponements. In fact, that was October 2015. This news came to us from News Click in …

Priority on Data Protection

March 21, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Priority on Data Protection

Data from patient medical records are 10-40 times more valuable on the black market than credit card and Social Security Administration data. Atlanta Business Chronicle brought this interesting topic to us in their article, “Stakes …

Telemedicine Gets Boost

March 20, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Telemedicine Gets Boost

The American Hospital Association (AHA) calls on the federal government to expand opportunities for telehealth and telemedicine to assist America’s struggling rural hospitals to survive. This interesting news came to us from mHealth Intelligence in …

Blockchain and EHRs

March 19, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Blockchain and EHRs

There have been many articles and observations from professionals and experts inside and outside of healthcare proposing that blockchain technology might be the solution for data security in electronic health records (EHRs). This interesting news came …

The Many Faces of Fraud

March 18, 2019 – 2:06 am |
The Many Faces of Fraud

There are always people working to circumvent the system for their own personal gain. It is no different in healthcare. Healthcare fraud is getting darker and darker these days. We have seen claims for unnecessary tests and …

New Rules Challenge HIT

March 18, 2019 – 2:02 am |
New Rules Challenge HIT

As technology’s role in healthcare continues to evolve and expand, compliance and governing can be quite complex. Health Tech brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, “Why It’s Important to Stay Informed About Health …

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