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Health Information Exchanges Ease Information Sharing

May 31, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Health Information Exchanges Ease Information Sharing

A recent study showed that hospitals that adopt health information exchanges (HIEs) can reduce the amount of time patients stay in emergency departments. This interesting information came to our attention from UT Dallas in their article, …

Medicare Fraud Runs Rampant

May 30, 2019 – 2:04 am |
Medicare Fraud Runs Rampant

A record Medicare fraud bust making the news, might just be the tip of the iceberg. CBS Chicago brought this news to us in their article, “At $1.2 Billion, Massive Medicare Fraud Case May Just …

Technology and Opioid Epidemic

May 30, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Technology and Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic has impacted many different groups of people resulting in potential risks that has never been considered. Machine learning tools hold possibility around effective risk stratification capabilities for providers attempting to prevent opioid …

Technology and Healthcare

May 29, 2019 – 2:04 am |
Technology and Healthcare

Professional caregiver roles have changed over the years and especially since technology has become a driving force in managing health information and delivering care. EurekAlert! brought this interesting topic to us in their article, “Nursing work …

Health Data is Everywhere

May 29, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Health Data is Everywhere

Health data is exploding in the world today. Everything from wearables measuring heart rate variability to blood glucose levels to detailed patient clinical histories from electronic health records (EHRs). Total volume of health data in …

Universal Health Care Today

May 28, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Universal Health Care Today

The concept of universal health coverage was first touched upon by the Sickness Insurance Law, a national social health insurance policy, in 1883 Germany. The concept has evolved in many countries and was implemented in …

ICD Then and Now

May 28, 2019 – 2:04 am |
ICD Then and Now

The International Classification of Disease (ICD) is a global standard for classifying and reporting health conditions and diseases. For those in healthcare and specifically the coding side of the process, ICDs have been around for …

Technology in the Exam Room

May 27, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Technology in the Exam Room

A visit to the doctor’s office looks drastically different today than 20 or even 10 years ago. And it will, in all likelihood, look dramatically different in the future as technology advancements continue to change …

Physician Burnout is a Global Issue

May 27, 2019 – 2:04 am |
Physician Burnout is a Global Issue

Physician burnout has been a hot topic here for several years. I am not sure if it is refreshing or affirming, or both, that the United States is not the only one facing these challenges. …

The Value of Social Factors

May 24, 2019 – 2:02 am |
The Value of Social Factors

Value-based approaches to healthcare reimbursement are becoming more popular across the industry. This brings some benefits and some new focus. Some provider groups are becoming increasingly focused on addressing the social determinants of health (SDOHs). Health …

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