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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 July 2019

Using AI to Interconnect Data

July 31, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Using AI to Interconnect Data

Two healthcare analytics companies have combined technologies in an effort to bring personalized ecosystems of patient health data to the customer. Tech Target brought this topic to our attention in their article, “Prognos and Datavant partner …

The Healthcare Dilemma

July 31, 2019 – 2:02 am |
The Healthcare Dilemma

Progress across the healthcare industry to improve the efficiency of clinical practice and the management of patient health information through the application and integration of digital systems has been slow and inarguably expensive. The challenge of …

EHRs and Voice Recognition

July 30, 2019 – 2:02 am |
EHRs and Voice Recognition

Data suggest that documentation is among the most time-consuming and costly aspects of using an electronic health record (EHR) system. Many practices have utilized speech recognition technology to help clinicians complete their documentation in a …

Tomorrow’s EHRs

July 29, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Tomorrow’s EHRs

Electronic health records (EHRs) brought the potential to provide many benefits for providers and their patients, and some of those benefits continue to be realized. All healthcare organizations that are either transitioning to an EHR …

Medical Errors and Burnout Blamed on EHRs

July 29, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Medical Errors and Burnout Blamed on EHRs

It is not news that poor electronic health record (EHR) usability contributes to medical errors and physician burnout. It is also not news that both affect patient safety. Becker’s Health IT & CIO Report brought this …

The Social Determinants Determine

July 26, 2019 – 2:04 am |
The Social Determinants Determine

Health doesn’t start in the hospital or the physicians’ office. It starts in our homes, schools, workplaces, neighborhoods, and communities. Our health is also determined in part by access to social and economic opportunities – …

Digital and AI

July 26, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Digital and AI

Many feel like the digital world has advanced dramatically with emerging technologies making its mark in most industries. However, the advancement in the digital world is really not new. The only real difference is adding …

Fraud in Disguise

July 25, 2019 – 2:04 am |
Fraud in Disguise

Fraud comes in many forms. Most people think of fraudulent billing or padding the bill with unnecessary tests or durable medical equipment. However, fraud can also be seen as a scam that targets vulnerable people …

Visual Data in HIM

July 25, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Visual Data in HIM

There is a lot of talk about health information management and meeting compliance. The importance of health informatics is not argued and certainly not by Lucy Reyes. This interesting topic came to us from the University …

HIT, PTSD and EHR

July 24, 2019 – 2:04 am |
HIT, PTSD and EHR

An innovative health information technology (IT) program supplements new research and commentaries on the use of health IT to reduce disparities in healthcare access and outcomes.  Medical Xpress brought this news to us in their article, “Using …

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