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The increasing use of electronic health record (EHR) technology has been the source of frustration for many physicians. However, for leaders in population health care, it is considered a point of optimism. If we as …

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EHRs and Population Health

April 30, 2020 – 2:04 am |
EHRs and Population Health

Electronic health record (EHR) technology is not limited to the United States. Health information technology (HIT) is progressing around the world with the goal of integrating and sharing data for the improve of population health. …

Interoperability in the World of Value-Based Care

April 30, 2020 – 2:02 am |
Interoperability in the World of Value-Based Care

Electronic health record system (EHRs)  are now used by almost every physician and healthcare organization in the United States. That was a longtime goal achieved. But how do we get them to talk to one …

Patient Access to Data During a Pandemic

April 29, 2020 – 2:06 am |
Patient Access to Data During a Pandemic

Access to patient data has long been a topic. Between providers charging for access or copies to technological challenges, it hasn’t always been easy for patients to be engaged in their own healthcare. HIT Consultant …

HIT and Data

April 29, 2020 – 2:02 am |
HIT and Data

Health information technology continues to evolve and become more intuitive and sophisticated. That is a good thing to a point. When it evolves to the point that patients no longer trust sharing their health information …

Research Data Gained Will Inform Treatment of COVID-19

April 28, 2020 – 2:06 am |
Research Data Gained Will Inform Treatment of COVID-19

Health systems around the nation are using data from electronic health records (EHRs) to gain valuable insights into treating COVID-19 patients. This enables them to develop predictive models about what their organization will need to …

CDI Getting Its 15 Minutes

April 28, 2020 – 2:02 am |
CDI Getting Its 15 Minutes

The primary purpose of clinical documentation should be to support patient care and improve clinical outcomes through enhanced communication. ICD10 Monitor brought this news to our attention in their article, “Clinical Documentation Integrity: Rebranding and Repurposing.”
Clinical documentation integrity (CDI) programs …

Technology Today

April 27, 2020 – 2:06 am |
Technology Today

With new technology, comes new challenges. Experts say adverse events and near-misses are common, and they often happen when new technology is introduced without adequate analysis of how staff will interact with new devices.
The general …

Collaboration Required to Fight COVID-19

April 27, 2020 – 2:04 am |
Collaboration Required to Fight COVID-19

An assortment of 28 firms from the United States have formed a cross-industry collaboration to attack COVID-19. Doctors and other stakeholders can use the research database to, among other things, evaluate drug effectiveness using de-identified …

Information Technology Manager Opportunity in Healthcare

April 24, 2020 – 2:04 am |
Information Technology Manager Opportunity in Healthcare

We are always excited to share news with our readers about career opportunities stemming from digitization, coding, electronic health records (EHRs), healthcare information sciences, and the like. Even if you are not in the market for a career move, …

Burnout Among Family Docs

April 24, 2020 – 2:02 am |
Burnout Among Family Docs

Physician burnout is no longer a new topic, it continues to be an important one however. Many studies are being done to identify sources of the burnout and solutions to reduce the impact on caregivers. Physician’s …

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