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October 18, 2021 – 2:06 am |

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.
Health informatics represents the intersection of information …

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EHRs, Technology and the Pandemic

October 30, 2020 – 2:06 am |
EHRs, Technology and the Pandemic

2020 and COVID-19 has brought the importance and usefulness of technology into the spotlight. This is true across all industries, but in healthcare physicians often saw the electronic health record (EHR) as a challenge in …

Healthcare’s Future

October 30, 2020 – 2:02 am |
Healthcare’s Future

2020 has not exactly played out like everyone predicted at the end of last year. The pandemic accelerated adoption of telehealth, remote monitoring and digital health capabilities by nearly a decade for some organizations. It …

Medical Transportation Made Easier

October 29, 2020 – 2:06 am |
Medical Transportation Made Easier

A new partnership between Lyft and Epic will allow healthcare staff to schedule rides for patients directly from their electronic health record (EHR). Healthcare IT News brought this interesting development to our attention in their …

Fraud in a Pandemic

October 29, 2020 – 2:04 am |
Fraud in a Pandemic

As the number of people and communities that are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic grows, unfortunately the frequency of the scams associated with it grows as well. This concerning news came to us from The …

Phases of Healthcare Information Technology

October 29, 2020 – 2:02 am |
Phases of Healthcare Information Technology

Health care is in a significant stage of evolution. Wondrous advances in medicine and technology are taking place each and every day.┬áToday’s healthcare system is complex and very different from “what it used to be.” …

Telehealth and Burnout

October 28, 2020 – 2:06 am |
Telehealth and Burnout

Telehealth has grown beyond imagination during the pandemic. Has it grown too much? MedPage Today brought this news to our attention in their article, “The Telehealth Bubble’s Uncertain Future; Roots of Physician Burnout.”
Some experts argue …

Fighting Fraud Continues

October 28, 2020 – 2:02 am |
Fighting Fraud Continues

After a federal lawsuit charging fraudulent billing to Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE and other federal health care programs, Michael Doyle and Christopher Toepke and their businesses, Logan Laboratories Inc. and Tampa Pain Relief Centers Inc., have …

Understanding Concierge Medicine

October 27, 2020 – 2:06 am |
Understanding Concierge Medicine

Under the membership medicine umbrella, concierge models usually accept insurance while direct primary care generally does not. However, in certain situations and markets, concierge physicians have launched thriving payer-free practices in an effort to simplify …

Fighting the Pandemic and Fraud

October 27, 2020 – 2:04 am |
Fighting the Pandemic and Fraud

Legitimate medical professionals and scientists throughout the United States are working hard to find a cure, approved treatment and vaccine for COVID-19. There are, unfortunately, bad people selling fraudulent COVID-19 test kits and unapproved treatments …

Social Inequities Revealed in Pandemic

October 27, 2020 – 2:02 am |
Social Inequities Revealed in Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed a serious test to the health care system. Non-medical factors, or social determinants of health (SDOH), are gaining prominence in the public conception of what an adequate health care system offers patients. …

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