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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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Medical records are challenging to manage. Articles will address improvements, trends and tools to help manage medical records more efficiently.

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Managing the Risks of Smart Technology

October 13, 2021 – 2:06 am |
Managing the Risks of Smart Technology

Smart technology is making healthcare more intelligent. However, as physicians rely even more on smart phones for patient communications, there are questions regarding privacy on the devices. Medical Economics brought this interesting subject to our …

Healthcare and Standardization

October 13, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Healthcare and Standardization

Clinical pathways (CPWs) are tools used to guide evidence-based healthcare. Their aim is to translate clinical practice guideline recommendations into clinical processes of care within the unique culture and environment of a healthcare institution. In …

Fraud Affects Everyone

October 13, 2021 – 2:02 am |
Fraud Affects Everyone

Another case of health care fraud. Another reason to be alert and proactive. The Pantagraph brought this news to our attention in their article, “East St. Louis personal assistant facing charges of health care fraud.”
A …

Improve Healthcare by Improving the Systems

October 12, 2021 – 2:06 am |
Improve Healthcare by Improving the Systems

Lack of consistency in language and terminology might just be one of the biggest failures in modern medicine. The lack of a widely shared data language is effectively blocking adoption of innumerable software applications designed …

Analytics in Healthcare

October 12, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Analytics in Healthcare

Healthcare organizations lack the data needed to support their analytics initiatives. This was revealed in recent surveys and the solution isn’t obvious. Healthcare IT News brought this interesting information to our attention in their article, …

Ushering in Changes

October 12, 2021 – 2:02 am |
Ushering in Changes

The healthcare industry is set for some major changes. From chronic diseases and cancer to radiology and risk assessment, there are nearly endless opportunities to leverage technology to deploy more precise, efficient and impactful interventions at …

Ransomware in Healthcare

October 11, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Ransomware in Healthcare

Fraud takes no time at all. It took just two minutes for hackers to breach a hospital’s network and deploy ransomware recently. It is hard to ignore the recent increase in reporting of hospitals victimized …

Looking to the Numbers

October 11, 2021 – 2:02 am |
Looking to the Numbers

Data analytics is an important tool when trying to close gaps in health care. By studying data, providers can determine what steps need to be taken to improve patient outcomes. Health IT Analytics brought this …

Telehealth Bridged Some Gaps in Healthcare

October 8, 2021 – 2:06 am |
Telehealth Bridged Some Gaps in Healthcare

Access to healthcare has always been a concern. Whether it be due to socio-economic factors, geographic locations or racial/bias implications, there are segments of our population that are either disenfranchised from access to quality care …

EHRs and Burnout

October 8, 2021 – 2:04 am |
EHRs and Burnout

Technology and documentation requirements in the world of technology has many healthcare providers feeling overwhelmed and burned out. When you consider that on average, primary care physicians spend more than half of their 11.4-hour workdays on …