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Patient Data Handling Practices in Question

February 20, 2020 – 2:06 am |
Patient Data Handling Practices in Question

Google Health has gotten a lot of grief regarding their partnership with St. Louis-based healthcare provider, Ascension, regarding their handling (or mishandling) of patient data. Health Data Management brought this interesting topic to our attention in …

Non-Traditional Data Collection in Healthcare

November 28, 2019 – 2:04 am |
Non-Traditional Data Collection in Healthcare

Traditional data collection methods have been the mainstay of the healthcare industry since the beginning.  However, a trend of collecting data from seemingly disparate and unconnected sources has been recently on the rise. This interesting …

The Journey of EHRs

November 25, 2019 – 2:06 am |
The Journey of EHRs

We hear conflicting reports from various sources. Some indicate that physicians are recognizing the benefits of electronic health records (EHRs), though they still struggle as they adapt to the technology challenges. However, others claim that physician …

Technology and Documentation

June 19, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Technology and Documentation

When it comes to electronic health record (EHR) documentation, it should be no surprise that research suggests the clinician user’s familiarity with an EHR matters more than the usability of the system itself. This interesting topic came to …

Medical Coders In Demand

January 11, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Medical Coders In Demand

The demand for medical coders in the United States is expected to grow by 13 percent through 2026 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This information came to us from Becker’s ASC Review in their …

Going Automatic with Documentation

October 24, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Going Automatic with Documentation

Physicians spend an inordinate amount of time writing notes about patients and inserting them into electronic health record (EHR) systems. This administrative work takes away time from the patient and patient care. Tech Xplore brought this …

The CDC and EHRs

October 11, 2018 – 2:02 am |
The CDC and EHRs

An algorithm that uses data from electronic health records (EHRs) to automatically add HIV and hepatitis C testing to the laboratory orders in an emergency department has proven to be more effective than nurse-driven procedures. Infectious Disease Advisor …

Digital Health Data Security

September 24, 2018 – 2:06 am |
Digital Health Data Security

As health records are increasingly stored electronically, they’re also more vulnerable to digital theft. In a pre-digital world, thieves would have to make off with a filing cabinet. In 2015, the same information could fit …

Fighting the Opioid Crisis with Technology

July 12, 2018 – 2:04 am |
Fighting the Opioid Crisis with Technology

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking measures to combat the nationwide opioid epidemic by having states increase their utilization of health information technology (HIT) to target prevention and treatment activities. Health Data …

The EHRs of Tomorrow

July 10, 2018 – 2:04 am |
The EHRs of Tomorrow

The future of electronic health records (EHRs) is moving beyond a digital filing cabinet for patient records. It is evolving into a system that considers the whole patient picture. Becker’s Health IT & CIO Report …

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