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By Jim Tate – One of the more common complaints heard from providers concerns their unhappiness with EHRs. Sure, the software can boast of achieving ONC Certification but what does that really mean in the real world of patients, referrals, and communication with other providers?
Now on demand, listen to The Tate Chronicles and Jim’s interview with Dr. Andrew Mellin, VP and Chief Medical Information Officer for Surescripts. Learn about their innovations to support the rapidly changing and evolving ways of patient treatment.
By Jim Tate – Whether you are a solo practice or a large hospital system, the requirement to protect electronic health information is mandated. HIPAA regulations tell us that “all e-PHI created, received, maintained or transmitted by an organization is subject to the Security Rule”.
By Jim Tate – The foundation of sustainable telehealth must provide for the protection of Personal Health Information. One of the primary issues that should be addressed is the need for Business Associate Agreements.
By Jim Tate – COVID-19 disrupted the normal process of healthcare delivery in the US. At the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020 many elective procedures and surgeries were postponed. Patients did not want to go to their provider’s office, and providers did not want them to come in.
By Jim Tate – Due to the Covid-19 pandemic a widespread adoption of telehealth technologies took place in matter of weeks. Only now, during the transition to what is being called “Sustainable Telehealth”, are some fundamental questions being asked.
By Jim Tate – On August 3, 2020 President Trump issued an Executive Order entitled “Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access”. This Order contained statements that demonstrate a commitment to make permanent a significant number of the temporary measures that…
By Jim Tate – The national Emergency Declaration due to the COVID-19 pandemic came suddenly and without warning. Healthcare providers found it necessary to acquire, implement, and begin using telehealth technology in a matter of weeks.