By Andrew Gettinger MD & Kate Goodrich MD – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a draft Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs for public comment. The post Strategy on Reducing Regulatory & Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of HIT […]
New Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist Episode NOW on Demand with host Dr. Nick van Terheyden. Dr. Nick talks to Dr. Bryan Vartabedian, Physician Leader at Texas Children’s Hospital. The post Incremental Steps to Success with EHRs appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
By Cathy Turner – It’s Nurses Week! Let’s talk nurses. It goes without saying that nurses are busy. Caring for patients and keeping up with documentation takes up the majority of their time and resources. The post How EHRs Give Time Back to Nurses appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
By Seth Pazinski – Data released by the Office of the ONC report for the first time, nationally representative measures on EHR adoption and health information exchange among skilled nursing facilities. Most SNFs (64 percent) used EHRs to manage patient health information in 2016. The post New Data on Skilled Nursing Facilities Use of EHRs […]
By Thomas Borzilleri – In the crowded EHR market, many vendors are looking to stand out—by offering ever-better customer service, or by adding capabilities to help providers better meet the goals of the Triple Aim. One area in which EHRs can do more is aiding providers in tackling medication adherence. The post EHRs Can Play […]
A lot has happened since our first Interoperability Virtual Panel Discussion two years ago. The significant progress made by providers and hospitals in the meaningful use of certified EHR technology, the passing of MACRA and the 21st Century Cures Act, and the publication of the ONC’s Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap, are all impacting the industry’s […]
Military and Government Electronic Health Records and Health Information Technology April 20-21, 2017 Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, Arlington VA Where Do we Currently Stand? What are the Opportunities for Industry? What are the Emerging HIT Technologies Enabling the Way Ahead? This outstanding panel of leading EHR and Health I.T. experts will closely examine the […]
By D’Arcy Guerin Gue – A new survey of hospital executives showed that 24% are conducting a major EHR system upgrade, and 21% are replacing their EHR at one or more sites. The post EHR Optimization: Necessary Because EHRs Are Never “Done” appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
By Irv H. Lichtenwald – Earlier this year, Monmouth University conducted a survey to determine which issues were most important as the country transitions to a new presidential administration. The post Could Billion Dollar EHRs Bankrupt the Country? appeared first on RCM Answers.
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