EHRs

What’s Happening at the ONC – 09-13-21

Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC, including the 2nd week of the 2021 ONC Tech Forum, a webinar on information sharing & the information blocking regulation, and helping to refine the EHR Reporting Program developer measures.

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Electronic Health Records and The Security Rule

By Art Gross – Patient care in a digital age means that most information is stored electronically. These records, known as electronic Protected Health Information, are collected as EHRs and then stored in a variety of systems. With the HIPAA in mind, how do you maintain security around the ePHI beyond the EHR?





What’s Happening at the ONC – 07-19-21

Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC, including a clinical decision support workshop, USCDI version 2 is now available, and helping to define Health Interoperability Outcomes for the next decade.



What’s Happening at the ONC – 06-21-21

Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC, including launching the PHIT Workforce Development Program, new data brief on EHRs and Patient Access, and helping the ONC define Health Interoperability Outcome for the next decade.


How to Fix the EHR’s UX Problem

By Baha Zeidan – Numbers don’t lie; according to a recent Mayo Clinic Proceedings article, a cross-sectional survey of nearly 900 US physicians from all specialty disciplines assessed the useability of their EHRs using the System Usability Scale, and the mean SUS score was an appalling 45.9 out of 100.