EMR/EHR

Chadron Community Hospital Sees Benefits Upon EHR Implementation

September 23, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The Chadron, Neb.-based Community Hospital and Health Services has achieved significant benefits from implementing an electronic health records (EHR) system, according to a case study from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

Going Digital: Smart Investment in EMR Software

September 22, 2014     Anna Son, IBISWorld Lead Healthcare Analyst
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In light of regulatory changes and financial incentives for the successful conversion of paper-based medical records, adoption of electronic medical records (EMR) systems has skyrocketed in recent years. Here are procurement techniques to help healthcare...

KLAS: Clinical Usability Ranks as Top Concern When Choosing an EHR

September 22, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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Nearly 75 percent of interviewed providers around the world reported that clinical usability outweighed every other criteria when choosing an electronic health record (EHR), according to a recent report from the Orem, Utah-based KLAS research.

Washington Debrief: CMS’s MU Registration and Attestation Website Won’t Accommodate Attestations until “Mid-October.”

September 22, 2014     Jeff Smith, Vice President of Public Policy at CHIME
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Media outlets reported last week that CMS’s Meaningful Use Registration and Attestation website would not accommodate attestations until “mid-October.” The website must be reconfigured to accept changes made to Meaningful Use in 2014, CMS officials noted.

Achieving Statewide Connectivity and Interoperability Down Under: New South Wales’s Experience So Far

September 20, 2014     Mark Hagland
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New South Wales, the most populous state in Australia, is in the middle of groundbreaking work that is making EHR data and diagnostic images available at an unprecedented level of access and seamlessness, on behalf of that state’s people

AMA Calls for Overhaul of EHRs

September 19, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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The American Medical Association (AMA) is calling for a complete overhaul of the electronic medical record (EMR), saying current systems are taking their toll on physicians.

Stage 2 Attestations: St. Anthony’s Medical Center Stands Tall on the MU Mountain

September 18, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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In Part 1 of a two-part series profiling healthcare organizations that have attested to Stage 2 of meaningful use, St. Anthony’s Medical Center’s CIO explains how it was able to overcome two of the toughest Stage 2 requirements.

RECs Support More Than 100k Providers to Demonstrate Meaningful Use

September 18, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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Regional extension centers (RECs) — created to assist providers in electronic health record (EHR) implementation and health IT needs— now support more than 100,000 providers to demonstrate Stage 1 of meaningful use, according to the Office of the National...

CHIME’s Branzell: “A Good Chance” That MU-Related Bill Might Pass

September 17, 2014     Mark Hagland
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In an interview with Healthcare Informatics, CHIME president and CEO Russell P. Branzell expressed hope that a bill introduced on Sep. 17 in the U.S. House of Representatives might change the timeframes around Stage 2 meaningful use reporting

At Geisinger, the Path is Paved to Patient Empowerment

September 17, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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On September 16, at the iHT2 Health IT Summit in New York City, Geisinger’s Gregory Moore, M.D., Ph.D., presented on how the integrated health system is transforming care through patient analytics and engagement.

Congresswoman's Bill Would Provide 90-Day Reporting for Stage 2

September 17, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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In the thick of "National Health IT Week," Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC) won a lot of friends in the health IT industry with a proposed bill that would allow providers to attest to Stage 2 of meaningful use using any 90-day reporting period in...

The Chase Comparison – Moving Beyond the EMR for Quality Improvement

September 16, 2014     Gabriel Perna
blog
Moving from volume to value-based care is a journey. That much is clear. But how can provider organizations use Chase bank as a guide as they move from different care models in an attempt to improve outcomes?
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