Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By 04:25 pm April 03, 2017
With EHR adoption levels high, healthcare organizations must now optimize their EHRs. A holistic strategy needs to be in place in order to see clinical and financial return on investment. Three CMIOs share their lessons learned on EHR optimization.
By 11:07 am March 31, 2017
In a recent HIMSS Analytics study executed on behalf of Nuance, 67.5% of healthcare leaders are planning new investments to enhance their EHR—particularly in the areas of mobility, speech recognition and computer-assisted physician documentation.
By 05:09 pm March 09, 2017
2016 was a notable year for cyber-attacks, particularly within the healthcare industry. Creating a culture of security is critical. Arming doctors with training and education is an important place to start.
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By Lenovo Health 09:15 am March 08, 2017
To achieve greater interoperability, health institutions must address the challenges of data integration. A single patient identifier creates one record for one patient over the care continuum, which is vital as we move to a value-based care system.
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By 3M 09:48 am February 21, 2017
For large integrated health networks, what impact do hierarchical condition categories (HCCs) have under value-based payment models? The short answer: a big one. Learn the seven steps to consistently capture accurate HCC categories for each patient.
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By 3M 09:47 am February 21, 2017
How can you succeed under new value-based reimbursement (VBR) models? For starters, healthcare systems must document and code full patient acuity, not just conditions treated during a visit, in order to represent a patient's true health risk.
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By 3M 09:43 am February 21, 2017
CMS is moving aggressively to shift healthcare payments towards value-based payment models. How do hierarchical condition categories (HCCs) affect reimbursement for health systems and physicians? What are best practices for accurately capturing HCCs?
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By Armor 10:23 am February 13, 2017
The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT found through a study that privacy and data loss are very much on patients’ minds--and those attitudes have the potential to impact both treatment outcomes and organizational reputations.
By CommVault 05:25 pm February 10, 2017
With ransomware a top threat, healthcare systems must have a plan to both protect and recover data in the event of an attack. Using a multi-layer security strategy provides the best protection for prevention and continuing care after an attack.
By CommVault 05:23 pm February 10, 2017
Healthcare systems can now capture, protect and backup MEDITECH EHR data. Snapshot management also provides data protection and recovery and more into one seamless framework.

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