Meaningful Use

By Resource Central 01:15 pm August 02, 2012
Every HIM initiative - especially clinical documentation - relies on a single common thread for success: the availability and integrity of the right data to drive the correct decisions and follow-on actions. Capturing accurate, complete quality clinical documentation is the most critical and fundamental component in providing quality care, and...
By Resource Central 11:07 am July 02, 2012
Based on interviews from physicians, academic institutions, hospitals and health systems, this paper details five strategic imperatives for anyone in the health care industry who wants their organization to face the future from a position of strength.
By Resource Central 11:04 am July 02, 2012
This white paper discusses how using analytics can provide insights into improving relationships between physicians and patients as well as improving patient adherence to medication therapy. This paper also offers five best practices to engage patients as active members of the care team.
By Resource Central 03:05 pm June 26, 2012
Every patient has a unique story. Dictated narrative reports have long been the preferred approach. As one doctor put it, “One of the most helpful lessons I’ve learned about being a physician is that we’re story tellers. We’re trying to capture the patient’s full story.” Yet the industry has created a crisis of capture around clinical narrative in...
By Resource Central 08:55 pm June 22, 2012
Structured and unstructured information are valuable assets that allow companies to make informed business decisions. As a common practice, companies have adopted back office systems and CRM as part of their IT infrastructure to address structured information that’s commonly found in databases. While CRM lays the foundation for the IT...
By Resource Central 01:10 pm May 22, 2012
As many IT managers and HIPAA Security Officers have already discovered, HIPAA compliance requirements are daunting. The issues are so complex that some institutions have even taken a “wait and see” approach. But, sooner or later, you’ll be expected to demonstrate that your organization can detect, prevent, and respond to attacks, intrusions, or...
By Resource Central 12:29 pm May 16, 2012
While the HIPAA Privacy Rule covers protected health information (PHI) in all forms, the HIPAA Security Rule specifically applies only to PHI that is maintained, transformed, or transmitted in electronic form (e-PHI). The Security Rule requires covered entities to meet specific objectives and presents major challenges for virtually every covered...
By Resource Central 02:13 pm May 01, 2012
Adoption and training are inextricably linked—your community hospital can only achieve the level of adoption you need with effective training. In our latest white paper on clinical system adoption, we address the 10 Keys for Training Success.
By Resource Central 10:43 am April 18, 2012
About 39% of medical offices in the U.S. have adopted EMR technology, according to SK&A. With Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments now available to physician practices and hospitals who make Meaningful Use of such technology, that number is expected to rise over the next several years. But what about the practices who have not yet embarked...
By Resource Central 03:08 pm April 17, 2012
Hospital executives know that traditional cost-cutting methods have reached the point of diminishing return. Reduced reimbursement, increasing regulations, staff reductions, mandatory overtime, and lower capital expenditures have had disastrous effects on care delivery and the overall health of provider institutions. Yet the federal government is...

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