Enterprise Content Management

 Document management systems are used to store and maintain electronic documents or images of paper documents. These systems make it easier for healthcare providers and administrators to access and track patient and organizational data. Enterprise document management is touted as a key part of the effort to create an integrated and comprehensive view of both the patient and the continuum of care.

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Mac McMillan, CEO of Austin, Texas-based IT security firm CynergisTek and chair of the HIMSS Privacy & Security Policy Task Force, has some strong opinions about privacy protections in healthcare nowadays. The short version? Things could be a lot better.
July 28, 2011
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NaviNet, the real-time healthcare communications network, has announced NaviNet Doc Xchange, which enables electronic document exchange among providers, insurers and others, reducing mail- and fax-based submission.
July 13, 2011
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The St. Louis-based vendor's new Eden solution is designed to help small practices maintain their independence by combining all EMR and PM solutions on a platform accessible by Macs, iPhones and iPads.
July 12, 2011
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued an interim final rule aimed at cutting red tape for providers. The rule won't be published in the Federal Register until Friday, but so far the Medical Group Management Association has weighed in as being "pleased" and “encouraged” by the proposal.
July 6, 2011
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After completing a successful pilot program with 500 physicians, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) has teamed up with Availity, a health information network that health plan officials say will streamline business processes between more than 26,000 of Georgia's healthcare providers and BCBSGa, the state's largest health plan.
July 5, 2011
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– No matter what happens politically or in policy circles, "seismic shifts" are going to occur in healthcare, and IT needs to be a major part of reshaping the landscape, according to H. Stephen Lieber, president and CEO of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
July 5, 2011
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What if CMS threw a meaningful use party and nobody showed up?
July 5, 2011
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In order to help healthcare providers that are facing skyrocketing costs related to medical-surgical supply, healthcare technology company GHX released a list Monday at the HFMA ANI conference in Orlando that aims to curb spending through automation.
June 27, 2011
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HealthPort, which specializes in software for the compliant exchange of protected health information through release of information (ROI) services and audit management technology, has announced its merger with Universata, a release of information company based in Germantown, Md.
June 22, 2011
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The CEO and COO at the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) have left the organization that represents more than 61,000 health information management professionals.
June 8, 2011
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ikaSystems, a provider of cloud computing technology for the payer market, and NASCO, which specializes in IT tools to support Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans, have partnered to bring faster, more efficient and accurate Medicare processes to NASCO Plan customers.
June 7, 2011
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Earlier this spring, David Riley and Vanessa Manchester, two leaders of the Federal Health Architecture’s open source CONNECT data exchange initiative, announced the formation of the nonprofit Alembic Foundation.
June 2, 2011
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Driven largely by the Medicare and Medicaid <a href="/directory/electronic-health-record-ehr" target="_blank" class="directory-item-link">EHR</a> incentive programs, EHR adoption in the U.S. has been growing exponentially and exceeding federal health officials’ expectations. Although the Dept. of Health and Human Services has delayed the qualification date for Stage 2 <a href="/directory/meaningful-use" target="_blank" class="directory-item-link">Meaningful Use</a> until 2014, healthcare providers expect more complex <a href="/directory/health-information-exchange-hie" target="_blank" class="directory-item-link">HIE</a> to be included. In order to easily and efficiently share patient information with multiple entities, including other EHRs and health information systems, providers, payers and HIEs, healthcare providers will need to capture, manage and make electronically accessible a broader set of clinical data elements. Read this white paper, including Healthcare IT News reader survey responses, to learn how to manage and digitize unstructured documents in order to meet Stage 2 requirements.
February 13, 2012
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