Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)

By Mike Miliard 05:08 pm June 04, 2019
In its comments on the agencies' interoperability rules, HIMSS said FHIR v.4 should be required for certification – but cautioned against too broad a definition of EHI and said to slow requirements for payer trusted exchange network participation.
By Nathan Eddy 11:21 am June 04, 2019
The RESTful application programming interface can support HL7, CCDA, RDBMS, CSV and X12 for data extraction and aggregation into a standardized format.
By Nathan Eddy 12:27 pm June 03, 2019
The Department of Justice charged Coffey Health System with failing to conduct the risk analyses required by the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs.
By Anna Engberg 04:54 am June 03, 2019
At the Swiss eHealth Summit this September, Adrian Schmid from eHealth Suisse will be at the Thun Hospital to answer questions about the Electronic Patient Dossier (EPD), the Swiss version of EPRs, in hospital operations. In an interview, he reveals how participants can prepare for the workshop "Next Stop: EPD - The Last Challenges...
By Mike Miliard 03:37 pm May 31, 2019
The Medical Group Management Association also has concerns about security risks that might be associated with the proposed rules, and says they go "too far, too fast."
By Mike Miliard 03:25 pm May 30, 2019
The members of the HIMSS EHR Association support the rules' goals – but say that as drafted they go beyond Congress' intent for 21st Century Cures, are too loosely defined, have too tight a timeline and require too much IP sharing.
Practice management suite helps group practice grow 15 percent a year

A Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners clinic in Douglassville, Pennsylvania.

By Bill Siwicki 01:47 pm May 29, 2019
At Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners, among other things, patient volume and financials are up 20 percent for 2019, online appointment scheduling has increased and reputation management efforts are well in hand.
By Mike Miliard 12:06 pm May 28, 2019
The application will enable one-click virtual consults within the EHR workflow, and comes at a pivotal time for telehealth, which is gaining stream among physicians.
By Mike Miliard 02:37 pm May 24, 2019
The informatics group calls on ONC to "flip the paradigm" of consumer access as it finalizes the "most consequential health informatics policies" since meaningful use.
By Mike Miliard 09:12 am May 24, 2019
Technologies to give physicians the ability see PDMP data within their EHR workflows are enabling them to spot doctor shoppers and make smarter prescriptions, says KLAS.

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