Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR)
12:00 pm November 07, 2019
Clinical documentation improvement is important to physicians and hospitals to capture how sick patients truly are by documenting clear and specific diagnoses that impact the encounter, to document it while the patient is still inhouse, and for the physician to be able to address it while
05:31 pm October 01, 2019
Doing things "the same old way" has run headlong into the urgent realities of the digital era. Issue number one is that anything handwritten or printed is by nature more prone to human error, and might not be updated real-time to reflect patient needs, which is all the more problematic given that these signs are geared towards care team...
04:53 pm September 06, 2019
For many healthcare organizations, the digital transformation is a slow, confusing process. Although the adoption of EMR technologies has largely tamed the data problem, information that does not fit nicely in such a structured database requires an Enterprise Content Management solution.
01:00 pm August 29, 2019
Although the technical ability to move data from point A to point B is important, it is just as critical--if not more so--that the data actually be meaningful to the system and staff on the receiving end.
04:48 pm August 21, 2019
When it comes to the deadly opioid abuse crisis, what makes the difference between the states that are seeing significant improvement and those that are steadily declining—even with statewide awareness initiatives? Although no panacea exists for this complex problem, the states seeing improvements do have one thing in common: Technology-...
03:31 pm June 11, 2019
In this interview, Jill Sutton of IBM Watson Health emphasizes the importance of providing clinicians with access to evidence-based information and discusses how artificial intelligence can help deliver that information more quickly at the point-of-care.
03:51 pm June 06, 2019
According to a report from EMC, the volume of healthcare data is expected to increase 48 percent annually. Healthcare organizations are spending considerable time, money, and effort producing and collecting this "tsunami of data." But what actionable insights can be gained from it all? This whitepaper describes the important steps...
03:17 pm May 03, 2019
When a large Kentucky health system was struggling with a lack of a common system infrastructure, including a handful of different electronic health record systems, they knew that migrating to a single EHR platform was a "no-brainer." But they also knew that moving to a new system would create immediate inefficiencies in an already...
11:00 am April 25, 2019
Going live on a new Electronic Health Record (EHR) is one of the most critical aspects of the overall implementation project. It HAS to be successful. The costs and morale issues associated with a go-live gone bad are significant. That is why it is important to be armed with best practices to help ensure your success. Selecting the right vendor...
02:45 pm April 24, 2019
As the healthcare industry evolves, many organizations are looking for ways to embrace value-based care models, increase the quality of patient care, set themselves apart from their competitors and meet future challenges. Investing in the patient experience can address all these issues, increasing profitability as well as engaging both patients...