Meaningful Use

By Resource Central 12:17 pm September 04, 2012
Specialty medicine practices rarely employ a dedicated information technology resource. Durham Nephrology is no exception. The Durham practice navigated the uncharted waters of attesting to Meaningful Use under the HITECH Act of 2009 without the benefit of an IT expert or outside consultant. They implemented an EHR system in 2003 and believed that...
By Resource Central 01:23 pm September 02, 2012
In January 2012, Healthcare IT News conducted a survey to identify drivers and challenges for developing and deploying a solution for centralized digital document delivery that complies with healthcare industry regulations. Read this report to learn the key findings from the survey investigating trends in the adoption of digital document...
By Resource Central 03:19 pm August 29, 2012
As doctors and hospitals fight for the lives of their patients, they find themselves drowning in a sea of paperwork. Healthcare workers struggle daily to communicate patient information quickly and securely while complying with numerous insurance policies and industry regulations. Now, with demand from the White House to demonstrate "meaningful...
By Resource Central 08:50 am August 29, 2012
As healthcare organizations develop strategies to comply with federal mandates and succeed in the new environment, wireless is one of the emerging technologies that can enable organizations to meet their clinical and business objectives, especially in this era of having to do more with a finite set of resources. This paper, featuring results from...
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...

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