EHR Archive

Interoperability in EHRs and Why it is so Important?

In today’s digital age, when we are witnessing an instant exchange of information round the clock, healthcare providers are still struggling to share a patient’s health records with relevant stakeholders. Although the $35 billion incentive offered to physicians as part of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act in order to

8 Features Chiropractors Should Look For In An EHR Software

Chiropractors possess plenty of data for interpreting, prior to selecting the correct web based electronic health records software for a practice. Comprehending the fundamental features in an EHR is crucial for decreasing prices and increasing efficiency. Basically, acquiring a chiropractic EHR system is likely to be a highly critical practice resolution a chiropractor will choose.

Five Components of an EHR Policy

At the beginning of this month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, announced a total of 100,000 physicians and hospitals had filed for the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record encouragement plan. The outcome was greater than $850 million for EHR encouragement plans, which were compensated towards September 30, 2011. Although the analysis shall

The Quality of EHR Software

A majority of the software vendors are now providing quality EMR software solutions to hospitals and healthcare organizations. But, there are still many breaches in the technological solutions available, especially in the areas of data sharing and data security. On top of that, the use of affordable web-based EHR applications that did not meet the

Efficient Use Of EHR Technology Can Reduce The Chances Of Medical Errors

Many studies in the past have concluded that at least some of the thousands of patient deaths happening every year in this country happen solely because of medical errors. In other words, some of these deaths could have been avoided in the first place, if full information about the patient medical history was available to

ONC Appreciates Hospitals And Professionals For Adopting EHR Solutions

A recent report issued by the ONC (Office of the National Coordinator) shows that there has been remarkable progress in EHR (Electronic Health Record) adoption across the country. However, the report says that there are several obstacles in the way of healthcare organizations in the process of making the adoption hundred percent. According to ONC,

EHR Systems to include Occupation Data for Improved Decision Making

Recently, several physicians demonstrated the advantages of adding occupation data to EHR systems and said that it could help in better decision making. Adding a patient’s occupation and workplace into the electronic health record systems can make the providers at community health centres offer better facilities. This is because gathering such information enables the providers

EHR Doesn’t Cause Rise Of Medicare Scams – Report

With WHO’s mandate for the adoption of electronic health records, experts in the healthcare industry feared that it would lead to fraudulent billing and coding tendencies. However, recent reports show that such fears are baseless. The report is based on the outcome of the researchers by Harvard School of Public Health and Michigan School of

CMS Issues New Guidelines For Stage 2 Attestation At HIMSS14

The 2014th chapter of Healthcare Information And Management Systems (HIMSS14) discussed very deeply about the Electronic Health Record adoption incentive programs. The annual meeting noted that the criteria for the adoption of EHR and the meaningful use stage 2 attestation programs should be made clearer to the healthcare organizations across the country. The major focus

American Heart Association highlights the Significance of Hospital-Paramedics Coordination

A recent study conducted by the American Heart Association (AHA) reveals that the integration of Electronic health record specialist alone can’t yield positive results unless there is a coordination of works undertaken. To highlight its point, the AHA pointed out the remarkable decline in the number of heart attack death cases after hospitals in certain