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

Vital Considerations When Buying EMR Software

When looking for EMR Software to buy, EPs have a variety of options they can choose from. You will need to fully understand your requirements first, and assess how each of the systems in the market will fit in with them. Following are the main aspects of the web based EMR Software that you should

Training Centers started Medical Billing Programs on ICD 10 Codes

There have been much advancement in the healthcare sector and the latest one is the introduction of ICD 10 codes. Now, ICD 10 implementation is not an easy task, mainly because it requires training. However, the medical billing program of some of the firms has come up with training in ICD 10 codes. One of

Newly Formed Consortium hopes to make ICD 10 Transition smoother for Smaller Providers

October 1, 2015 has been set as the final date for healthcare providers for ICD 10 implementation. With this, ICD 10 training and implementation has been the major topic of discussion in the medical industry. Since ICD 10 is about to bring a major change in the overall system, industry experts are looking for simpler

New Report Says ICD 10 Adoption Costs Are Lesser Than Expected

Good news for small healthcare practitioners! A recent study indicates that the overall cost for small healthcare practitioners to migrate from ICD-9 to ICD 10 is relatively cheaper that what was predicted earlier. The study report, which was published in American Health Information Management Association’s official journal, is sure to trigger the pace of ICD

Latest Software Bridges Gap In Precision Medicine

University of California, San Francisco has recently unveiled a web-based software platform that improves the precision of the medicines used in cancer treatment significantly. This new platform seamlessly integrates genomic analysis and testing, clinical and outcome data, and personalized treatment regimens. This integrates all of the features directly into the web-based EMR systems. This project

IT Panels Recommend Solutions To Improve EHR Interoperability

Of late, two major IT panels have come forward to offer EHR interoperability solutions to improve the overall facilities and care provided to the patients. These health information technology advisory panels have recommended a new approach that can be used while employing EHR software in the systems. This will help in enabling seamless communication across

Is It Safe To Store Your Health Information Online

The role of electronic health records and an electronic health record specialist in providing high-quality healthcare to patients has gone up considerably over the past few years. The health care system in the country is in the process of transition from the traditional paper records to electronic health records handled by an electronic health record

ICD 10 Implementation may not be a Burden on Smaller Practices as Expected

Many of the smaller health care providers were reluctant to make ICD 10 preparation, since they thought that the transition would be a big financial burden. However, according to the latest reports, the estimates for ICD 10 implementation figures were exaggerated. The report, which was published in one of the health journals also found that

Health Care Firms Differ In Terms Of ICD 10 Readiness

Majority of the healthcare organizations are willing to conduct ICD testing before the October 2015 compliance date, but many of the smaller health care organizations are struggling, as per the latest reports from Health Data Management reports. ICD 10 Background Health care organizations in US are working hard for the transition from ICD 9 to