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Hippa violation
Is it a Hippa violation to tell someone that someones name that was at your medical practice when they are not a patient? They were a parent of a patient.

Answer Question   |  June 10, 2014  3:50 pm
hippa violation, medical practice
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5 pts.

sample intervention statements
Looking for intervention statements for MU stage 2.

Answer Question   |  November 3, 2014  5:36 pm
MU
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5 pts.

mhealth app developing team
A group of young physicians are looking to partner with a team of app developers (programmer, graphics designer etc.) to transform a number of mhealth ideas from napkin sketches to end users. Please direct questions and inquiries to mhealthappteam@gmail.com

Answer Question   |  December 10, 2013  12:20 am
medical apps, mhealth, mhealth apps, programmers
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5 pts.

Looking for assistance on EHR system evaluation
Looking for unbiased advice for EHR system comparison and evaluation. Where is the best source for this information? Links to helpful articles and assessments?

Answer Question   |  November 8, 2013  4:20 pm
EHR adoption
asked by:
15 pts.

When is insurance PHI online restricted by HIPAA?
When is insurance online UI restricted by HIPAA? Trying to determine what is and what is not allowed to be posted to a healthcare insurance online account. The subscriber wants to see all family members claims in one account.

Answer Question   |  September 4, 2013  4:19 pm
HIPAA
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25 pts.

ICD-10: Good or bad?
Will ICD-10 conversion REALLY benefit doctors and improve quality of care, or are the hyper-detailed code sets going to create more problems than solutions?

Answer Question   |  November 8, 2013  7:04 pm
ICD-10 conversion
asked by:
10 pts.

Price comparison right for health care?
Should consumers be able to compare prices in healthcare, like they can in almost any other market?

Answer Question   |  May 15, 2013  7:52 pm
consumer
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10 pts.

CMS and future of reimbursements
Will CMS continue to reduce reimbursements for specialists, who comprise two-thirds of the 550,000 physicians who bill Medicare?

Answer Question   |  April 29, 2013  8:25 pm
CMS, reimbursement, specialist
asked by:
10 pts.

EHR security
What other technologies besides EHRs have government mandated security regulations?

Answer Question   |  April 17, 2013  8:00 pm
ehr
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10 pts.

Looking for advice on EHR
Looking for advice on EHR system suggestions. Anyone have advice on ease of implementation?

Answer Question   |  April 10, 2013  1:25 am
EHR implementation
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5 pts.

ICD-10
What are some good things embedded in the new ICD-10 standards? Doctors complain of complex coding that will suck up resources, but how will docs benefit from the new standards?

Answer Question   |  April 8, 2013  7:15 pm
ICD-10 transition
asked by:
10 pts.

Telemedicine
How should providers decide if and which telemedicine services would benefit their organization?

Answer Question   |  April 4, 2013  8:15 pm
telehealth services, telemedicine
asked by:
10 pts.

Physicians and endorsements
Should physician societies endorse & approve mHealth apps?

Answer Question   |  March 28, 2013  4:45 pm
mhealth, mhealth apps
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10 pts.

CDS systems
Do hospitals/providers NEED CDS systems? Is there anything in the MU core that requires it?

Answer Question   |  March 25, 2013  8:33 pm
CDS, ehr, Meaningful use
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10 pts.

Training and Developing Today’s Health Care IT workers
Healthcare IT seems to becoming a very specialized field of IT study. What is being done to train and develop the healthcare IT worker so they are prepared to address the tools – specialized and IT system linked tools, mobility devices, and the governance/risk/compliance aspects – particularly with HIPAA and other privacy issues?

Answer Question   |  February 28, 2013  6:42 pm
Analytics, HIPAA, Mobility, workforce development
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10 pts.

Has anyone connected the XDS.b protocol thru a Interface Engine?
We are beginning to Integrate multiple EMRs with our HIE which uses the XDS.b protocol to transfer CCDs. I’m thinking we will need to the ability to modify these CCDs as they travel between systems. One particular point of concern is the HTML embedded in the CCD will certainly need tweaking for differnt systems, not...

Answer Question   |  February 28, 2013  6:40 pm
CCD, ehr, EMR, HIE, HIE XDS.b Interface Engine EMR
10 pts.

Correctional Health: EHR In State Prisons
I am wondering about the possibility of requiring state prisons systems to implement EHRs that would be interoperable enough so that when offenders are released back into the community their health information would be accessible by their community physician(s). I know that there are many variables such as SES, family support systems, etc., that might...

Answer Question   |  February 25, 2013  2:03 pm
ehr, EHR systems, Hardware and software, Health information exchange, health IT, Interoperability and health information exchange
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10 pts.

Paying for transfer records from one Dr to another Dr
Is it legal in California to charge a patient to transfer records from one Dr. to another? We live in Oregon and they told me our past Californian Dr. cannot charge me to transfer our records to our new Dr. here in Oregon. So – patients can be charged to pick up records, but not...

Answer Question   |  February 28, 2013  2:00 pm
dont know what this is
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10 pts.

PCMH solutions
Many EHR vendors provide PCMH solutions to allow physician practices to become a PCMH. What are some standalone PCMH solutions that integrate with an EHR through an API?

Answer Question   |  February 22, 2013  5:05 pm
ehr, Meaningful use, PCMH
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810 pts.

Patient Record Integrity
How will the industry address the concerns relating to Health Information Exchange and the potential data mismatches that exist inside EHR’s? As sited and referenced in a recent article (Oct. 2012), published by Healthcare Info Security, “a study found 8 percent to 14 percent of EHRs might have potentially dangerous patient data mismatches, such as...

Answer Question   |  August 24, 2014  4:03 pm
Health information exchange, HIEs, HIHs, RHIOs, single patient key, unique identifier
asked by:
10 pts.


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