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Top recommendations for an integrated approach to EHR/EMR when cash is strapped?
The adoption of EHR/EMR is more often than not a gradual, piecemeal endeavor. First billing systems are considered, then clinical values and nursing notes from med-surg, followed by the lab and moving into CPOE and the like. In this process, there tends to be a lack consistency in systems which hinders real interoperability, making it difficult to interface different...

Answer Question   |  June 22, 2010  7:20 pm
ehr, EMR, Interoperability and health information exchange
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145 pts.

DMEs: Effectively Managing Data
Which software do you use for your orders/inventories/billing needs?

Answer Question   |  April 28, 2010  6:28 pm
DME, Medical, Medicare
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5 pts.

Payer contracts and ICD-10 transition
Has anyone has reached out to their payers to see what their plans are for ICD-10? Are you going to have to renegotiate many of your contracts?

Answer Question   |  April 27, 2010  8:11 pm
ICD-10, ICD-10-CM, ICD-9, ICD-9-CM
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10 pts.

Effects of privacy rule provisions next month?
DHHS is set to release provisions to the privacy rule next month per their May inventory of regulations that was published in the April 26 Federal Register. As there hasn’t been any other details released, what do you think these provisions will ential? Effects on both group practice owners and hospitals alike?

Answer Question   |  May 24, 2017  6:30 pm
data privacy, data security, Privacy, security
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5 pts.

Unanticipated Meaningful Use Assistance for Physicians
Beyond the incentives, what help should be made available to doctors on their journey to Meaningful Use ?

Answer Question   |  April 27, 2010  4:27 pm
REC
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REC
5 pts.

What are the weakness of EHR?
What are the weakness of EHR?

Answer Question   |  October 20, 2016  2:20 am
Health care inventory management systems and software
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EHR
5 pts.

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10 pts.

3rd party billing vs built-in EMR
When building an EMR, better to build your own billing system or integrate with 3rd party?

Answer Question   |  June 24, 2010  2:46 pm
ehr, EMR, EMR billing
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20 pts.

Top recommendations for EHR vendors
Which are today’s top players in EMR/EHR software products (or software providers)? Newbies in the space?

Answer Question   |  April 28, 2010  2:22 pm
ehr, EHR systems, EMR
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5 pts.

Integration of remote monitoring data into EMR/EHR systems?
How should hospitals prioritize the integration of remote monitoring data (i.e. from implantable devices, ICDs and pacemakers, etc) into their EMR/EHR systems? How is this currently being considered?

Answer Question   |  April 16, 2010  6:55 pm
ehr, EMR, Mobile health systems and devices, Remote monitoring
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25 pts.

Benefits of cloud in a hosptial setting?
What are the real benefits of transitioning to a cloud-based infrastructure in a hospital setting, and likewise the main challenges, security risks? How should the approach for a hospital-wide transition vs. a smaller practice setting differ?

Answer Question   |  April 20, 2010  6:35 pm
#virtualization, cloud computing, data storage
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15 pts.

EHR integration as part of LEAN
Thoughts on EHR integration as a component of a complete LEAN workflow overhaul? What considerations should be made? Vendor suggestions?

Answer Question   |  July 8, 2010  6:14 pm
EHR Integration, EHR systems, lean
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25 pts.

iPhone vs BlackBerry
Which is the better smartphone for you (doctors and nurses, please) the iPhone or BlackBerry? And why is one better than the other?

Answer Question   |  April 14, 2010  6:03 pm
BlackBerry, iphone, smart phone, smartphone
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100 pts.

How valuable are personal health records to your organization?
A recent Lake Research Partners survey suggests that patients who use a personal health record (PHR) service are more likely to pay increased attention to and take steps to improve their own health, Moreover, though only 7% of Americans use a PHR service, 40% expressed interest in doing so. Is your organization working with a...

Answer Question   |  June 23, 2010  4:21 pm
personal health records
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490 pts.

ipad and efficiency
Will the ipad streamline the workflow for people in the healthcare industry or hinder it?

Answer Question   |  April 22, 2010  3:12 pm
iPad
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50 pts.

HL7 Versions and EHR implementation
With different vendors now using/supporting different versions of HL7. (There are eight iterations of HL7 v.2)What is the price to client expense and future implementations on existing systems.

Answer Question   |  April 13, 2010  7:32 pm
ehr, EMR
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5 pts.

iPad in clinical environments
I am curious to see how you are planning to incorporate the iPad into your clinical work and what apps you’re planning to run on it.

Answer Question   |  April 6, 2010  9:11 pm
CPOE, ehr, EMR, iPad
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195 pts.

EMR vendor selection assistance
Anyone worked with an EMR selection service/consultant that gave decent options and objective advice?

Answer Question   |  March 31, 2010  5:43 pm
EMR
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20 pts.

Integrated vs. modular EHR selection
Currently considering an integrated vs. modular approach for EHR integration for a small community hospital. Any luck with vendors from either camp? Recommendations? Advice?

Answer Question   |  September 1, 2016  5:15 pm
ehr, EMR
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20 pts.

DICOM standard for PACS
In regards to PACS and the DICOM standard, what are the key aspects my hospital must consider to ensure compliance?

Answer Question   |  June 10, 2010  4:53 pm
DICOM, PACs
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25 pts.


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