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How can I find where to submit my public health data?
The EHR incentive program requires that EPs and hospitals demonstrate the capability to submit electronic data to immunization registries and public health agencies. Is there a list of public health agencies and immunization registries where this data should be sent?

Answer Question   |  March 14, 2012  6:30 pm
EHR Incentive, Health information exchange, Meaningful use
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10 pts.

What if EHR doesn’t live up to promises?
What if an EHR system is certified to meet meaningful use requirements (for stage 1, anyway) but is not performing as expected? Is there any recourse for the buyer? Are the EHR certification bodies accountable, or just the EHR vendor?

Answer Question   |  March 15, 2012  4:16 pm
EHR Certification, EHR implementation
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10 pts.

Do you feel betrayed by the ICD-10 delay?
Jim Gibson tweeted from HIMSS 2012: Many CIOs at #HIMSS12 feel betrayed by #ICD10 delay. Fought for $$ and resources and now viewed as crying wolf… #butstillrelieved. Others tweeted that they’re hearing similar sentiments. We’re still waiting for details of the ICD-10 delay, but in the meantime, do you feel betrayed? Did you fight for...

Answer Question   |  February 21, 2012  6:57 pm
ICD-10, ICD-10 conversion
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195 pts.

Skype video HIPAA-compliant?
Is Skype video HIPAA-compliant? They use encrypted protocols, so does that mean they meet HIPAA requirements?

Answer Question   |  February 27, 2012  8:33 pm
telemedicine
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810 pts.

Telehealth models for disease management
Has anyone seen any telehealth models for disease management, specifically for diabetes? Are any provider systems currently employing diabetes care with a telehealth component on a larger scale?

Answer Question   |  March 24, 2017  4:34 pm
Telehealth, Telemonitoring
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10 pts.

Physician groups to form ACO?
Will large numbers of physician organizations or physician groups eventually develop an accountable care organization (ACO) of their own?[o:p][/o:p]

Answer Question   |  February 13, 2012  4:58 pm
Accountable Care Organizations, ACO
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20 pts.

HIPAA and Skype
Based off of a conversation I saw previously on LinkedIn, is Skype a HIPAA compliant platform for telehelath?

Answer Question   |  February 14, 2012  4:12 pm
LinkedIn, Skype, Telehealth
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5 pts.

HIPAA compliance of BAs
How do you know if Business Associates is indeed HIPAA compliant, as the prime liability is on the medical practice (covered entity)?

Answer Question   |  February 15, 2012  8:25 pm
Business associates, Covered entities, HIPAA
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10 pts.

What will be the hottest topic at HIMSS?
What do you think will be the hottest topic at HIMSS this year?

Answer Question   |  February 8, 2012  4:12 am
HIMSS
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810 pts.

Standards for EHR integration of CCD data at the HIE level
Given that HIEs are pushing for the use of CCD for PHI data exchange among facilities, how is the actual merging of the data into an existing EHR being considered? If the data is not able to be adequately integrated, and in the absence of standards, how can one be sure that the imported data...

Answer Question   |  October 7, 2016  2:54 pm
CCD, Continuity of care document, EHR standards, EHRs, Health information exchanges, HIEs
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15 pts.

Who is the leader in CPHIT/CPEHR Health IT Certification Training?
I am looking for the top training provider for CPHIT/CPEHR

Answer Question   |  February 4, 2012  4:34 pm
CPHIT/CPEHR Health IT Certification Training
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5 pts.

Surgery Scheduling and Collaboration
Are there any web based(cloud) surgery scheduling applications that allow for hospital and vendor communication?

Answer Question   |  December 3, 2014  8:55 pm
cloud computing, mobile apps, SaaS, surgery scheduling
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5 pts.

What keeps Medical Record Directors of Hospitals up at night?
What are some of the issues Medical Record Directors in hospitals deal with besides HIPAA, Meaningful Use and HITECH?

Answer Question   |  May 7, 2017  8:41 pm
breaches, cost savings, Medical Record Directors issues
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5 pts.

Security Requirements & Medical Device Network Connectivity
Are there regulatory requirements for medical device data connectivity, and their dedicated networks? Do they affect physical attributes of their network closets?

Answer Question   |  June 11, 2012  4:47 pm
Medical Device Data Security, Medical Device Network Closets
5 pts.

Private Market place for mhealth
What if large health systems have the option to provide virtual mobile platforms to run on to of private mobile devices, would it improve security and improve IT?

Answer Question   |  August 29, 2012  11:10 pm
mobile devices, Virtualization
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1,785 pts.

Data sharing, governance of EHR data and patient records
Does, or how does, your in-facility EHR share data with other outside-facility EHRs to create a patient-centric longitudinal health record? If this isn’t the case, does the EHR, in essence, perform the functionality of an EMR? If so, how do you handle data governance and privacy/security with data being viewed outside of the facility? Thanks!

Answer Question   |  January 11, 2012  5:24 pm
Data exchange, ehr, EMR, PHI
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20 pts.

Dell for better storage costs?
We are currently using HP for our storage and virtualization needs. But I recently read a case study on the dellempowers.com site about how Boston Medical Center is using Dell services to cut storage costs and needs. Like Boston Medical, we are a large medical facility that needs to store a lot of data in...

Answer Question   |  January 4, 2012  7:23 pm
healthcare
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0 pts.

ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS
What impact on coding professionals and physicians be when converting to ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS

Answer Question   |  January 16, 2012  3:52 am
ICD-10 transition
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5 pts.

Readiness for NHIN standards with HIE
Is the NHIN standard going to figure into information exchange, especially in ACOs? It looks like nation-wide HIE is a long way off, maybe even a decade. How much time should be spent on NHIN readiness now?

Answer Question   |  December 30, 2011  2:39 pm
Health information exchange, HIE, NHIN, standards
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15 pts.

sony EricssonX10i lastest soft ware problem
after updating my X10i(mobile) software, iam facing very serious problem in opening images. when ever i open images my phone get stuck or held then i have to restart it. iam fedup of theall the time restarting it.and again it happen whenever i want to open camera images.please help

Answer Question   |  December 18, 2011  5:56 am
Mobile devices and telehealth
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5 pts.


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