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ACOs and Business Intelligence
Our facility is planning to become an ACO in the next 2-3 years, and is currently evaluating options for different Business Intelligence (B)I and data analytics tools. Solutions that can track and compile the EHR data we need to then contract with payers, establish partnerships, etc. What are some the best options on the market...

Answer Question   |  October 21, 2017  7:53 pm
Accountable Care Organizations, ACOs, BI, Business Intelligence
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20 pts.

EHR and risk management?
How can EHRs help with risk management? How should a hospital begin a risk analysis/assessment?

Answer Question   |  December 2, 2011  7:50 pm
ehr, Electronic health records, Risk management
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10 pts.

Cloud Based EHR vs. Server Based EHR
I’ve recently heard that amazon cloud technology is HIPAA compliant, however is this any more secure than having an EHR software system store patient records on a local server?

Answer Question   |  September 8, 2016  1:22 am
cloud computing, cloud ehr, cloud technology
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20 pts.

Accountable Care Organizations and data exchange
·         How health data will be shared in an ACO framework if without an EHR? What should a provider org do while they are in the pre-adoption phase?

Answer Question   |  October 19, 2016  12:56 pm
Accountable Care Organizations, ACOs, Data exchange, EHRs, electronic health record
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25 pts.

ACO final rules and regulations?
·         What do you think about the ACO final rules and regulations? What do you think needs to happen for the ACO model to have a shot at success? What would need to happen on the front of patient engagement and accountability?  

Answer Question   |  November 6, 2016  12:54 pm
Accountable Care Organizations, ACOs, Health information exchange, HIE, patient engagement
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20 pts.

Mobile health integration case studies?
·         What are some of the best case studies of success in terms of hospitals who have been through a larger-scale mobile health implementation (iPad roll out?), who are good poster children for the process and can speak to the benefits, ROI, etc?

Answer Question   |  August 20, 2016  12:52 pm
iPad, mhealth, mobile health, Mobile integration
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25 pts.

E-Prescribing controlled substances
I noticed that the video segment on Securing Access to Medical Records on the Dell webinar site highlights many necessary security measures needed for successful security implementation of EMR, however the expert did not address the directly related topic of E Prescribing and the controversial issue of E- Prescribing controlled substances. Looking for some specific...

Answer Question   |  November 15, 2016  2:26 pm
healthcare
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0 pts.

Meaningful Use for Radiologists
Our Radiology groups that bill more than 10% of their services as out patient charges are getting indication from CMS sources that they will be an “eligible provider” and have to implement an ambulatory EMR to be eligible for incentives and to avoid the coming penalties. How are radiology groups planning to deal with this...

Answer Question   |  May 23, 2017  3:29 pm
meaningful use incentives, Radiology
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5 pts.

What do you think about the Quantified Self movement?
I’ve recently been exploring the quantified self (QS) movement. I’m wearing digital devices that measure my activity level, sleep, and other biometrics. Any of you exploring the same?

Answer Question   |  October 12, 2011  2:54 pm
quantified self
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810 pts.

Devloping medical archiving solutions
In the webcast on Making Access to Medical Records More Scalable and Less Complex, the expert discusses the importance of creating easily accessible archived data. But I was wondering should online and offline systems be developed simultaneously, or is it possible to fully develop EMR systems, and once established focus on selecting the most effective...

Answer Question   |  August 5, 2016  5:00 pm
healthcare, Storage and PACS
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0 pts.

Remote patient monitoring
Dell’s Game Changing Mobile Health Applications video is pretty interesting, but I’m wondering if anyone has given additional thought to how EMRs connect with patients beyond the institution, and how they might integrate data generated by remote patient monitoring to make that information usable?

Answer Question   |  October 4, 2011  4:15 pm
healthcare
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0 pts.

Benefits and pitfalls of mobile imaging
During the video segment regarding Game Changing Mobile Health Applications, on the Dell Empowers site (www.dellempowers.com), the expert briefly discussed mobile imaging. Does anyone have additional feedback on what types of applications are currently available for mobile imaging? Also, some insights on the potential benefits and pitfalls for those applications would be helpful.

Answer Question   |  November 28, 2016  6:26 pm
healthcare
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0 pts.

Meaningful use status
How far along is you facility as far as attesting for meaningful use?  If you have already attested, how did the process work?

Answer Question   |  August 28, 2016  4:05 pm
attesting, Meaningful use
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5 pts.

It’s time for health centers to create their own internet and communicate together
When will the health centers create an INTERNET much like the major Universities and miitary labs did in the late 60’s and early 70’s, think ARPA. Real government funding could be gone after to help create a center of EHR and coordinated health care Funding for mass distribution of mobile devices and EDI standards could help determine if...

Answer Question   |  September 25, 2011  1:25 pm
Database center for EHR with standards for data entry, EDI
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5 pts.

Tape backup strategy
We are developing modified backup plans to save money.  Normally, we do a full backup once a week and incrementals daily.   Looking to move many systems (800) to one of the below: 1) full backup once a month, incrementals daily 2) full backup once a quarter, incrementals every other day What is the risk of...

Answer Question   |  October 19, 2011  11:50 am
incremental, tape backup
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5 pts.

HIT Cettification
I am just finishing the HIT program and will want to take the certificcation test.  Has anyone taken it and what did you use to study for it?  Thanks

Answer Question   |  October 17, 2011  6:41 pm
certification
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15 pts.

Meaningful Use Days for 2011
In order to collect the full amount of Meaningful Use incentives for Medicare ($18,000 for the first year), the last day to start using a certified technology (EHR)  is Jan 1, 2012 and I have to use it for the entire year (Jan 1, 2012 to Dec 31, 2012) before i can attest for the...

Answer Question   |  September 27, 2011  4:55 pm
Meaningful use stage 1
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5 pts.

Major areas of Health IT and Training
What are the major areas of the Health IT and what type of training will help a person without experience break into the field with a decent salary start.

Answer Question   |  September 25, 2011  4:16 pm
Major interest, training
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5 pts.

EMR ROI for a Private Practice: variables/factors
What is the estimated ROI for a single provider practice minus the Medicare/Medicaid incentives. Does it vary by the vendor? What are other variables?

Answer Question   |  November 4, 2011  4:01 pm
EMR, ROI
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5 pts.

How do you disable attachment downloads through Outlook Web Access (OWA)
How are you disabling the ability of users to download data to personal devices when accessing their email attachments through Outlook Web Access (OWA) in order to comply with HIPAA/CMS rules?

Answer Question   |  April 9, 2017  3:50 pm
Download, email, Outlook
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5 pts.


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