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Questions to ask cloud vendors
What are some of the most important questions to ask vendors when considering cloud technology for health care?

Answer Question   |  March 13, 2012  2:15 pm
Cloud, cloud computing, cloud technology, Virtualization and cloud computing
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15 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.

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   |  December 20, 2011  7:53 pm
Accountable Care Organizations, ACOs, BI, Business Intelligence
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20 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   |  December 20, 2011  1:22 am
cloud computing, cloud ehr, cloud technology
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5 pts.

Health Information Storage
How are companies particularly health care organizations, including hospitals, cbos, family planning centers, clinics and nursing homes going to handle the new EHR, PHR and other IT issues for the next years? Pay close attention to mandates from Affordable Health Care Act signed into law.

Answer Question   |  August 29, 2012  8:15 pm
Data mining, data warehousing
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5 pts.

Backup strategies
As databases grow and medical become more reliant on the system, downtime windows become smaller.  What technologies have been leveraged to continue to accomplish backups without a large backup window?

Answer Question   |  October 19, 2011  2:47 pm
sql backup
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5 pts.

Medical records data
Many, if not most, of the electronic medical records applications are not true relational databases.  Consequently, physicians cannot analyze their patient data to look at health outcomes and health management issues.  How can those of us who know what kinds of questions health care providers will want to pose sit down with those who design...

Answer Question   |  May 23, 2011  6:55 pm
Data migration, Electronic Health Record (EHR), health information technology, Health records storage management and systems, medical records
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5 pts.

Data retention schedules in Health IT
What is the Health IT industry doing to address inconsistent (and often ambiguous) standards on data retention? We’ve long seen the ‘permanent’ tag associated with much of the information we process in this industry, yet there exists so much waste (keeping tape media no longer supported by existing tape silos at costly offsite facilities) as a...

Answer Question   |  March 15, 2012  5:17 pm
data storage, Legal, retention schedules
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5 pts.

How to improve Epic at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
How could the Epic system at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates be improved with respect to… a) Spread. Line graphs. The line graphs aren’t correctly spread along the X axis and Y axis for data. b) No deleting. Patient information, patient data, doctors’ letters shouldn’t be deleted from patients’ online medical records. Deleting is contrary to...

Answer Question   |  June 1, 2011  3:10 pm
deletions, epic, harvard vanguard, harvard vanguard medical associates, line graph, line graphs, restoring data, transparency
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5 pts.

Seminar for Electronic Medical Records Management
I am looking for a seminar or conference regarding Electronic Medical Records Management for staff to attend. We are on Allscripts Enterprose EHR with over 1,000 users and @ 75,000 patients.

Answer Question   |  March 16, 2011  3:15 pm
Conferences, EHR records management, medical records, Seminar
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5 pts.

Structured Report to HL7 CDA
Why some body need to change the key image note or the DICOM  structured report to HL7 CDA format.What benefit one can derieve with this approach.

Answer Question   |  December 6, 2010  7:24 pm
CDA, HL7, PACs, Structured report
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435 pts.

Data Migration RIS PACS
Data Migration often is tedious task.What can be done to simplify the data migration task and what are the different options available for facility in context of migrating data from legacy system to new RIS PACS System

Answer Question   |  November 27, 2010  8:23 pm
Migration, PACs, RIS
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70 pts.

Data Entry Company
what are the best data entry companies in India?

Answer Question   |  October 20, 2010  11:55 am
Data Entry Company
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5 pts.

RIS PACS and advanced processing
How can one make  advanced image processing capabilities available to wider clinician group apart from Radiologists.Is technology provides solution to this problem

Answer Question   |  October 1, 2010  12:09 pm
Advanced processing, PACs
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70 pts.

Can sharing this type of data help patients?
I was ver interested in the following web site. It shows how helpful for many patients it is to share their medical condition as well as what has elped them cope/deal with their health condition. Does this pose a privacy concern? or is it a great way to show the value of sharing data. Web...

Answer Question   |  September 20, 2010  2:57 am
PatientsLikeMe, sharing data
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1,785 pts.

DICOM Structured Report
What is DICOM Structured report.What are the benefits of DICOM structured reporting.When buying RIS-PACS system what needs to be taken care to accrue benefits of Structured report

Answer Question   |  August 16, 2010  8:57 am
DICOM, PACs, RIS, Structured report
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70 pts.

Is sharing medical records with patients better for them?
Today I read an article in a national paper written by a physician about how patients over react when reviewing to their medical records and notes written by their care giver. The article also outlined how in the practice where the writer practiced, most clinical staff had the same attitude toward sharing detailed medical information...

Answer Question   |  July 30, 2010  2:35 am
medical records
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1,785 pts.

Network naming conventions?
I know a main consideration when building out your infrastructure for EHR is re-evaluating the enterprise naming convention used. What’s the best way to go about this as you position to expand your network?

Answer Question   |  July 4, 2010  9:39 pm
EHR systems, enterprise network management, naming convention
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5 pts.

CMS and lack of standards
We are a software vendor. Most of our home care customers will be required to start submitting a list of clients served every month to a survey vendor, who will do a mail or phone questionnaire to a random sample of the clients using a “satisfaction” survey created by CMS. So far so good. About...

Answer Question   |  May 19, 2010  2:54 pm
ehr, file requirements, standards
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5 pts.

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