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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.

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

Answer Question   |  April 17, 2013  8:00 pm
ehr
asked by:
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
asked by:
5 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
asked by:
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
asked by:
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
asked by:
810 pts.

EHR, meaningful use bonuses
How should health care providers decide where EHR and MU bonus money should go? Are there any stipulations in the legislation?

Answer Question   |  February 12, 2013  5:01 pm
ehr, Meaningful use
asked by:
10 pts.

Do patients know what\’s going on?
I’d really like to hear from a physician standpoint – how much are patients, everyday patients, aware of the constantly evolving health IT industry, and the tangible changes it means to office visits? Do they know anything about EHRs, HIE, etc. etc.?

Answer Question   |  February 7, 2013  7:23 pm
ehr, HIE, Physicians
asked by:
10 pts.

Mistakes in EHRs
What are the most common mistakes in EHR implementation? (e.g. copy and pasting errors, upcoding, etc.)

Answer Question   |  January 16, 2013  7:05 pm
EHR adoption, EHR implementation
asked by:
10 pts.

Regional HIT
Which hospitals or regions in the country seem to be making the biggest gains in EHR and HIE implementation? Do regional differences affect HIT practices? How??

Answer Question   |  January 15, 2013  5:59 pm
EHR implementation, HIE
asked by:
10 pts.

Clinician input on EHR systems
How much input should clinicians have on selecting and customizing an EHR system? What’s the best way to go about getting their opinions?

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2012  8:20 pm
EHR adoption, EHR implementation, EHR selection
asked by:
20 pts.

Interoperability of EMRs
Where is the industry with the development of the global EMR and solutions for secure sharing of patient data, with the sharing done with the click of a mouse?

Answer Question   |  December 4, 2012  9:23 pm
EMR
asked by:
10 pts.

Next step in tech adoption
Is there a next step for the government to encourage health care facilities to adopt new technologies like EHRs, HIE, e-prescribing etc.? Or is it up to the facilities to adopt now or be left behind?

Answer Question   |  December 3, 2012  6:42 pm
EHR adoption, EHR selection, HIE
asked by:
20 pts.

Obama’s re-elected, so what’s next for healthcare?
What’s next for healthcare? Health information technology? Stage 3 and 4 MU?

Answer Question   |  January 10, 2013  5:13 pm
ehr, healthcare it, Meaningful use, MU
asked by:
30 pts.

Questions about Cerner EMR
Is the Cerner® electronic medical record (EMR) the same as Millennium PowerChart? What is the difference between them? Why does Cerner market their product in pieces? I just want to know their products like ACUTE EMR, CPOE, and POC, but their product information on website make me really confused. Many solutions seem like essential but...

Answer Question   |  October 24, 2012  5:05 pm
Cerner, EMR
asked by:
10 pts.

experience using updox?
What’s been your experience using updox as an added service with your EHR or CPOE system?

Answer Question   |  September 28, 2012  2:31 pm
CPOE, ehr
asked by:
810 pts.

Electronic health record design team
Suppose the electronic record design team decides to tailor computer screen views to end user needs. This would allow end users to view only the minimum necessary information they need to perform their job. What questions should the design team ask? Where can they find guidance for their screen design project?

Answer Question   |  September 9, 2014  7:18 pm
electronic health record
asked by:
5 pts.

EHR uptime and continuous availability
What’s the best strategy for ensuring EHR uptime in an outage or during a disaster?

Answer Question   |  August 30, 2012  6:19 pm
disaster recovery, ehr
asked by:
15 pts.

Clinical application training space
How does your organization deal with the demand for classroom space when teaching clinical applications?  As more applications are coming online, with MD documentation, nursing, ancillaries, billing, etc., what type of physical training structure does your institution utilize?  Is it in numeous sites across the campus, or in 1 location?  Is this space used for...

Answer Question   |  May 4, 2012  1:21 pm
Classroom, clinical applications, EMR, facilities, informatics
asked by:
15 pts.


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