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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
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10 pts.

Resource allocation and project prioritization for enterprise-level initiatives
We are a mid-size facility amidst an EHR upgrade, curious how others have handled resource allocation and prioritization (funding, staff) for infrastructure projects (disaster recovery planning, etc.) and other ongoing enterprise-wide and live application projects (clinical systems integration, EHR, ICD-10, etc.)? How should we prioritize between federal compliance and a strong, resilient infrastructure?

Answer Question   |  May 24, 2012  6:22 pm
disaster recovery, EHR implementation, Infrastructure, Tags: Resource allocation
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30 pts.

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

Answer Question   |  January 21, 2012  8:55 pm
cloud computing, mobile apps, SaaS, surgery scheduling
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5 pts.

Workflow considerations for EHR safety regs?
In looking at having to change established workflows to satisfy EHR software regulations, how do you assess your end-users acceptance of it? How did you secure their nod and support?

Answer Question   |  December 15, 2011  4:34 pm
ehr, electronic health record, software, Workflow
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25 pts.

Does your health organization have a social media policy?
There are a growing number of health care professionals using social media these days. Does your organization have a policy?

Answer Question   |  August 4, 2011  4:51 am
facebook, social media, Twitter
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810 pts.

How do you do a PROC overriding a PROC in JCL?
We have PROC’s inside of PROC’s in our JCL, how do you override the inner proc?

Answer Question   |  September 29, 2011  12:27 am
JCL, PASSPORT, PROC OVERRIDE
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5 pts.

Printing via Mac Hosting XP Through Parallels
I have several Doctors who of course love MacBooks. The issue is that our EMR application is hosted on a Windows Citrix Farm and uses Windows Virtual Drivers to print. This is not a problem when using a Windows based system. But what can I do when users want to use MacBooks and still make...

Answer Question   |  September 21, 2011  11:04 pm
Citrix, MacBook, Parallels, printing, Windows 7
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5 pts.

How Close are we to having standarized forms accross the board for Health Care claims?
I deal with applications responsible for the scanning and capturing of medical information off of claim forms and other related paperwork sent to my company(insurance industry).  One of the biggest issues we face is the fact that the majority of information we need is still contained on unstructured forms.  Or where we are sent information...

Answer Question   |  June 6, 2011  7:12 pm
CMS1500, EOMB, HCFA1500, PHEOMB
5 pts.

Oracle and the Itanium chip controversy
Since Oracle is no longer going to support the Itanium chip, what direction is best for those of us in the industry using HP UX and Oracle to support our software platform? We are currently planning an upgrade to AMISYS ADVANCE Release 6.  This release requires us to be on HP UX version 11.23 as...

Answer Question   |  May 26, 2011  7:17 pm
AMISYS ADVANCE, HP UX, Oracle, PA RISC
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5 pts.

Legacy Systems
Our Clinical data is in a highly refined/adapted version of ACT! Will it be possible to “import” it into a real EHR system? ACT! is ODBC compliant.

Answer Question   |  May 23, 2011  10:02 pm
ACT!, Legacy
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5 pts.

Top Visiting Nurse Healthcare Management System Providers
Looking for a list of the top providers of Software as a Service (SaaS) /Cloud based business operations software for small (<$5million a year), local non-profit organizations in the Visiting Nurse space.

Answer Question   |  May 17, 2011  5:19 pm
cloud computing, Healthcare software, Software as a Service/SaaS
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5 pts.

using a Google based TV in hospitals
What does everyone think having the ability to view charts directly by using an App installed on the “google enabled Tvs” and then view the chart and records with the patient, just by simply using the remote control of the tv. is there real tangible use for this concept?

Answer Question   |  January 20, 2011  7:11 pm
Google tv, patient chart
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1,785 pts.

Thoughts about Chrome OS?
What are your thoughts about the new Chrome OS by Google? Will this have a major impact in the health care industry?

Answer Question   |  December 13, 2010  5:01 am
chrome, google
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810 pts.

Making possible usage of the Microsoft Kinect
After looking at few videos of the new uses of the Microsoft (Xbox 360) Kinect, it made me wonder what could the potentials be for using such a smart device in the healthcare industry?

Answer Question   |  December 7, 2010  4:37 am
Healthcare software, Kinect
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1,785 pts.

Meaningful use of Twitter in health IT?
I’d love to hear your stories of “meaningful use” of Twitter in the health IT industry. I know that many healt IT executives do not use Twitter, but if we could generate some buzz and share some great examples, then I’d be willing to discuss these stories when I’m at HIMSS 2011.

Answer Question   |  November 29, 2010  4:01 am
health IT, social media, Twitter
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810 pts.

OT/OR Monitors and PACS
Is there any special kind of Operation Theatre or Operation Room Workstations or Monitors available.What kind of size and resolution will be good for them.

Answer Question   |  September 28, 2010  7:41 pm
Monitors, OR, OT, PACs
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70 pts.

Interfaced vs Integrated?
We are constantly hearing these terms about how an EHR/PMS is an integrated system and that it would be a much better solution than an interfaced one. But is it really true that an interfaced system is any less reliable?

Answer Question   |  August 30, 2010  4:30 am
Integration, Interfaces
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1,785 pts.

Interfacing best-of-breed PM/EHR solutions via HL7 transactions
PCP Associates, a small PCP practice (two physicians), already has a practice management (PM) system installed.  There is no acceptable EHR solution that uses the same database and computer system that the PM uses.  PCP Associates belongs to a local independent practice association (IPA) which is offering a program to encourage small PCP practices to...

Answer Question   |  August 11, 2010  5:35 pm
Best-of-breed, ehr, Practice Management Systems
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5 pts.

Surgical Scheduling and why is it necessary to have two scheduling systems
I find it very hard to believe that PMS vendors can’t add scheduling functionality that Surgical specialties require.  In recent months I have worked with several surgical groups and every time I have noticed that a surgical scheduling component was missing from the main PMS and an additional purchase was made to accommodate for the...

Answer Question   |  July 10, 2010  11:16 pm
surgery scheduling
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1,785 pts.

PACS Workstations
What are the standard features of PACS Workstations.What are the different kinds of workstations installed for PACS.Is there are different types of workstations available for different modalities types.

Answer Question   |  July 3, 2010  9:20 am
PACs, Workstations
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435 pts.


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