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December 23, 2011  12:00 AM

Telehealth, the cloud and BI — oh my! Top 7 community blogs of 2011



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
BI, business intelligence, Cloud computing, Disaster planning, Disaster recovery, EHR, EHR Adoption, health information exchange, HIE, mHealth, RECs, Siri, telehealth

You'd be hard pressed to find a health care IT professional who wouldn't agree that 2011 was a monumental year for HIT innovation, advancement, adoption and policy. The first electronic health record...

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December 22, 2011  1:22 PM

Musings about meaningful use part 2: MU as a clinical initiative, partnership



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
CFO, Chief Financial Officer, Computerized physician order entry, CPOE, EHR Adoption, EHR attestation, ICD-10 migration planning, Meaningful use, MU

Guest post by: Joseph DeLuca, Knowledge Architect, Fulcrum Methods In my post last month, I covered some aspects of the meaningful use program...


December 21, 2011  2:37 PM

Learning from “Moby Duck”: Lessons in health care variation



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EBM, EHR, EHR implementation, EMR, Evidence-based medicine, Health care variation, RAC audits, Variation, Wendy Whittington

Guest post by: Wendy Whittington, MD, MMM, Chief Medical Officer, Anthelio Healthcare Solutions, Inc. Chances are you don't remember hearing about Moby Duck.  It's the name of...


November 22, 2011  2:27 PM

MU Check-up Virtual Seminar: Hear from Beth Israel, AHIMA and more!



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Disaster preparedness, Disaster recovery, EHR, EHR implementation, Meaningful use, mHealth, mobile health, MU, MU Check-up Virtual Seminar, Virtual seminar

Meaningful use stage two requirements go into effect in 2013. Is your organization prepared? Attend our virtual seminar to hear from -- and interact with -- leading provider IT...


November 17, 2011  12:51 PM

IOM’s HIT and Patient Safety report addresses little



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EHR, electronic health records, Institute of Medicine, IOM, IOM HIT and Pateint Safety Report, Patient safety

By: Wendy Whittington, M.D., MMM, Chief Medical Officer, Anthelio Healthcare Solutions Last week the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its report on Health Information Technology and Patient Safety, Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care. This...


November 17, 2011  12:24 PM

Musings about meaningful use: Perspectives from the C-Suite



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
CFO, CMIO, EHR, EHR incentives, EHR incentives program, Joe DeLuca, Meaningful use, MU

Guest post by:  Joseph DeLuca, Knowledge Architect, Fulcrum Methods The first reporting year for the ARRA HITECH hospital EHR incentive program ended on Sept. 30, 2011 with the closing of Federal Fiscal Year 2011 (FFY11), and the first reporting year for eligible professionals will...


November 1, 2011  11:19 AM

How medical device connectivity enables hospitals to get the most out of their EMR



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
CPOE, EHR, electronic health record, Electronic medical record, EMR, Meaningful use, MU

Guest post by: Brian McAlpine, Director, Strategic Products, Capsule Tech, Inc. The electronic medical record (EMR) is widely seen as a tool that will increase the efficiency of hospitals and physician practices and improve patient care, mainly because of its ability to help automate...


October 25, 2011  12:00 AM

Five things to discuss with EHR vendors during the selection process



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EHR functionality, EHR selection, EHR vendors, Encryption, Vendor support

Guest post by: Ruby Raley, Director, Health Care Solutions, Axway It's easy to overlook a number of details during your EHR vendor selection process, but if you keep these five must-haves in mind, you'll be ready to make the big decision with confidence. 1. Authentication and...


September 20, 2011  11:13 AM

Mass Health Data Consortium to host HealthMart’11



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Conference, EHR Adoption, EHR selection, HealthMart, HealthMart'11, Massachusetts Health Data Consortium, MHDC

A message from Craig D. Schneider, Ph.D, Director of Healthcare Policy, Massachusetts Health Data Consortium (MHDC) As a result of The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the U.S. government has already begun distributing millions of dollars to hospitals and...


September 1, 2011  10:50 AM

Health Insurance Exchange guidance: What you need to know to get started



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
ACA, Affordable Care Act, EHR, Health Insurance Exchange, HIE

Guest post by: Claudia Page, Co-Director, Social Interest Solution Health care reform is a game changer prompting the most dramatic systems transformation in the history of the health care industry. At the core of this evolution is the desire to enhance the quality of care while...


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