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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...


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...


August 24, 2011  12:58 PM

Addressing EHR implementation and the private cloud at Columbia Memorial



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Cloud computing, Columbia Memorial, EHR, EHR implementation, Q&A, Virtualization and cloud computing

In early 2010, Columbia Memorial Hospital, based in Hudson, NY, launched its electronic health records (EHR) system throughout 26 clinical locations, covering 300 providers in Columbia...


August 15, 2011  11:46 AM

Value perceptions of EHRs: Users vs. non-users



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EHR, EHR Adoption, EHR functionality, Physician adoption, Sage Healthcare

By Tony Ryzinski, SVP of Marketing, Sage Healthcare Division The adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) in the U.S. continues to grow as more physicians and medical staff learn about the efficiency and cost-saving benefits of using the technology, which of course includes the...


August 3, 2011  1:51 PM

Integrating mobile health to achieve meaningful use: One physician’s advice



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EHR, mHealth devices, mHeatlh, mobile health

Q&A with Jagadish Navare, MD., practicing physician at ENT Specialty Care, NY 1. What are the top considerations that provider IT managers must have when looking at ways to improve workflow for their physicians and clinicians?

  • IT managers must always balance...


July 27, 2011  12:00 AM

Lessons learned from a health care CIO: A Case study of EHR implementation



Posted by: Jenny Laurello
CIO, EHR, EHR implementation, electronic health record, Live chat, webcast

HIT Exchange Executive Webcast and Live Chat: Lessons learned from a health care CIO -- University of Pennsylvania's EHR implementation Selecting and implementing an electronic health record (EHR) are priorities among health care providers, while paying...


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