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Would it be useful to have an HIE mobile App?
I have been racking my brain on the value an mHealth app that has connectivity to an HIE or Direct project to whether or not it would be useful tool for care givers. What does everyone think?

Answer Question   |  December 14, 2018  2:41 am
HIE, mhealth
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1,785 pts.

Transferring records amongst PHR
Would it make sense to have the ability for PHR that are available out there to talk with each other, or would we simply have to re-upload our CCD or records to a new one?

Answer Question   |  June 5, 2012  2:32 am
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1,785 pts.

Potential repeal of HITECH funding, impact on meaningful use mandates?
I have a question regarding the GOP bill currently in legislation, standing to repeal HITECH funding. If this bill repeals funding under HITECH, does it also repeal meaningful use mandates? Or are the incentives and mandates linked, so that if the incentives and eventually the financial penalties disappear, so do the mandates? Any guidance is...

Answer Question   |  June 9, 2012  7:16 pm
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10 pts.

Information Infrastructure related standards in CCHIT
In HL7 EHRS functional Model, Release 1 there are three sections (Direct Care, Supportive, and Information Infrastructure) and each section has many clauses or standards. CCHIT is built on HL7 model and is used as certification standard for EMRs. It is structured differently from HL7 – there are no sections and all clauses / standards...

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  2:01 pm
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5 pts.

Interoperability in mhealth apps
Clearly now there is more development being done in the mhealth arena. But should the solution provider implement existing interoperability standards or create new mehealth ones?

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  12:56 am
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1,785 pts.

HL7 need
Why we need HL7?

Answer Question   |  March 14, 2011  7:46 pm
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5 pts.

VVD contents?
Where can I find a list of the elements in a CCD

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  4:28 am
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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.

EMR Voice Dictation Technology
Does anyone have experience medium to large scale the integration of voice dictation technologies within EMR/EHR environments?

Answer Question   |  February 14, 2011  1:41 pm
EMR dictation
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280 pts.

What is the practical value of health IT certification
There are several organizations that offer professional health IT certification. For instance, HIMSS offers the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS). What is the practical value of these types of certifications?

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  8:31 pm
certification, HIMSS
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810 pts.

Will mobile OS become irrelevant?
As health IT systems move towards cloud computing interfaces, will mobile operating systems be an irrelevant factor? If you can open a web browser to compute, then it should not matter whether you’re running iOS, Android, or BlackBerry.

Answer Question   |  February 12, 2011  9:22 pm
cloud computing, mhealth, Mobile devices and telehealth
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810 pts.

iPads in the Enterprise?
Who’s currently using iPads (or iPhones, for that matter) in an integrated Health Care Delivery system?  There’s a lot of interest (and even more hyp, but I’m looking for actual production usage feedback. TIA

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  8:08 pm
New technology
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25 pts.

Reimbursments on telehealth
Since telehealth has show tremendous potential and value.  I wonder if the reimbursements are such that it would encourage more adoption amongst primary care physicians.

Answer Question   |  January 3, 2011  4:49 am
telehealth services
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1,785 pts.

New year with new majority leadership in DC
Is there a possibility for the healthcare reform law to be completely repealed?  Does this mean that all the changes or plans that healthcare insurance provides and care givers will need to put a hold until Washington release a game plan?

Answer Question   |  January 3, 2011  4:36 am
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1,785 pts.

securing your smart phone
Many of the apps available in the app store and Market place for the android have access to the phone directory, email identify and few other private items.  Does this mean that if you have a smartphone then you will most likely be the “victim” of targeted marketing AKA MORE SPAM.  Or is your privacy...

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  4:33 am
Privacy, smartphones
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1,785 pts.

Can smart devices save lives
As we continue to see the important role of smart devices in every day’s life. Would these devices become a critical component of protecting and saving our life? Can a smartphone be smart enough to recognize a patient is in distress and communicate its location and patient state to EMS?

Answer Question   |  January 11, 2011  4:29 am
smartphones saving lives
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1,785 pts.

New to HIPAA – E-mail encryption
Can someone point me in the direction of the general guidelines for e-mail encryption requirements such as inbound e-mail requirements with PHI?

Answer Question   |  December 28, 2010  3:37 pm
e-mail, HIPAA
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5 pts.

In almost every industry having measurements is the only way you know if you are on the right path to your goal
With that being said, are there scientific ways to measure improved patient outcome? And especially for patients with rare conditions, or even terminal conditions..This seems to make it more difficult for many.

Answer Question   |  December 20, 2010  4:02 am
patient outcome
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1,785 pts.

Single Patient Identification number
With the push for HIE and coordination of care, I am wondering why payers or politicians have not pushed for unified or single patient number (other than SSID)?

Answer Question   |  December 20, 2010  3:56 am
patient ID
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1,785 pts.

Is competition appropriate in in the healthcare market place?
In NC where I live, and specifically in Charlotte, there is tremendous competition amongst some of the big health systems here. But I constantly finding myself wondering what impacts this has on patient care?

Answer Question   |  December 14, 2018  3:54 am
competition, healthcare
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1,785 pts.

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