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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   |  December 11, 2018  5:05 pm
ehr, Meaningful use, PCMH
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810 pts.

Patient Record Integrity
How will the industry address the concerns relating to Health Information Exchange and the potential data mismatches that exist inside EHR’s? As sited and referenced in a recent article (Oct. 2012), published by Healthcare Info Security, “a study found 8 percent to 14 percent of EHRs might have potentially dangerous patient data mismatches, such as...

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2018  4:03 pm
Health information exchange, HIEs, HIHs, RHIOs, single patient key, unique identifier
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10 pts.

Behavioral and mental healthcare IT
Most literature on healthIT provided by vendors, research firms, healthIT media, or even the federal/state governments, all relate directly to medical healthIT and there is very little mention of the proliferation of healthIT in behavioral/mental healthcare settings. This includes meaningful use incentives, HIE, etc. applications in behavioral/mental healthcare settings. Why is this?

Answer Question   |  February 21, 2013  4:03 pm
behavioral mental healthcare healthIT HIE MU
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10 pts.

Changes to HIPAA and HITECH
How prepared are organizations to handle the changes in HIPAA and HITECH that now require all Business Associates to understand how their own subsequent Business Associates are handling ePHI?

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2018  4:03 pm
HIPPA, HITECH
asked by:
10 pts.

MU Question – How to model the QDM – CMS Quality Data Model?
I’m trying to understand the facets of the CMS Quality Data Model (QDM) and capture the dimensions/attributes into a data model. Has anyone used a tool like Erwin or PowerDesigner to model the QDM?

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2018  4:02 pm
MU Data Modeling QDM Quality Data Model
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10 pts.

HIT Policies
What are the types of HIT policies state agencies are developing and implementing? Are there documented best practices on establishing HIT Governance and Policies in Public Health Entities

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2018  4:01 pm
Governance, HIT, Policy
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10 pts.

Current State of HL7
What is the current technology state of HL7 from health care enterprise implementation?

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2018  3:50 pm
HL7, microsoft
asked by:
10 pts.

Insurance Companies accessing Health exchanges
I have wondered for some time about the insurance companies accessing Data exchanges. My Question is what stopping them from reviewing a Pts. medical history prior to underwriting the Pt and denying them because of what is discovered. I know that there is a HIPAA monitoring tool but with the volume of access the reviews...

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2018  9:08 pm
HIPPA, insurance
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5 pts.

doctors and apps
What risks do doctors who prescribe devices or apps like AliveCor take on?

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2018  7:37 pm
AliveCor, mhealth
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10 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   |  December 11, 2018  5:01 pm
ehr, Meaningful use
asked by:
10 pts.

ICD-10 vendors
Where should one look for ICD-10 vendors/vendor reviews? Don’t know where to begin

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2018  6:46 pm
ICD-10
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   |  December 11, 2018  7:23 pm
ehr, HIE, Physicians
asked by:
10 pts.

Do Drs even use mobile apps?
Everywhere I go I see a new app for measuring this or that, but I’m wondering, do doctors/physicians even use mobile apps? Any doctors want to weigh in on this?

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2018  9:18 pm
mobile apps, mobile device, mobile health
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10 pts.

HIT leaders
Who would you like to hear speak/meet within our industry? Who inspires you in health care IT right now?

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2018  4:28 pm
HIT
asked by:
10 pts.

ACO monopoly
With new ACOs forming from hospital partnerships…should we fear a monopoly?

Answer Question   |  January 23, 2013  2:59 pm
ACO
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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   |  December 11, 2018  5:59 pm
EHR implementation, HIE
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10 pts.

Careers in HIM
Is HIM most people’s 2nd or 3rd career? If so, what field did they come from and what brought them to HIM?

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2018  6:23 pm
HIM
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10 pts.

Social media – why?
Should health care providers get involved in social media? I’ve heard the downfalls, but what are the potential benefits?

Answer Question   |  December 11, 2018  3:13 pm
hcsm
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10 pts.

2013 trends
Which health IT trends do you think will develop or grow in 2013? Which trends will stall or see their growth slow down?

Answer Question   |  December 14, 2018  6:30 pm
health IT, trends
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20 pts.


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