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Healthcare HR Information Technology Organizational Development
HRL was engaged to support a healthcare client of 45,000 employees with an HRIT Department of approximately 50 staff members. In their efforts to serve their HR customers, the HRIT Department had determined that their recruitment efforts were somewhat off target and there were indications of poor employee morale. The department’s management desired to improve...

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  5:57 pm
Case Study One
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5 pts.

Meaningful Use Stage 2 and HIE
What will be accomplished for meaningful use stage 2 for an organization if they are connected to a State RHIO in terms of data exchange?  There is a lot of discrete data that is submitted to the RHIO (including a ccd), so what would be accomplished for stage 2 and what work would be eliminated...

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  1:06 pm
Health information exchange, Meaningful use Stage2
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15 pts.

Clinical decision support system
I am a MSc Bio Medical informatics student and pland to do a clinical dbisision suport system for the Gastro intestinal reserch lab, they are dealing with diagnosing and reserch of Paediactric Functional gastro intestinal disorders. Methodology is creating a web interactive web portal using PHP and AJX including algorithem for several questionnareres. Please advice...

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  5:10 pm
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5 pts.

Is there a usable HL7v3 UML profile
Currently I’m dealing with HL7v3 and M2M-Transformation. I want to translate some HL7v3 data structures in another model based on another meta-model. My problem I have is, that I can’t find a usable HL7 UML profile. There are several websites where is written that there is a UML profile for HL7. For example MDHT should...

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  10:56 am
HL7, HL7v3, profile, uml
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5 pts.

EHR uptime and continuous availability
What’s the best strategy for ensuring EHR uptime in an outage or during a disaster?

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  6:19 pm
disaster recovery, ehr
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15 pts.

Clinical application training space
How does your organization deal with the demand for classroom space when teaching clinical applications?  As more applications are coming online, with MD documentation, nursing, ancillaries, billing, etc., what type of physical training structure does your institution utilize?  Is it in numeous sites across the campus, or in 1 location?  Is this space used for...

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  1:21 pm
Classroom, clinical applications, EMR, facilities, informatics
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15 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.

FIPS comparison
what is the difference between FIPS 140-2 and FIPS 199 ratings?

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  4:13 pm
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5 pts.

Changing EMR systems
Our 2 MD practice has been using an EMR system called Aprima and the hospital managing our pratice is changing to NextGen, our current records are hosted in the hospital server and our IT Dept does not seem to know how to migrate these records to the new EMR. My question is: can we put...

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  4:25 pm
EMR conversion
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5 pts.

Claims Automation for the Rest of Us
Is there a claims automation service that includes document scanning and claims scrubbing that doesn’t involve an up-front investment in software and/or equipment?

Answer Question   |  March 27, 2018  10:41 pm
automated claims processing, Claims automation
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10 pts.

Regional Health Information Organazitions in MS
I am trying to find out some info. on RHIO in my state of Mississippi.  Can you please help? I need three facts and why they are important.

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  2:33 pm
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10 pts.

Can I outsource ICD-10 training services?
Are there any companies that offer ICD-10 training services?

Answer Question   |  March 19, 2012  6:09 pm
Billing, Coding and documentation, ICD-10, training
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10 pts.

Amysis Advance Liability and Recovery Subsystem
Please explain what the Liability and Recovery subsystem for Amysis Advance is used for.  Amysis does not have a place to store OHI for COB use.  Can this subsystem store other insurance information?

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  10:35 pm
Coordination of Benefits, Medical Insurance
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5 pts.

How can I be sure my vendor is ready for ICD-10?
Is there a way to be sure that my vendor will be ready for the ICD-10 transition, or do I just have to take their word for it?

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  2:16 pm
Business associates, ICD-10 transition, Vendor collaboration
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20 pts.

Questions to ask cloud vendors
What are some of the most important questions to ask vendors when considering cloud technology for health care?

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  2:15 pm
Cloud, cloud computing, cloud technology, Virtualization and cloud computing
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15 pts.

Need help with ICD-10 mapping
Are there any resources available to help with mapping between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM? Thank you.

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  7:13 pm
ICD-10 conversion, ICD-10 mapping, ICD-9
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10 pts.

Can we get EHR incentive money for shared EHR system?
If two practices are sharing a single certified EHR system, can they attest for meaningful use separately?

Answer Question   |  April 20, 2016  7:07 pm
EHR implementation, EHR Incentive, Meaningful use stage 1
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25 pts.

How can I find where to submit my public health data?
The EHR incentive program requires that EPs and hospitals demonstrate the capability to submit electronic data to immunization registries and public health agencies. Is there a list of public health agencies and immunization registries where this data should be sent?

Answer Question   |  March 14, 2012  6:30 pm
EHR Incentive, Health information exchange, Meaningful use
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10 pts.

What if EHR doesn’t live up to promises?
What if an EHR system is certified to meet meaningful use requirements (for stage 1, anyway) but is not performing as expected? Is there any recourse for the buyer? Are the EHR certification bodies accountable, or just the EHR vendor?

Answer Question   |  March 15, 2012  4:16 pm
EHR Certification, EHR implementation
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10 pts.

Do you feel betrayed by the ICD-10 delay?
Jim Gibson tweeted from HIMSS 2012: Many CIOs at #HIMSS12 feel betrayed by #ICD10 delay. Fought for $$ and resources and now viewed as crying wolf… #butstillrelieved. Others tweeted that they’re hearing similar sentiments. We’re still waiting for details of the ICD-10 delay, but in the meantime, do you feel betrayed? Did you fight for...

Answer Question   |  February 21, 2012  6:57 pm
ICD-10, ICD-10 conversion
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195 pts.

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