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Success with Vendors of Analytics for Employers
We are an employer that is evaluating vendors to warehouse our medical claims data and allow us to do reporting of data collected from both from our on-site health care clinics and from our primary health care provider.  We are in the process of evaluating vendors and am looking to find out if anyone has any...

Answer Question   |  September 21, 2011  1:40 pm
Claims Analytics for Employers
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5 pts.

Value of CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician
CompTia recently announced a new certification for Heath Care IT Technicians. Do you think this certification will have any real value in the marketplace? 

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  8:32 pm
certification, CompTIA
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5 pts.

Document management in the cloud?
Can a cloud based document management be the next as benificial as other products available throught the SaaS model?

Answer Question   |  July 24, 2011  3:31 pm
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1,785 pts.

Adoption of mHealth by chronic disease
In the United States, which diseases have (or will have) the highest level of mHealth adoption? In other words, in which field of medicine are specialist providers adopting mHealth solutions in the greatest numbers? Or – slightly different way of asking the question – in which chronic disease field would mHealth solutions have the most...

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  2:47 pm
chronic disease, disease management, mhealth
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5 pts.

What are the best DCSM software packages people are using
What are the best DCSM software packages people are using. I have reviewed things like Rackwise and viridity and others and in the economics of today I am getting stopped by budget constraints at every turn. Does anyone have any recommendations as to a comprehensive software package that will provide a solid DCSM platform and...

Answer Question   |  June 27, 2011  9:59 pm
Asset, Data centers, data centers and servers, DCSM, Inventory, Management
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5 pts.

The health care consumer (aka patient) as stakeholder
The patient will need to become a more active participant in his or her own care: He or she will need to be educated, will need to be responsible and accountable for participating in his or her own care, and new guidelines and bounderies regarding transparency of health records, will have to be established. This...

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  8:26 pm
care, communication, consumer, coordination, inclusion, outcomes, patient, stakeholder, transparency
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15 pts.

Data retention schedules in Health IT
What is the Health IT industry doing to address inconsistent (and often ambiguous) standards on data retention? We’ve long seen the ‘permanent’ tag associated with much of the information we process in this industry, yet there exists so much waste (keeping tape media no longer supported by existing tape silos at costly offsite facilities) as a...

Answer Question   |  March 15, 2012  5:17 pm
data storage, Legal, retention schedules
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5 pts.

Which HIE/RHIO should a physician join?
Hi Many physicians in large metropolitan areas, or in areas that border two or more states, have a choice of a number of HIEs/RHIOs to join (and perhaps pay some membership/participation fee).  In some cases, they do not need to join all of them to access their patient’s data across the continuum and all hospitals...

Answer Question   |  May 23, 2011  6:35 pm
cost, HIE, Physician Practice, rhio, ROI
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5 pts.

Seminar for Electronic Medical Records Management
I am looking for a seminar or conference regarding Electronic Medical Records Management for staff to attend. We are on Allscripts Enterprose EHR with over 1,000 users and @ 75,000 patients.

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  3:15 pm
Conferences, EHR records management, medical records, Seminar
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5 pts.

Pros and cons of using a SaaS
GE Healthcare recently announced Centricity Advance, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) PM/EMR solution.  With respect to the requirements of a small practice (five or fewer practitioners), what are the pros and cons of using a SaaS?

Answer Question   |  September 3, 2010  3:58 pm
EMR, Practice Management Systems, SaaS
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5 pts.

Interfacing best-of-breed PM/EHR solutions via HL7 transactions
PCP Associates, a small PCP practice (two physicians), already has a practice management (PM) system installed.  There is no acceptable EHR solution that uses the same database and computer system that the PM uses.  PCP Associates belongs to a local independent practice association (IPA) which is offering a program to encourage small PCP practices to...

Answer Question   |  August 11, 2010  5:35 pm
Best-of-breed, ehr, Practice Management Systems
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5 pts.

Practice Management System (PMS) features
With respect to practice management systems, what are the basic functional features that most PMS products have in common, and what are the features that typically differentiate a PMS from its competitors?

Answer Question   |  August 1, 2010  3:36 pm
PMS, Practice Management Systems
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25 pts.

EMR/PM SaaS solutions for smaller practices
For smaller primary care practices (five or fewer physicians), what integrated EMR/PM solutions are available as SaaS for a monthly subscription fee? (Solution must be shared by multiple tenants concurrently.)

Answer Question   |  July 10, 2010  3:25 pm
EMR, Physician Practice, Practice Management, SaaS
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5 pts.

How do I figure out the cost comparison between EMR systems?
How do I figure out the cost comparison between EMR systems when they are quoted so differently? Some are subscription and some are licencing agreements.

Answer Question   |  June 23, 2010  4:14 pm
cost, EMR, licencing, subscription
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35 pts.

Tablets in health care
What do you think of the new Dell tablets running Android, will they work better in your health care IT environment than iPads, do you have strong feelings either way?

Answer Question   |  June 15, 2010  4:30 pm
Apple, dell, google android, iPad, streak, tablet pc
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100 pts.

Biomedical Engineering degree or online Health Informatics Program for a programmer?
I have a BS and MS in Computer Science; I was lucky to be admitted to an MS degree in Biomedical Engineering (probably  with a specialization in Software) at a reputed college (part time, campus). My hope is to use this formal degree as a way to gain entry into health informatics. The pro to...

Answer Question   |  May 28, 2010  1:59 am
biomedical, career, software
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5 pts.

DMEs: Effectively Managing Data
Which software do you use for your orders/inventories/billing needs?

Answer Question   |  April 28, 2010  6:28 pm
DME, Medical, Medicare
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5 pts.

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