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October, 2010

October 31, 2010  3:17 PM

Top 10 skills for a successful leader in healthcare technology Part 2

Posted by: RedaChouffani

Continued: 4.Be curious and don’t be afraid to take calculated risks:This is a tricky one. If you ask anyone who knows me, they will tell you that I will be the first one to pickup a new tool, a new programming language or engage into a new concept of doing...

October 30, 2010  9:09 PM

Top 10 skills for a successful leader in healthcare technology Part 1

Posted by: RedaChouffani
HIT, IT leaders

Whether it is during a tough economy, or a thriving one, a successful career is something that many look forward to. Some obsess about it, and others simply wish for it but never go after it. But it is important to recognize what it takes to become successful. To achieve success in any career we...

October 24, 2010  9:03 PM

Simple steps to streamline Vitals capturing

Posted by: RedaChouffani

It is no news that the implementation of an EHR does add more workflow for everyone in the organization initially.  And as we continue to identify new ways to streamline the workflows in the clinical department, it is has to ignore how some simple tasks do require time that may not be...

October 22, 2010  11:42 PM

How does Medicare plan on tackling its projected rising costs and burden on tax payers

Posted by: RedaChouffani

I ist no news that our country suffers from a terrifying and undeniably large deficit. This number continues to grow, and as outlined by the congressional budget office (Center on budget and policy Priorities), Medicare and other health programs are estimated to cause the exponential growth.

October 17, 2010  9:27 PM

Top 5 reasons why a healthcare organization should consider a Kiosk

Posted by: RedaChouffani

In my previous blog post, I focused on identifying why health care Kiosks are expensive and complex. However despite that, they can be a source of revenue and free up additional resources in the organization.  Here we will describe the top 5 reasons some groups should implement Kiosks for patient...

October 15, 2010  9:29 PM

Top 5 reasons why healthcare Kiosks are expensive and complex

Posted by: RedaChouffani

In a non health care settings, Kiosks are widely used.  From airports to hotel check outs.  In health care adoption has been slow.  But with organizations facing tighter budgets and looking at cutting costs, a Kiosk would be an attractive solution to reduce front desk staff and automate some of...

October 10, 2010  10:33 PM

Medicare and some of the changes coming with 2011

Posted by: RedaChouffani

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October 9, 2010  9:14 PM

OpenSource EHR VistA

Posted by: RedaChouffani

In the 70‘s, a group of individuals working in the federal government recognized that there is a need for basic functionality that is required in order to manage health information (Patient Information Management, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Radiology, Notes, etc)....

October 3, 2010  9:15 PM

Free Vocabulary translation engine for HHS

Posted by: RedaChouffani
HHS, Kaiser

Kaiser one of the largest non profit health plans in the US for many years has been responsible for the development of a core Convergent Medical Terminology CMT system that has been privately used in their HealthConnect solution. This kp asset that has been serving...

October 1, 2010  11:53 PM

The first certified Products in the market place and the future of EHR vendors

Posted by: RedaChouffani
ceertified EHR, future of EHR, too big to fail EHR


On October 1st, 2010 the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) has announced the first set of “Certified EHR” solutions that are capable of meeting the Stage 1 of meaningful use outlined as art of the requirements from...

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