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April 04, 2019
CareMount Medical hopes for reduced costs and improved quality of care by improving how the acute and post-acute care settings communicate and measure success.
March 15, 2019
In this Q&A, Craig Richardville looks back at what he's learned over his career as a CIO and consultant, as well as what he plans to do in his new role as CIO of SCL Health.
January 25, 2019
Achieving interoperability is a major undertaking, something the FHIR standard alone won't be able to accomplish, according to one HL7 organizational member.
January 10, 2019
The healthcare sector is anxiously awaiting the release of federal health agencies' rules on interoperability, but the government shutdown will further delay their release.
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A registered health information technician (RHIT) is a certified professional who stores and verifies the accuracy and completeness of electronic health records. Continue Reading
Health information exchange (HIE) is the electronic transmission of healthcare-related data among medical facilities, health information organizations -- companies that oversee and govern the exchange of this data -- and government agencies ... Continue Reading
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Partners' Sandy Aronson has a message for healthcare IT pros: If you want to have an impact, focus on making clinical processes more effective and more efficient. Continue Reading
New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery deployed software from Parachute Health Inc. to bring the fax machine directly to its EHR system. Continue Reading
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The recent information blocking rule from ONC penalizes healthcare organizations and EHR vendors that prevent patients from accessing their health data. Continue Reading
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In order for healthcare providers to effectively work together on patient care, collaboration tools must be interoperable and comply with HIPAA to protect PHI. Continue Reading
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Cybersecurity is an ongoing priority -- and challenge -- for healthcare organizations. A health information management team can help keep data secure and protected. Continue Reading
Secure messaging in healthcare can save providers and patients time and frustration, but the security of PHI should always be the number one priority. Continue Reading
Many healthcare professionals are turning to third-party applications, the use of APIs and HIEs to overcome the lack of interoperability still present in healthcare. Continue Reading