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  Seven months into the reporting period for Meaningful Use, only four hospitals and 50 healthcare professionals have achieved stage 2, which is raising concerns about whether stage 2 implementation is helping or hurting EHR adoption. To qualify for stage 2 MU, eligible professionals must meet 17 core objectives and half of the six menu  [ Read More ]

According to a new issue brief from the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT, the technical and administrative infrastructure that receives EHR data must be updated as the volume of data coming in continues to increase substantially. More healthcare practices are adopting health IT tools as they realize the vast benefits such as reporting  [ Read More ]

Despite the congressional block, a majority of organizations have recently expressed their intent to proceed with the implementation of ICD-10. An American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) poll conducted during a two-day summit last week uncovered the industry’s disappointment with the delay, and frustration at the expense of money and energy the delay will cause.  [ Read More ]

On April 1, President Barack Obama signed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act, delaying the implementation of ICD-10 until October 2015. This congressional move came as a surprise to members of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and members of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS.) Yesterday at the AHIMA ICD-10 Summit, CMS’  [ Read More ]

The rapid growth of EHRs in the health IT industry has created a dramatic increase of jobs in this field. Hospitals have even expanded their budgets 35% specifically for retaining health IT personnel and technology. The most popular EHR related jobs range from entry-level medical record technicians to executive positions at hospitals and physician offices.  [ Read More ]

Implementing EHRs might seem like a daunting task for physicians who haven’t yet done so because they don’t know where to begin and the cost of the systems can be discouraging. Web-based EHRs however, offer a cost-saving and simple solution. Cloud-based systems store all of the practice’s information on external servers that are accessed online,  [ Read More ]

With healthcare technology becoming more and more popular, many physicians are looking for ways to utilize it in ways that will help them connect with patients and also make the patients’ experience more pleasant and seamless. Smart devices, like the iPad, allow easier sharing of information between doctors and patients, optimization of care, and streamlined  [ Read More ]

The SMART (Substitutable Medical Apps and Reusable Technology) platform has started an advisory committee to help support the growth of modular apps for EHRs. The committee includes representatives from The Advisory Board Company, AARP, BMJ, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, England National Health Service, Hospital Corporation of America, Eli  [ Read More ]

According to the latest white paper released by Gary & Mary West Health Institute and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology, greater interoperability of mobile medical devices not only allows for better communication, but has the potential to save the nation more than $30 billion a year in wasteful healthcare  [ Read More ]

An article in Healthcare IT News recently discussed some of the changes that must take place in order to redesign healthcare and the idea that do so effectively, it’s necessary to become new students of the problem – to erase the assumptions we have and approach challenges with a fresh mind. Instead of simply focusing  [ Read More ]