Tag: Health Information Technology

What Vital Technology Does an Independent Medical Practice Need?
Independent Medical Practices often don’t have the resources or IT infrastructure found in larger healthcare establishments. With a smaller staff and less patients, they don’t...

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Why so Much Emphasis on Interoperability?
Healthcare in 2019 is largely driven by advancements in technology, procedures, governmental initiatives and everything in between. Although these advancements have permitted many...

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The Consumer-Driven Healthcare System
The Consumer-Driven Healthcare System
A consumer-driven industry is one in which the consumer puts pressure on an industry to act a certain way or provide a certain product or service that is influenced by their...

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What Are You Getting out of Your EHR?
Electronic Health Records (EHR) have gone through many changes over the years. What once started as the initiative to go from paper-based to paper-less soon became a necessity...

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EPCS Regulations and Mandatory States
The country’s opioid abuse has been a hot topic of late. From the misuse and abuse of opioid prescriptions and the forging of such prescriptions, states are mandating the use of...

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Interoperability in 2019: Continued Myth or Potential Reality?
Interoperability is defined as the ability of computer systems or software to exchange and make use of information, according to Google dictionary.   In the healthcare...

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Coordination Over Silos: The New Healthcare Team
Healthcare teams. Teams in healthcare. Does this notion correspond with today’s reality, or are we still stuck in a cycle of independence and lack of coordination? Continue...

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Overcoming Patient Portal Barriers
When it comes to incorporating technology into our healthcare system, just like any other industry, everyone fits within a segment. Whether it be clinicians, practice managers or...

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Should providers charge patients for portal access?
Marisa Torrieri discusses in HealcareDIVE with Stephen Armstrong if asking patients to pay for portal use turn them off, or if it does make sense for them to share in the cost...

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