Tag: Health Information Technology

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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Replacing your EHR doesn’t have to be scary
I was not surprised to read the report released a few weeks ago by KLAS Research showing that more than a quarter of physician practices are in the market to replace their...

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Rolling Back Medicine
The recent opening of several primary care clinics by Wal-Mart is among the latest examples of how our health care delivery landscape continues to evolve. And when the nation’s...

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Free EHRs: Where Does the Data Go?
A number of myths have been circulated this past year about cloud-based EHR (electronic health records) systems — especially free cloud-based systems like Hello Health’s....

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Hello Health and HIT: Looking back, looking forward
What a year 2013 turned out to be! The Hello Health development team released EIGHT platform updates over the course of the year, each in response to the feedback and needs of our...

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