Electronic Health Reporter http://electronichealthreporter.com Electronic Health Technology Views and News Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:08:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://electronichealthreporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/cropped-favicon-32x32.png Electronic Health Reporter http://electronichealthreporter.com 32 32 Curing Healthcare’s “Tapeworm Effect” with Technology http://electronichealthreporter.com/curing-healthcares-tapeworm-effect-technology/ http://electronichealthreporter.com/curing-healthcares-tapeworm-effect-technology/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:08:30 +0000 http://electronichealthreporter.com/?p=12731 This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

By Lucia Huang, RN, CipherHealth. The joint venture just announced between Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. is anticipated to bring profound transformation to the healthcare industry. By joining forces, these three giants hope to leverage their technological, sales, and investment expertise to address and resolve the many inefficiencies in the current U.S. […]

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Will HIMSS 18 Address the Disruption of the Traditional Office Visit? http://electronichealthreporter.com/will-himss-18-address-disruption-traditional-office-visit/ http://electronichealthreporter.com/will-himss-18-address-disruption-traditional-office-visit/#respond Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:16:23 +0000 http://electronichealthreporter.com/?p=12725 This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

By Donald Voltz, MD, Aultman Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical Director of the Main Operating Room, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Case Western Reserve University and Northeast Ohio Medical University. Healthcare is evolving quickly and HIMSS 18 offers a broad range of healthcare issues to explore. New requirements for implementing HIT systems have changed dramatically in […]

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Using Mobile Technology to Increase Workplace Safety in Hospitals http://electronichealthreporter.com/using-mobile-technology-increase-workplace-safety-hospitals/ http://electronichealthreporter.com/using-mobile-technology-increase-workplace-safety-hospitals/#respond Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:06:02 +0000 http://electronichealthreporter.com/?p=12722 This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

By Rhonda Collins, chief nursing officer, Vocera Communications. Hospitals should be places of healing and safety for providers, patients and guests. Yet hospital employees are four times more likely to experience a violent encounter in a hospital than in any other location.1 According to studies cited in a 2016 review paper in the New England Journal […]

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Making Your Practice Cost-Efficient with Electronic Health Records http://electronichealthreporter.com/making-practice-cost-efficient-electronic-health-records/ http://electronichealthreporter.com/making-practice-cost-efficient-electronic-health-records/#respond Tue, 06 Feb 2018 11:56:22 +0000 http://electronichealthreporter.com/?p=12712 This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

Guest post by Tim Scott, chief operating officer, American Medical Software. There is an ample amount of evidence to back-up the notion that electronic health records (EHRs) help improve medical practice management, by ultimately increasing overall price efficiencies and cost savings within a practice. In fact, a national survey done in August of 2012 rendered […]

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Why EHRs Must Embrace APIs http://electronichealthreporter.com/ehrs-must-embrace-apis/ http://electronichealthreporter.com/ehrs-must-embrace-apis/#respond Mon, 05 Feb 2018 14:24:00 +0000 http://electronichealthreporter.com/?p=12708 This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

Guest post by Justin Rockman, vice president of sales and business development, Surgimate. Since the late ’80s, the inflexible and cumbersome Health Level 7 (HL7) protocol has been the standard form of sending messages between healthcare applications. However, HL7 integration is timely to implement, technically limited and costly. It is not uncommon for a medical […]

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The Four Trends Shaping Digital Transformation of Healthcare in 2018 http://electronichealthreporter.com/four-trends-shaping-digital-transformation-healthcare-2018/ http://electronichealthreporter.com/four-trends-shaping-digital-transformation-healthcare-2018/#respond Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:08:02 +0000 http://electronichealthreporter.com/?p=12676 This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

By Rahul Patel, EVP of digital products and services, Persistent Systems. As we launch into 2018, questions remain about the healthcare policy environment and how it can impact many healthcare initiatives. As Yogi Berra said, “It’s difficult to make predictions – especially about the future.” I feel confident, however, about some fundamental trends in the […]

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Are Physicians Ready To Meet Consumer Demand For Genomics? http://electronichealthreporter.com/physicians-ready-meet-consumer-demand-genomics/ http://electronichealthreporter.com/physicians-ready-meet-consumer-demand-genomics/#respond Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:13:32 +0000 http://electronichealthreporter.com/?p=12668 This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

By Joel Diamond, MD, FAAFP, chief medical officer, 2bPrecise. Patients are becoming more engaged in (and financially responsible for) their own care. As such, they are increasingly interested in information about their health risks and which courses of treatment have the best potential for success. In my practice, I have seen a sharp rise in […]

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What’s Ahead for Electronic Health Record Technology in 2018 http://electronichealthreporter.com/whats-ahead-electronic-health-record-technology-2018/ http://electronichealthreporter.com/whats-ahead-electronic-health-record-technology-2018/#respond Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:53:44 +0000 http://electronichealthreporter.com/?p=12664 This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

Jeff Lew, vice president of product management, Nextech. The dawn of a new year brings anticipation for things to come—and this certainly holds true regarding health information technology. Electronic health records (EHRs) continue to evolve, and the next 12 months should provide some excitement as new developments emerge. In particular, there are three trends worth […]

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Value-Based Care: What Happened, What’s Next http://electronichealthreporter.com/value-based-care-happened-whats-next/ http://electronichealthreporter.com/value-based-care-happened-whats-next/#respond Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:51:55 +0000 http://electronichealthreporter.com/?p=12657 This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

By Matthew Fusan, director of customer experience, SA Ignite. Although the Quality Payment Program (QPP) has been in effect for a year, there continues to be a lot of change in the program as CMS continues to evolve. The new year creates an ideal time to reflect back on what changes we have experienced to […]

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