5 steps to fix our EMR disaster

KevinMD

The EMR has become a focal point in the physician burnout discussion. Although I believe EMRs are a necessary evil, current iterations of them are just not good.

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How have EMRs changed the doctor-patient relationship?

KevinMD

I have penned several posts on the pitfalls of the electronic medical record (EMR) system that we physicians must use. Indeed, I challenge you to find a doctor who extols the EMR platform without qualification.

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EMR Optimization Is the Hottest Thing Since … EMRs

Electronic Health Reporter

Due in large part to the HITECH Act and the meaningful use incentive program, electronic medical record (EMR) initiatives have dominated the IT efforts of healthcare providers for the better part of the past decade. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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How EMR alert fatigue overwhelms physicians

KevinMD

As a hospitalist, like most in health care, I am afflicted by the slow march of thousands of mouse clicks on the electronic health record (EHR) every day I work. But after starting a new job and learning a new EHR, I have become painfully aware of the volume of alerts that pop up when […].

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How EMRs can actually help physicians

KevinMD

Collaboration is the key. When I think about how hard it is to take care of our patients, and how many different people are involved in their care, it's a wonder that anything ever gets done.

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What if EMRs can never capture the clinical experience?

KevinMD

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Just because EMRs can document everything doesn’t mean they should

KevinMD

It's always kind of a surprise when you read a patient's chart, and you see an examination of a body part they just don't have. Just the other day, I was reading a consult note on a patient of mine who had been seen by a subspecialist for evaluation of a serious issue, and I […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT

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How To Improve Staff Confidence During A Transition To A New Urgent Care EMR System

Electronic Health Reporter

Switching to a new EMR is never easy and can be a real challenge for urgent care providers. The article How To Improve Staff Confidence During A Transition To A New Urgent Care EMR System appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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New Epic EMR Parody Announcement – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Epic Epic EMR Epic EMR Parody Gomer BlogIf you don’t follow the Gomer Blog, then you’re missing out. For those not familiar with it, it’s basically the “Onion” of healthcare.

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Is the EMR Implementation Market Dead?

Healthcare IT Today

I’ve been thinking a lot about the EMR implementation market lately. Ambulatory EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Cerner David Chou EHR Implementation EHR Replacement Epic Health IT Consulting KLAS Meditech MEDITECH Expanse

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Augusta HiTech’s Blockchain EMR Solution Allows Sharing Between Patients and EMS

Electronic Health Reporter

Augusta HiTech announces the launch of One Med Chart, the first blockchain-powered patient-controlled electronic medical records (EMR) platform bringing real-time EMR sharing between patients and emergency medical services (EMS).

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4 Reasons Why Your EMR Is Not Enough To Deliver Virtual Care

eVisit

As part of finding the best virtual care solution, some healthcare organizations evaluate the telemedicine feature of their existing Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software.

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Royal Flying Doctors Service rising to EMR challenges

Mobi Health News

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Healthcare Messaging & Orchestration — 2019

Medical Connectivity

In this post we'll look at how health care messaging and orchestration solutions are changing for 2019. Targeting the commercial enterprise market with messaging and orchestration, this startup just went public on April 11, 2019 and a day later is valued at $2.4 Some level of consolidation is likely to continue in 2019 and beyond. Ascom ), or telcom features ( 1Call , Spok ), or the EMR ( Epic , Cerner ). EMR Vendor Advantage? EMRs Role in Messaging.

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EHR Supplier Base In EMEA Remains Highly Fragmented; Cerner Gains Ground

Electronic Health Reporter

in 2018 (both acute and ambulatory applications) according to Signify Research’s 2019 global EMR market report. Editorial Cerner electronic health record EMEA EHR market outlook Signify Research's 2019 global EMR market report

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QCapture – ONC Prize Winner Debuts at 2019 IHI Forum

Healthcare IT Today

Almost exactly a year after her Challenge win, Ang debuted a refined, production-ready version of her prize-winning application at the 2019 IHI Forum. In November 2018, Mary Ang and her team won $45,000 in the Department of Health & Human Service’s Easy EHR Issue Reporting Challenge.

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Healthcare Messaging & Orchestration — 2019

Medical Connectivity

In this post we'll look at how health care messaging and orchestration solutions are changing for 2019. Targeting the commercial enterprise market with messaging and orchestration, this startup just went public on April 11, 2019 and a day later is valued at $2.4 Some level of consolidation is likely to continue in 2019 and beyond. Ascom ), or telcom features ( 1Call , Spok ), or the EMR ( Epic , Cerner ). EMR Vendor Advantage? EMRs Role in Messaging.

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AAFP Asks CMS to Suspend MIPS Program and Delay MIPS 2019 Reporting Deadline

Healthcare IT Today

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Practical Innovation on Full Display at EXPO.health 2019

Healthcare IT Today

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Top Digital Healthcare Trends for 2019

Appian

As 2019 kicks off, it’s safe to say there are going to be a few trends leading the way in the digital health space. Blockchain : Blockchain was a hot topic for healthcare in 2018, and that will carry into 2019.

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2019: Healthcare IT gains new ground

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

2019: Year in Review It's been an eventful year for health IT. As we look back on 2019, it's worth remembering how far the industry has traveled to get here. -- Mike Miliard, Editor. by Healthcare IT News November 22, 2019. by November 18, 2019. by August 01, 2019.

MIPS Audits: Lessons Learned from Meaningful Use

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Jim Tate, Founder of EMR Advocate & MIPS Consulting. Just as the Meaningful Use (MU) EHR Incentive program brought potential audits to providers, so it will be with the MIPS program.

Physicians May Be Documenting Care That They Don’t Provide

Healthcare IT Today

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Volume of EHR Related Medical Malpractice Claims Keeps Rising

Healthcare IT Today

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CMS Delays MIPS and Automatically Applies Hardship Exemption for Non-Submission

Healthcare IT Today

Today, CMS officially announced a delay to MIPS 2019 reporting which extends the deadline for 2019 MIPS data submission from March 31, 2020 to April 30, 2020. Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Regulations CMS Coronavirus COVID-19 COVID-19 Regulations MACRA MIPS MIPS 2019 MIPS 2020 MIPS Delay MIPS Quality ProgramsWe previously shared that the MIPS program could be suspended or otherwise delayed.

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EHR Analogies and Comparisons – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

If you’re not familiar with the Epic EMR Parody account, it’s an account that highlights many of the funny, ironic, challenging, frustrating, etc things about […]. EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Epic Epic EHR Epic EMR Parody Fun Friday

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Redox and FDB Partner to Improve Medication Adherence with EHR Writeback Functionality

Healthcare IT Today

Communication and Patient Experience EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT EHR API EMR Interoperability FDB First Databank Medication Adherence Patient Discharge Patient Education patient safety Redox

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Core Principles for Application Decommissioning and Data Archiving

Healthcare IT Today

While we’ve been writing about EMR data archiving since back in 2009 and then again in 2013 and 2014 to name a few, the topic has never been more important than it is today.

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If You Had a Billion Dollars to Throw at Any US Health Related Problem – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT EHR Humor EMR Humor Epic Epic EMR Fun FridayIt’s Friday and that means it’s time to have a little fun. Although, ironically, this week’s Fun Friday came from what I think was probably a really serious question by J.

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EHR Training Improves Physician Satisfaction & Physicians Don’t Want to Make Time for EHR Training

Healthcare IT Today

While at the CHIME 2019 Fall Forum conference in Phoenix, AZ, I had a great chance to sit in on one of the CIO focus groups at the event hosted by Optimum Healthcare IT.

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Maybe We Should Give Big Tech A Legit Shot At The Healthcare Business

Healthcare IT Today

Among other things, the facility will feature a streamlined EMR designed to make it easier for clinical providers to find and share information. Not long ago, CNBC published an article describing an unusual partnership between Microsoft and the Providence St. Joseph Health System.

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The Legal Pitfalls of Using a PDF Chart Summary or Cold Storage as a Healthcare Data Archiving Strategy

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Justin Campbell, Vice President, Strategy, at Galen Healthcare Solutions. When decommissioning healthcare systems to archive legacy data, there are often significant tradeoffs.

Best Practices for Your Epic EHR Go-Live

Healthcare IT Today

In 2019, they represent about 33% of the EHR inpatient hospital market share. Administration C-Suite Leadership Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT IT Dev Ops Atos Atos Digital Health Solutions Health IT Healthcare Scene Featured Hospital Healthcare I

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Announcing EXPO.health 2020 – Leveling Up Your Innovation Efforts

Healthcare IT Today

Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Communication and Patient Experience EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Dev Ops LTPAC Security and Privacy EHR Conferences EMR Conferences EXPO.health Health IT Conferences Health IT Innovation Healthcare Conferences

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NHS Patient Data Could Generate Billions For UK, But Is It OK To Go Down That Road?

Healthcare IT Today

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Why On Earth Are Physicians Still Collecting Patient Data Using Paper Forms?

Healthcare IT Today

Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Healthcare IT IT CMS. As part of its “Patients over Paperwork” effort, CMS recently issued a Request for Information seeking new ideas on reducing levels of administrative burden. The initiative seems to be making a serious impact.

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Can Google “Restore the Joy of Caregiving”?

Healthcare IT Today

Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Alvin Rajkomar Ambient Clinical Technology EHR Documentation Google Health Healthcare Interoperability Physician EHR BurnoutThat’s quite an ambitious question.

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Black+ Decker Launches Home Robot With Medication Management Capabilities

Healthcare IT Today

AI/Machine Learning Ambulatory Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Aging in Place Black + Decker Home Health Robot Medication Adherence Medication Management Pria Stanley Healthcare

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Know When to Hold ’em: The Legal Considerations for Healthcare Information Technology Data Retention and Purging

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Justin Campbell, Vice President, Strategy, at Galen Healthcare Solutions.

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Study Says Telehealth Claims Up 624% Over Four Year Period

Healthcare IT Today

Administration Ambulatory Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring American Well FAIR Health Rural Telehealth Use telehealth Telehealth Claims Telehealth Consults Telehealth Trends Urban Telehealth Use