The clinical burden of documentation

KevinMD

The purpose of clinical documentation is to efficiently communicate critical data to peers in a readable fashion while meeting compliance and billing requirements. This documentation should not represent a data dump.

Telehealth Documentation

TeleMental Health blog

How to Stay Out of Hot Water: Telehealth Documentation! Easy 3-Part TBHI Online Webinar Series) 6 CE Hours Available Have you updated your telehealth documentation to address recent state and association specific requirements? Reviewing your documents has never been easier.

Optimizing Process and Document Automation in Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

The article Optimizing Process and Document Automation in Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Document Automation in Healthcare healthcare automation Nintex patient admissions Physician contract management

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Creating documents in clinFHIR 

HAY on FHIR

I did a demo of clinFHIR for the Clinicians on FHIR group that will be meeting at the Working Group Meeting next week, and completely forgot to talk about creating/viewing documents in clinFHIR using the scenario builder. Note the Document tab in the middle pane (next to the Graph).

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Medical documentation AI system Sopris Health raises $3.4M

Mobi Health News

The Denver-based startup designed an AI system that lets doctors capture their conversations with patients and transfer those notes to EHRs.

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Clinical Documentation Improvement Top Priority for Hospitals

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: BHM watches health trends and understands the importance of improving clinical documentation and improving the industry. Hospitals are increasingly implementing clinical documentation improvement technologies, according to a Black Book survey.

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Through AI text chats, Sopris Health's new app saves time on clinical documentation

Mobi Health News

Launched today, Sopris Health uses voice tech and simple Q&As to wrap up notes in less than a minute

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FHIR documents in XDS

Healthcare Exchange Standards

How does one put a FHIR Document into XDS? How does one find a FHIR Document in XDS? XDS, more broadly the whole Document Sharing family, including XDS , XCA , XDR , XDM , and MHD. Initially Document Sharing was about 'historic' documents. FHIR has a Document model.

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IHE Document Sharing (XDS) Metadata management Handbook

Healthcare Exchange Standards

The IHE IT Infrastructure Technical Committee has published a new Handbook as of August 20, 2018: Document Sharing Metadata The above document is available for download at [link] or at User Handbooks. Each document shared is described by metadata.

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CMS's 2019 proposal makes broad strides in telehealth, interoperability, documentation

Mobi Health News

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its new proposed Physician Fee Schedule and Qualified Payment Program updates for 2019, and the announcement includes some big strides forward in promoting digital health technology, including widened telemedicine coverage, an overhaul of documentation requirements, and a new focus on interoperability

Basics of doing Document Sharing Query right

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Mostly they keep trying because the most basic query is just asking for all documents available for a given Patient. These are useful, just not very primary for a general purpose Document Consumer. Where these classifications are useful to a Document Consumer.

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Study: Provider Experience Affects EHR Documentation Time

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT Blog

It’s been widely-referenced that physicians spend large chunks of their days documenting patient encounters using electronic health records (EHRs), and now a new study has pointed to provider experience being a key factor in just how much time

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Improving Document Exchange Response with Asynchronous FHIR API

Healthcare Exchange Standards

This is just one step in the overall interaction that one does with a Cross-Community Document Exchange (XCA). Thus this Patient Discovery can take minutes before the second step of Query for Documents can happen. Thus the Query for Documents can be limited to just those 10.

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Multiple formats of the same Document content

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I propose that “The most technically advanced” document format be considered the Prime, with all of the other formats considered Transforms (XFRM) from that prime document. Thus if the Document Source can create a C-CDA 2.1; As proof, FHIR Documents will re-open this discussion.

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Telehealth Risk Management Checklist

TeleMental Health blog

Blog Telepractice Documentation Guidelines checklist documentation How to Stay Out of Hot Water: Telehealth Documentation! Easy 3-Part TBHI Online Webinar Series) risk management Tarasoff Law Telehealth Documentation & Administrative Compliance

IHE ITI Document Sharing Metadata Handbook Published for Public Comment

Healthcare Exchange Standards

IHE IT Infrastructure Handbook Published for Public Comment The IHE IT Infrastructure Technical Committee has published the following new handbook for public comment in the period from June 13 through July 13, 2018: Document Sharing Metadata - Rev. The document is available for download at [link]. Those implementing or improving their XDS or XCA community are the intended audience of this Handbook. As a Handbook, it strives to inform on critical aspects of Metadata management.

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How Technology will transform the Future of Clinical Documentation

Lloyd Price

Dr Simon Wallace looks at how technology will transform the future of clinical documentation. As the NHS turns 70, it’s time we considered how Britain’s world-leading health service has transformed clinical documentation since its inauguration back in 1948.

CMS new rule: Industry reacts to big changes to telehealth, clinical documentation, and interoperability

Mobi Health News

The "historic changes" announced late yesterday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, promising big adjustments to its policies around the Physician Fee Schedule and the Quality Payment Program, already have the healthcare industry talking

HIE future bright -- FHIR API to Document Sharing

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Initially I would focus on Document sized objects, Later moving to more element level. Likely move to publishing Documents before element level access For targeted Apps, that is the most highly vetted and trusted, they will be Reading and Writing at the Organization level.

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IHE Document Digital Signature (DSG) Profile approved for Final Text

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Today the IHE ITI Technical and Planning committees approved the Document Digital Signature (DSG) Profile be moved into Final Text. This Document Profile defines a way to support Digital Signatures, including when those Documents are managed in a Document Sharing infrastructure.

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CMS new rule: Experts weigh in on big changes to clinical documentation, EHRs and interoperability

Mobi Health News

The "historic changes" announced late yesterday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, promising big adjustments to its policies around the Physician Fee Schedule and the Quality Payment Program, already have the healthcare industry talking

Travelers' online workplace injury claims tool brings document upload, telemedicine capabilities

Mobi Health News

The Travelers Companies announced yesterday that it would be adding new digital resources to improve healthcare and claims access for employee customers who have experienced a workplace injury

Data Security: How eVisit protects your booty

eVisit

Telemedicine is easy, right?

Epic, Nuance team up on voice assistance technology to help lighten doctor documentation burden

FierceHealthIT

Two major companies, Epic and Nuance Communications, have teamed up, hoping voice assistance technology in electronic health records is an answer to reducing the documentation burden for doctors

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Aetna suspends whistleblower in CVS fraud case after she refused to destroy documents

FierceHealthIT

Behnke's attorney told FierceHealthcare Aetna placed her on leave requesting she destroy documents Sarah Behnke, an Aetna actuary that accused CVS Caremark of engaging in a massive fraud scheme, was placed on paid administrative leave days after her suit was unsealed.

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House lawmaker seeks to force release of documents on proposed Title X changes

FierceHealthIT

The ranking Democrat on the House Oversight committee is seeking a subpoena of documents regarding the drafting of the Trump administration's proposal for the Title X National Family Planning Program

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Aetna asks court to force CVS whistleblower to turn over documents in fraud case

FierceHealthIT

Weeks after an Aetna actuary was placed on leave for refusing to turn over documents tied to a CVS fraud case, court filings show that the insurer requested a Pennsylvania court force her to turn over the documents protected under attorney-client privilege, vaguely referencing a "corporate investigation

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House lawmaker requests documents about HHS scrubbing ACA information from websites

FierceHealthIT

He asked Secretary Alex Azar and CMS Administrator Seema Verma for documents related to the removal of ACA references on government-run websites, noting that it could be a violation of federal law Elijah Cummings, D-Md., who has requested information from HHS on several occasions, took another stab on Tuesday.

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Telehealth Informed Consent, Licensing & Other Telehealth Legalities

TeleMental Health blog

Blog Uncategorized Consent Document ethical practice guidelines Informed Consent online therapy informed consent telebehavioral informed consent telemental health informed consentTelehealth legal issues are complicated, fraught with exceptions and in telecommunications, still unfolding. Also, many practitioners either fear them or do not understand telehealth legalities.

Creating a resources model

HAY on FHIR

To continue with our analysis, we’re going to create a multi resource model – a model that represents all the resources that will be part of the Document. clinFHIR Document/CDA Uncategorized logical modelerThis is the third post in a mini series on using the Logical modeler.

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Medicaid’s Telehealth Expansion Waiver Changes ACO Restrictions

TeleMental Health blog

Blog Accountable Care Organizations Behavioral Telehealth Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services How to Stay Out of Hot Water: Telehealth Documentation! For years, the CMS and Medicare have been open to recognizing telehealth. Although telehealth is covered, there are restrictions. For instance, to date, Medicare has limited its coverage to serving only clients/patients in rural Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA). As … Read more.

Medicaid’s Telehealth Expansion Waiver Changes ACO Restrictions

TeleMental Health blog

Blog Reimbursement Strategies: Increasing Authorization & Payment TMHI Certification Program Accountable Care Organizations Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services How to Stay Out of Hot Water: Telehealth Documentation! For years now, the CMS and Medicare have been open to recognizing telehealth. Although telehealth is covered, there are restrictions. For instance, Medicare limits its coverage to rural Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA).

FDA's new draft guidance could hinder applications for digital combination products

Mobi Health News

Released yesterday, the document outlines FDA's preference toward single applications for combination products

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Effective forms management improves healthcare data quality

The Healthcare Guys

With 25 years exclusively focused on healthcare needs and over 1100 hospital clients, FormFast is recognized as the industry leader in electronic forms and document workflow technology. When was the last time you thought about the forms strategy in your organization?

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Securing legacy medical devices is daunting – but not optional

Mobi Health News

Skipping out on comprehensive device documentation and risk assessment will cripple an organization's cybersecurity program, experts say

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Telemedicine could advance in spending deal

Morning eHealth

Med students can now update EHRs without physician re-documentation — Roe seeks reelection

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Report: Apple Watch ECG will go live by year's end

Mobi Health News

According to leaked training documents, both the ECG and irregular heart rate detection will be part of Watch OS version 5.1.2.

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Webinars on MHD and mXDE available from IHE

Healthcare Exchange Standards

The overall goal is 15 Minute presentations that build first explaining general Document Sharing (XDS, XCA, etc), then Mobile access to Health Documents (MHD), and finally the Mobile Cross-Enterprise Document Data Element Extraction (mXDE) which orchestrates Query Element Data for Mobile (QEDm).

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IHE produces Profiles using FHIR R4 for core functionality

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Mobile Access to Health Documents (MHD) with XDS on FHIR® - Rev. DocmentReference (DocumentEntry) DocumentManifest (SubmissionSet) List (Folder) Binary (the document) Mobile Care Services Discovery (mCSD) - Rev. The document is available for download at [link

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Technology ought to save lives. So why aren’t we using it better?

KevinMD

When it’s all about billing and meeting documentation checkboxes and hospital requirements, Read more. Technology can be both a blessing and a curse and nowhere is this more painfully evident than in the U.S. health care system.