When an EHR is hacked by Russians

KevinMD

In 2012 our practice invested $300,000 into building computer infrastructure and the purchase of a brand-spanking-new electronic health record, commonly referred to as an EHR. Hippocrates didn't have a server.

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The EHR is autistic

KevinMD

Ironically, the same electronic health records (EHRs) initially designed as a tool to help physicians diagnose diseases have largely evaded diagnostic scrutiny. Talk to physicians who utilize them on a daily basis, however, and it becomes abundantly clear that today’s EHRs are ailing.

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Volume of EHR Related Medical Malpractice Claims Keeps Rising

Healthcare IT Today

A new study has concluded that as EHR use has become ubiquitous, the number of medical malpractice claims in which EHRs contributed to injuries is continuing to rise.

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Apple Health Records comes to certain Allscripts EHR suites

Mobi Health News

The integration has already been tested among a number of the EHR vendor's clients

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EHR Optimization Process “Sprints” Improve Teamwork and Satisfaction

Healthcare IT Today

When Colorado-based integrated health system UCHealth set out to reduce the burden their Epic EHR imposed on clinicians, it started by prioritizing improvements that affected the largest number of clinicians possible, along with distributing EHR tip sheets and holding training sessions.

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EHR Data – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

For this week’s #FunFriday edition, we have some hilarious commentary on data in the EHR. Healthcare IT EHR Data Fun Friday Password SecurityHappy Friday everyone! We hope you’ve had a great week.

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EHRs are killing medical innovation

KevinMD

To paraphrase Bill Gates: "The purpose of humanity is not just to sit behind a counter and do things. More free time is not a terrible thing." I have innovated. I developed a mutation assay. I discovered that vacuum ultraviolet light from excimer lasers is safe to use on human tissue.

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Training Levels, Not User Interface, Drive EHR User Satisfaction

Healthcare IT Today

In theory, EHR users will respond well to some EHR platforms and less so to others, depending on how well its interface works.

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EHR Analogies and Comparisons – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Epic Epic EHR Epic EMR Parody Fun FridayIt’s Friday and so we like to have a little more fun here at Healthcare IT Today. This week’s Fun Friday comes from the entertaining (and sometimes brutal) @EpicEMRParody account.

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3 Roles to Support EHR Optimization

Optimum Healthcare IT

Within healthcare, this means EHR Optimization. The post 3 Roles to Support EHR Optimization appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. EHR Optimization Analytics EHR Optimization Outcomes Process ImprovementOptimization is making the best or most effective use of a situation or resource.

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Why Doctors Would Hate The Best EHR in the World

33 Charts

If you got together the best user experience professionals in Silicon Valley and invested billions into the creation of The Best EHR in the World, doctors would still hate it. They would complain that The Best EHR in the World is destroying medicine and hurting patients.

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Why blockchain technology might replace today’s EHRs

KevinMD

Physicians have a love-hate relationship with the electronic health record (EHR). And on the other, today's EHR systems are cumbersome, clunky and slow physicians down. On the one hand, doctors know they can't provide the best possible medical care without them.

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EHR and Social Media – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Fun Friday Health Data Sharing Healthcare Social Media

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A millennial doctor’s love-hate relationship with EHRs

KevinMD

At the start of the transition to electronic health records (EHRs), I was totally on board as one would expect of a millennial doctor. I, along with my fellow millennials, grew up alongside the internet.

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6 Considerations When Preparing for EHR Billing Cycle Support

Optimum Healthcare IT

When assessing go-live support for an EHR implementation, there are several factors to consider. Clinical EHR go-live support tends to go 2-3 weeks while the EHR billing cycle will span several months from start to finish. The post 6 Considerations When Preparing for EHR Billing Cycle Support appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Training and Activation Claims EHR Billing Cycle EHR Go-Live EHR Implementation

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How voice technology could speed up EHR searches

Mobi Health News

Yaa Kumah, assistant professor of biomedical informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discussed the opportunities and hurdles for voice technology in provider organizations last week at Harvard Medical School.

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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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What Do Doctors Like About EHRs?

Electronic Health Reporter

EHR general dissatisfaction is well-known. Why do physicians prefer using EHRs and how this technology […]. The article What Do Doctors Like About EHRs? Halamka Sutter Health Network What Do Doctors Like About EHRs This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Despite how hard electroni? patient records can be to use, a number of doctors are saying the technology has made them better caregivers.

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Slow start for EHR apps

Morning eHealth

Democrats take on broadband in 2020 race — E&C tech adviser heads to White House

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Download Our EHR Implementation Guide & Help Make Your Doctors Happy

Phoenix Health Systems

EHRs are the #1 target. The good news is that a well-managed EHR implementation improves clinical processes and provides the right clinical data at the right time — and can even result in thumbs-up evaluations by clinical staff. In HealthcareITNews’ most recent survey on EHR satisfaction, users reported fewer complaints and more positive responses than ever before, but with a wish list that is directly related to how well initial implementations are conducted.

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ResMed acquires EHR company MatrixCare

Mobi Health News

The acquisition is expected to help ResMed expand its SaaS offerings in the long-term care setting.

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Doctors Say EHRs Are Good for Storage, But Risky for Patient Relationships and Burnout

Health Populi

That deficiency is, in three words, lack of interoperability; that challenge has required one-half of physician-users to use work-around’s to make their EHR investments more useful. 7 in 10 PCPs believe EHRs greatly contribute to physician burnout.

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CMS drops new EHR incentive requirements

Morning eHealth

Stable week for EHR earnings — FCC advances $100M telehealth pilot concept

How did EHR designers get control of health care?

KevinMD

Wouldn't it be cool if. ? Wouldn't it be better if. ? Wouldn't it be much easier when we see patients if. ? How come we can't. ?

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EHR companies DocuTAP, Practice Velocity merge under name Experity

Mobi Health News

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus merged the two companies, promising to support existing clients.

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Blockchain Not a Cure for EHR Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

Much has been written about the prospect of using blockchain technology as a key component of achieving EHR interoperability. The article Blockchain Not a Cure for EHR Interoperability appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

DrChrono gets Meaningful Use Stage 3 certification for its mobile-first EHR

Mobi Health News

DrChrono has announced that its EHR, which runs on the iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch, has attained ONC certification for Meaningful Use Stage 3. The company believes it is the first to obtain that certification for a mobile-based product

The Modern EHR Is Mobile

Electronic Health Reporter

Subsequently, the success of modern EHR software lies in the moment accessibility on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. The addition of mobile functionality for EHR systems is […]. The article The Modern EHR Is Mobile appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Poor communication between EHRs is unacceptable. Let’s fix it.

KevinMD

The third year of medical school is when a student experiences the frustrations of medicine firsthand. Once, my team admitted a transfer patient from another hospital to treat a condition that was ravaging the patient’s lungs.

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EHRs top patient safety concerns

Morning eHealth

eHealth bits in Trump’s budget request — New Internet of Things bill

Blockchain-enabled EHR is giving refugees access to healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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EHR workflow, clinician messaging startup raises $5.8M Series A

Mobi Health News

Already active in more than 130 Cerner hospitals, TransformativeMed is looking to increase the reach of its CORES Value Suite platform

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EHR Developer Group Says ONC Rules Could Be Painful, But I Don’t Care

Healthcare IT Today

This time, the group is the EHRA (Electronic Health Record Association), a HIMSS-backed vehicle representing EHR vendor interests, and its comments target a new proposed rule which it says would cause […].

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Verily patent application offers new details on company's predictive EHR aggregation system

Mobi Health News

The AI system would aggregate and compile EHR data from multiple centers while using deep learning analytics to warn providers of upcoming clinical events

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7 Challenges Faced By Medical Practices in EHR Implementation

Electronic Health Reporter

The implementation of electronic health record (EHR) is not a new thing in the industry. With increased demand for efficiency and faster solutions, more and more medical practices are embracing EHR to simplify and organize their data storage process.

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Health Wizz pilots blockchain and FHIR mobile app for EHRs

Mobi Health News

Health Wizz has updated and is piloting its unusual blockchain- and FHIR-enabled EHR aggregator mobile app, which uses blockchain to tokenize data, enabling patients to securely aggregate, organize, share, donate and/or trade their medical records

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Nudging Patients to Use EHRs: Moving Toward a Tipping Point for Consumer Health IT

Health Populi

patients were offered online access to their health records by providers or insurers, and one-half of them accessed the EHR at least once in the last year. One in four of those offered online EHR access looked at them more than 3 times. Half of U.S.

Google patent application offers new details on company's predictive EHR aggregation system

Mobi Health News

The AI system would aggregate and compile EHR data from multiple centers while using deep learning analytics to warn providers of upcoming clinical events

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EHRs can advance good medicine: if doctors are aware of the risks

KevinMD

Nearly all hospitals and 80 percent of medical practices use electronic health records (EHRs), presumably to help improve access to health information and increase productivity.

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athenahealth reveals mobile app Epocrates Connect for EHR coordination

Mobi Health News

athenahealth will be debuting Epocrates Connect, a mobile app that directly connects into a provider’s EHR system, at HIMSS 2018 next week.

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