ettain group Acquires Leidos’s Commercial EHR Consulting Business

Healthcare IT Today

ettain group, a leading provider of talent solutions, announced today that it has acquired Global Employment Solutions (“GES”) and Leidos Inc.’s s commercial Electronic Health Records (“EHR”) consulting business (“Leidos Health, LLC”). ettain group provides a […].

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MTBC Acquires CareCloud EHR Vendor

Healthcare IT Today

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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. The session discussed a wide variety of topics including EHR optimization, EHR training, and other related topics.

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

Healthcare IT Today

I don’t know about you, folks, but I read a lot of statements from trade groups which challenge a proposed law or regulatory action. EMR-EHR Hospital - Health System IT 21st Century Cures Act API Creation EHR Licensing EHRA Electronic Health Records Association HIMSS ONC

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Healthcare groups urge ONC to focus on interoperability, usability to reduce EHR burdens

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare groups are largely supportive of a federal draft strategy to reduce clinician burden revolving around entering information into EHRs, but are calling for ONC and CMS to focus on usability, improved interoperability and better alignment of workflow and documentation requirements

Practice Fusion to Pay $145 Million In Fines To Resolve Kickback Investigations

Healthcare IT Today

Practice Fusion, a San Francisco-based EHR vendor with a controversy-rich history, has agreed to pay $145 million to settle allegations that it engaged in a kickback scheme designed to increase opioid prescriptions and issues with their meaningful use EHR certification.

Hospital group attacks new interoperability rules

Morning eHealth

Trump signs AI executive order — Apple to unroll EHR feature at VA

During pandemic, telehealth visits soar from 10 per week to 300 at group practice

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Russell Libby is the lead physician at Fairfax, Virginia, pediatric group practice and board member of the Physicians Foundation. ” The group practice also needed payer support to make sure it could get compensated for telehealth visits.

Healthcare Groups Urge Changes To Proposed ONC Interoperability Rule

Healthcare IT Today

Several trade groups focused on healthcare issues have come together to publish a letter urging the ONC to rethink aspects of its proposed interoperability rule tackling health data sharing, privacy and information blocking.

Michigan HIE Group Creates Shared Environment For Modeling Interoperability

Healthcare IT Today

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Group Brings SDOH Coding Effort To HL7 FHIR Program

Healthcare IT Today

For the last few years, a growing number of healthcare organizations have been integrating information on social determinants of health into their population health management efforts.

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Fixing Patient Access: EHR Embedded Chatbots Automate Patient Management

Electronic Health Reporter

Every medical group today is expected to demonstrate competence and results in population management. Increasingly, pay-for-performance contracts demand that groups utilize data, clinical coordination, and connected technology to improve patient care and patient outcomes.

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With Physician Burnout Rising, EHR Optimization Takes Center Stage

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Health systems turn to informatics groups to alleviate stress on clinicians

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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.

Alabama Hospital Group Faces Class Action In Wake Of Ransomware Attack

Healthcare IT Today

A quartet of patients has filed a class-action suit against an Alabama based hospital group detailing the harm they allegedly suffered after a ransomware attack hit their local hospitals.

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Group To Offer Health Data Access To Android Phone Users

Healthcare IT Today

In recent times, Apple has been making a number of public moves focused on getting its customers to pull their health data onto their iPhone. Using Apple’s Health app, consumers can have their health data downloaded automatically from any institution with which it has partnered.

Group Proposes Ethical Code For Donating Medical Records To Science After Death

Healthcare IT Today

One group of ethicists and lawyers may have at least a partial answer to this question. The group, which met late last year at the Oxford Internet Institute, has created a proposed ethical code to tackle […].

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

Healthcare IT Today

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Technologies Helping Medical Practices Boost Patient Engagement, Efficiency

Healthcare IT Today

The survey, which was backed by the Medical Group Management Association and vendor Cedar, found that patient portals, automated appointment reminder systems, check-in technologies, […].

Key Technology Trends for Medical Groups from #MGMA19AC

Healthcare IT Today

An informal poll conducted by Healthcare Scene at the 2019 Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) annual conference, #MGMA19AC, identified several key technology trends for physician practices in the years ahead.

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Featured Health IT Job: Epic Managed Services Senior Analyst – HIM

Healthcare IT Today

This position was posted by Cumberland Consulting Group and is in the Midwest. Career and Jobs Healthcare IT Cumberland Consulting Group Cumberland Consulting Group Jobs Epic EHR Jobs Epic HIM Jobs Epic Jobs Healthcare IT Jobs Job Seekers

Featured Health IT Job: Epic Beaker Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

This position was posted by Cumberland Consulting Group and is in the Northeastern US. Career and Jobs Healthcare IT Cumberland Consulting Group Cumberland Consulting Group Jobs Epic Beaker Jobs Epic EHR Jobs Epic Jobs Healthcare IT Jobs Job Seekers

More Evidence That Healthcare Cybersecurity Could Stand To Be Tightened Up Quite A Bit

Healthcare IT Today

Not long ago, I shared the results of a survey concluding that healthcare organizations generally felt pretty confident about the state of their cybersecurity defenses, despite having had WannaCry wipe the floor with them just two years before.

Health Canada approves Apple Watch ECG, public health groups warn of tobacco's guerrilla social media ads and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: HoloLens may affect surgeon's precision dexterity; Backpack Health integrates EHRs

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Featured Health IT Job: Epic ASAP Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

This position was posted by Cumberland Consulting Group and is in the Southern US. Career and Jobs Healthcare IT Cumberland Consulting Group Cumberland Consulting Group Jobs Epic ASAP Jobs Epic EHR Jobs Epic Jobs Healthcare IT Jobs Job Seekers

New Exhibitors at MGMA Breathing New Life into Annual Conference

Healthcare IT Today

The exhibit hall at the 2019 Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Annual Conference – #MGMA19AC, featured an astounding 69 new companies – almost a third of all exhibitors. The Medical Group Management […].

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 AMA’s Healthcare AI Proposals Reflect Hard Lessons Learned From EHRs

Healthcare IT Today

The American Medical Association continued its efforts to get its arms around the use of augmented intelligence this month, endorsing a new set of policy proposals under which the group advocates for a seat at the table as healthcare AI systems become more important to care delivery.

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5 Strategies to Integrate EHR and Patient Satisfaction Survey Data

Perficient

A key challenge to making full use of your Patient Satisfaction Survey Data is learning how to integrate it with your EHR data. Here are 5 strategies to enable integration and fully leverage EHR and Patient Satisfaction Survey Data. Group surveys by service location and practitioner.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

He notes that we’re really just getting started: When the Recovery Act was enacted in 2009, the EHR adoption rate nationally was about 10%, and that rate got up over 50% in 2013. The Harlow Group LLC.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

He notes that we’re really just getting started: When the Recovery Act was enacted in 2009, the EHR adoption rate nationally was about 10%, and that rate got up over 50% in 2013.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

He notes that we’re really just getting started: When the Recovery Act was enacted in 2009, the EHR adoption rate nationally was about 10%, and that rate got up over 50% in 2013. The Harlow Group LLC.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

He notes that we’re really just getting started: When the Recovery Act was enacted in 2009, the EHR adoption rate nationally was about 10%, and that rate got up over 50% in 2013.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

He notes that we’re really just getting started: When the Recovery Act was enacted in 2009, the EHR adoption rate nationally was about 10%, and that rate got up over 50% in 2013.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

He notes that we’re really just getting started: When the Recovery Act was enacted in 2009, the EHR adoption rate nationally was about 10%, and that rate got up over 50% in 2013. The Harlow Group LLC.

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Provider, Software Company Tussle Over Rights To Critical Data

Healthcare IT Today

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Department of Defense rolls out Cerner EHR at four new sites in California, Idaho

FierceHealthIT

Department of Defense rolled out its Cerner EHR at four new sites: Naval Health Clinic Lemoore at Naval Air Station Lemoore and U.S. Army Health Clinic Presidio of Monterey, all in California, and 366th Medical Group at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho The U.S.

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Moving the Needle at Providence/St. Joseph’s Digital Innovation Group

Digital Health Today

Joseph’s is the 3rd largest health network in the US and has its own Digital Innovation Group. They're already integrated into the big EHRS like Epic and Cerner and integrated into five health systems. Interview with Aaron Martin and Sara Vaezy.

Providers Often Fail At Tracking Diagnostic Testing and Specialty Referrals

Healthcare IT Today

An industry workgroup research group has concluded that despite the availability of HealthIT tools, many organizations don’t have a comprehensive, useful view of their diagnostic testing and specialty referral processes.

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Prevent the Negativity Associated with Epic (EHR) Upgrades

Perficient

Communicate the change: Tell the “what, when, how, and why” to the affected groups. Changes to EHR systems are inevitable. Data & Analytics Healthcare Integration & IT Modernization Management Consulting Organizational Change Management change management EHR EHR Integration EHR solution Electronic Health Record EMR Epic healthcareI just got back from the doctor whose office is in one of the leading hospitals in the United States.

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Impact of Telehealth on Physician Practices Will Be Profound According to NextGen CMO

Healthcare IT Today

“If we were having this conversation six months ago, and you said physician groups would be switching to 100% telehealth, I would have said you were smoking something very powerful.”