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. Tech Health IT UrologyHippocrates didn't have a server.

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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.

Featured Health IT Job: Cerner Advanced Reporting

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Cerner Advanced Reporting position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central.

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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EHRs are killing medical innovation

KevinMD

Tech Health IT Primary CareTo 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.

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HIMSS 2019: The Mainstreaming of Health IT, from Jim Cramer to Opioid Risk Scores

Health Populi

On January 10, 2019, Jim Cramer of CNBC’s Mad Money recommended that Apple buy Epic, a market leader in EHRs. At that moment in the Twitterverse, it occurred to me that health IT as a consumer-facing industry was beginning to mainstream in America.

OMB holds health IT's future

Morning eHealth

CFR 42 Part 2 still up in the air — Immigration rule could lead to corrupt EHRs

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. Tech Health IT

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Featured Health IT Job: Epic Analyst (Staff or Senior) – Resolute Hospital Billing

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Epic Analyst (Staff or Senior) – Resolute Hospital Billing position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central.

EHR Analogies and Comparisons – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

It’s Friday and so we like to have a little more fun here at 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 […].

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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. Tech Health IT Primary Care

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MU Study Suggests That A Health IT Divide May Be Emerging Among Physicians

Healthcare IT Today

Now, research has emerged to suggest that not only did MU create HIT winners and losers, it might also have helped to foster long-term differences between […].

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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Featured Health IT Job: Sr Epic Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Sr Epic Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Prisma Health and is in South Carolina.

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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Featured Health IT Job: IT Applications Manager

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the IT Applications Manager position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central.

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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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. ? Tech Health ITHow come we can't. ?

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Electronic health records cannot replace a doctor who knows you

KevinMD

The introduction of electronic health records (EHRs) was accompanied by a great deal of fanfare. It was also claimed that they would make it easier for doctors and other health professionals […]. Tech Health IT

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Health IT Startup: DocuTAP

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. We design a tablet-based EHR and PM, offer RCM services, and refine patient workflow. The article Health IT Startup: DocuTAP appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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

KevinMD

Tech Health ITThe 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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How technology ruined, and can save, the doctor-patient relationship

KevinMD

Topping the latest list: insurance paperwork, followed closely by electronic health records (EHRs). Insurers and EHRs get between doctors and their patients. When it comes to medicine’s computer problem, the obstacle is literal.

Health IT Startup: Datica

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Through the platform, customers deploy cloud-native applications and integrate with EHRs. The article Health IT Startup: Datica appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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. Tech Health IT Primary Care

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Why your Whole Organization Needs Clinically-Driven Revenue Cycle Management Training

Healthcare IT Today

Electronic health records have evolved. Modern EHR systems now provide full revenue cycle management for healthcare organizations, in addition to traditional clinical record-keeping functionalities.

At Health IT Summit, Nemours Executives Describe EHR Optimization Effort

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Pediatric health system creates Physician IT (PhIT) program to enlist physicians with an aptitude for creating efficiencies to work with colleagues

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

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Epic Managed Services Senior Analyst – HIM position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central.

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. Tech Health IT Hospital-Based Medicine Hospitalist

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Is the EMR Implementation Market Dead?

Healthcare IT Today

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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Medicare ACOs Improving Care Coordination With Health IT, But Still Have Work To Do

Healthcare IT Today

A recent study by the HHS Office of Inspector General suggests that Medicare ACOs coordinate care more effectively when they have the right health IT tools in place, particularly when ACO members share one EHR platform and have access to a robust HIE.

Featured Health IT Job: Epic ASAP Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Epic ASAP Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central.

I didn’t become a physician to do data entry

KevinMD

The trouble began when I needed to open the electronic health record (EHR) system for the tenth time that day. EHRs have significantly changed the way we practice medicine. Tech Cardiology Health IT Hospital-Based Medicine

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

Healthcare IT Today

Joseph Health System. Among other things, the facility will feature a streamlined EMR designed to make it easier for clinical providers to find and share information. Joseph Health

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Harnessing Early Adopters in Health IT

HiTech Answers

By Scott Corbitt - Part of the thrill of working in health IT comes from bringing something more than just a cool widget to market. The post Harnessing Early Adopters in Health IT appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News. Health Information Technology AirStrip Health IT Innovation Mobile Health Matters Scott Corbitt

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The secret to making AI work for physicians

KevinMD

If you are a physician or know a physician or have ever visited one, chances are you have probably heard them complain about technology in health care. Tech Health IT Primary Care

Our 2018 Health IT Wish List

HiTech Answers

By Mobile Health Matters - The healthcare IT industry enters 2018 with a lot of potential, along with the need to overcome structures that have historically stunted progress. What is on our health IT wish list? The post Our 2018 Health IT Wish List appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.

Finally the Scanner I Started Looking for a Decade Ago

Healthcare IT Today

It’s nice to think that with an EHR in place, healthcare could finally be paperless. Besides the fact that the EHR is a paper printing machine, the amount of paper that’s brought through the door by patients is astounding.