Most Read Healthcare IT Today Articles in 2020

Healthcare IT Today

Needless to say, 2020 has been a crazy year that will never be forgotten here at Healthcare IT Today. One of my favorite things to do as we move on to a new year is to look back at the past year.

Which EHR Phase Are We In? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 47

Healthcare IT Today

For the 47th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the various phases of EHR (or EMR if you prefer). As we look at the current EMR and EHR market, we see healthcare organizations across nearly all 4 phases.

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Healthcare IT Today

The world and healthcare and IT is crazy right now. Career and Jobs Healthcare IT EHR Jobs EMR Jobs Health IT Jobs Healthcare IT Central Healthcare IT JobsOk, the world in general is pretty crazy right now.

The Battle for Telehealth: EHR vs Third Party – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 46

Healthcare IT Today

For the 46th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the battle for telehealth. More specifically, we’re talking about EHR vendors entrance into telehealth and third party telehealth vendors.

What’s Being Missed in Healthcare IT?

Healthcare IT Today

Understatement of the Day: COVID-19 has overwhelmed healthcare. Turns out that this is a reality regardless of whether your healthcare organization has been hit by an influx of COVID-19 patients or not. The overwhelming feeling applies regardless of where you work in healthcare as well. I don’t know of any healthcare department that hasn’t had […].

Physician Champions and Healthcare IT Projects

Optimum Healthcare IT

The Physician Champion plays an integral role in the successful development and implementation of a healthcare IT project. The post Physician Champions and Healthcare IT Projects appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

Healthcare IT Today Interviews Rebecca Manne, EVP EHR Implementation

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 4 min Healthcare IT Today interviews Rebecca Manne, EVP, EHR Implementation about the recent virtual Epic Go-Live at Valley Children’s Healthcare. Global Healthcare IT Today Rebecca Manne Valley Children's Healthcare Virtual Epic Go-Live

Modernizing Medicine EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Patric Edmondson, Chief Technology Officer and Dr. Andrew Rosenthal, Medical Director of Plastic Surgery at Modernizing Medicine.

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Azalea Health EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Baha Zeidan, Co-founder and CEO of Azalea Health. In this series, we talk with EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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EHR Integration – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Telehealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.

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The Rise of the Stupid EHR

Healthcare IT Today

Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT AT&T Labs Research Cerner David Isenberg Epic Internet History Stupid EHRs Telecommunications Companies The Rise of The Stupid Network Xealth

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Healthcare IT Today Search Engine Q&A

Healthcare IT Today

A few months ago, we dipped into the various COVID-19 searches that were being done to find Healthcare IT Today and offered answers and commentary on what people were searching. We thought it would be fun to dip into the search engine traffic for another edition of Search Engine Q&A. Remember that these are searches […].

MEDITECH EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

When we first started creating our live video telehealth list, we quickly realized that every healthcare organization was going to need to know and understand how their EHR vendor was planning to approach telehealth. Were EHR vendors going to roll out their own solution?

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Greenway Health EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with David Cohen, Chief Product and Technology Officer at Greenway Health.

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COVID-19 + Return to Work – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 44

Healthcare IT Today

For the 44th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the return to work amidst COVID-19. They’ve since dialed it back a little, but they are still pushing to have their employees return to the office in Madison.

Allscripts and FollowMyHealth’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Skyler Wason, Director of Product Management at Allscripts, and Kate Palazzolo, Vice President of Sales at FollowMyHealth.

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Using Patient Headshots In EHRs Can Reduce Order Errors

Healthcare IT Today

Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Brigham and Women's Hospital CPOE EHR Headshots EHR Safety EMR Safety patient photos Physician Orders University of Utah

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How to Increase EHR Go-Live Efficiency with a Virtual Model

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by GP Hyare, Managing Director at ReMedi Health Solutions One year ago, the average EHR go-live involved hundreds of support personnel flying to a hospital and working on-site for four to six weeks.

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AdvancedMD EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Tim Costantino, VP, Head of Product at AdvancedMD. In this series, we talk with EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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The Importance of Handling Legacy EHR Data During the Move to a New EHR

Healthcare IT Today

While many EHR projects were put on hold or at least slowed down during COVID-19, we’re starting to see many of these projects revving back up.

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The Future of EHR – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) from @hcittoday on the topic “The Future of EHR“ Much of health IT has been focused on the EHR for the past decade […].

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The Benefits Of Building EHRs Around Care Plans

Healthcare IT Today

A former health system leader has laid out an interesting argument for refocusing EHRs on supporting care plans rather than simply documenting what care has been provided.

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Hidden Dangers in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 30

Healthcare IT Today

For the 30th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re doing another edition of Buy or Sell. For those not familiar with this format, we’ll offer up some health IT assertion and then Colin and John will discuss whether they’re buying or selling that assertion and why. Here's a quick summary of the buy or sell items discussed: * Buy or Sell: EHR Vendor Consolidation is a Threat to Healthcare Stability. *

Doceree is Bringing Pharma Advertising to EHR and Telehealth

Healthcare IT Today

In the nearly 15 years that we’ve been writing about EHR and health IT here at Healthcare IT Today, one of the most interesting topics we cover is pharma advertising inside an EHR or other health IT software product.

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EHR Data is Like 500 People Sharing a Closet

Healthcare IT Today

I always like to gather insights from practicing clinical informaticists, whose job puts them at the crossroads where health IT and care delivery meet.

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CareCloud’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Juan Molina, Division President at CareCloud, an operating division of MTBC.

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Four EHR and IT Cost Control Strategies for Hospitals in 2021 and Beyond

Healthcare IT Today

But one thing is clear, healthcare executives must take a hard look at costs as they reassess and strategize around recovery from COVID-19. The following is a guest article by Peyman Zand, CFCHE, Vice President at CereCore.

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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. While listening to these […].

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athenahealth EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Paul Brient, Chief Product Officer, athenahealth. In this series, we talk with an EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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Ambient Clinical Voice, NLP, and EHR Auto Documentation

Healthcare IT Today

This shouldn’t come as a surprise since if ambient clinical voice is effective, then it could solve so many of the EHR documentation features that put such a burden on physicians in healthcare.

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Top 10 Healthcare IT News stories of 2020

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

– and the wherewithal of the information systems and digital data that keep them running – been put to the test quite like it was in 2020. In the meantime, here are some of the most-read Healthcare IT News stories of 2020 so far.

EHR and Telehealth Cartoons – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

It’s Friday and so it’s time for a little fun. Physicans’ Life & the EMR (Cartoon from Wired magazine)#healthcare #somedocs pic.twitter.com/LHarLAOv09 — Armand Krikorian, MD (@ENDOUNO) […]. Healthcare IT EHR Cartoons Fun Friday Telehealth Cartoons

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Withings, Redox Partner To Create EHR-Accessible Remote Monitoring Device

Healthcare IT Today

Remote monitoring device-maker Withings has partnered with EHR integration software developer Redox to create a wearable which connects with a wide variety of EHR platform.

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Microsoft to Integrate Epic EHR and Nuance Automated Documentation with Teams Tool

Healthcare IT Today

Microsoft has announced two deals leveraging its Teams tool which could cast a long shadow over the rapidly evolving telehealth sector. The tech giant signed an agreement with Epic under which the EHR vendor would become the first such organization to use the Teams connector function.

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Cerner’s Approach to Telehealth and Partnership with Amwell – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Andy Penn, Vice President of Virtual Health at Cerner. In this series, we talk with EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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What Changes Were Thrust Upon EHR During COVID-19 and What Will Be the Longer Term Impacts of These Changes?

Healthcare IT Today

Many people don’t realize all the changes that were required by an EHR to be able to more effectively manage everything that was happening with COVID-19.

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Taylor Swift EHR Logos Part 2 – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

In case you missed part 1 of Taylor Swift EHR Logos, be sure to check it out. I didn’t realize he was such a Swiftie, but it’s great. Health IT Company Healthcare IT EHR Logos Fun Friday Swiftie Taylor Swift

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Viztek (A Former Konica Minolta Subsidiary) Joins The EHR Certification Scandal Club

Healthcare IT Today

Konica Minolta, a company better known for copiers than health IT, has somehow managed to insert its foot deep enough into the EHR certification waters to get bitten. Department of Justice that Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc.

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Taylor Swift EHR Logos Part 1 – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

Health IT Company Healthcare IT EHR Logos Fun Friday Swiftie Taylor SwiftThere’s a lot of reasons why on today’s #HITsm chat I mentioned Brendan Keeler (@healthbjk) from Redox as someone who doesn’t have enough followers on Twitter.

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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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