Featured Health IT Job: EMR Specialist

Healthcare IT Today

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

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2020 Health IT Predictions – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 27

Healthcare IT Today

For the 27th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re making predictions as to what you should expect to see in health IT in 2020. Last episode, it was fun to look back at the past decade of health IT.

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Looking Back at the Last Decade of Health IT – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 26

Healthcare IT Today

For the 26th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, and we’re taking a look back at the last decade of Health IT. Hard to believe that it’s almost 2020, but as we enter the new decade join us as we look back. Healthcare Consolidation.

Usability in Health IT – #HITsm Chat Topic

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Hidden Dangers in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 30

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For the 30th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re doing another edition of Buy or Sell. Here's a quick summary of the buy or sell items discussed: * Buy or Sell: EHR Vendor Consolidation is a Threat to Healthcare Stability. *

Is the EMR Implementation Market Dead?

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I’ve been thinking a lot about the EMR implementation market lately. 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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Healthcare Conferences – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 17

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For the 17th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about various healthcare conferences. It’s always a challenge knowing which conferences you should attend. Each conference has its own culture, direction, and attendees.

Epic EMR Parody Twitter Account is Back – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

Good news for all of us who like some good EHR and Health IT Humor (and you know we do). In case you missed it, you can see our previous Fun Friday highlighting the Epic […].

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Takeaways from EXPO.health – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 18

Healthcare IT Today

For the 18th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re sharing some takeaways from the EXPO.health conference we held in Boston. In case you missed it, what were you thinking? What was the most valuable takeaway from the health IT conference?

Access to Medical Records – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 15

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For the 15th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Access to Medical Records. Some of it is just bumping up against culture and other is fear.

Healthcare Regulations: Buying or Selling? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 16

Healthcare IT Today

For the 16th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about whether we’re “buying” or “selling” various healthcare regulations. Back in Episode 12 of the podcast, we tried out a new format we called Health IT: Buy or Sell?

Featured Health IT Job: Epic Ambulatory Build 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 Ambulatory Build Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central.

Featured Health IT Job: EHR Specialist

Healthcare IT Today

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

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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 […].

Google May Have Given Up On The EHR Market, But Definitely Not Health IT

Healthcare IT Today

For quite some time, giant technology companies have struggled to get a foothold in the healthcare business, but with relatively little success.

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Is your Replacement EHR Smart Enough for Value Based Care?

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Charles Hutchinson, CPA, is the Chief Financial Officer of InSync Healthcare Solutions. The unexpected surges in need for care, like that of COVID-19, make it more critical […].

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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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COVID-19 News: Updates From The Trenches

Healthcare IT Today

With news on the coronavirus (COVID-19) shifting almost daily, it’s hard to keep track of what’s worth following. Here at Healthcare IT Today, we’d like to help. Clinical, operational and technical information is pouring in at an unprecedented rate.

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Featured Health IT Job: Sr. EHR Application Specialist: EpicCare Ambulatory

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. EHR Application Specialist: EpicCare Ambulatory position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by SSM Health and is in Missouri.

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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.

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Best Practices for Your Epic EHR Go-Live

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Heather Haugen & Mia Erickson from Atos Epic continues to gain market share across the healthcare landscape. Many of the largest healthcare organizations have implemented Epic and they remain a strong contender for new implementations […].

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Physician Satisfaction with Electronic Health Records – the Data Might Surprise You – Part 1

Healthcare IT Today

As healthcare organizations select an EHR, they contemplate the best vendor, the breadth of functionality, integration across other applications, initial investment and maintenance costs, resources required to support the systems, and many […].

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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.

Physician Satisfaction with Electronic Health Records – the Data Might Surprise You – Part 2

Healthcare IT Today

In case you missed part 1 of the EHR Physician Satisfaction Series, be sure you read it to understand the research background behind these predictors of EHR satisfaction and to learn about the first two predictors of physician satisfaction: Training […].

The Legal Pitfalls of Using a PDF Chart Summary or Cold Storage as a Healthcare Data Archiving Strategy

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Justin Campbell, Vice President, Strategy, at Galen Healthcare Solutions. When decommissioning healthcare systems to archive legacy data, there are often significant tradeoffs.

Announcing EXPO.health 2020 – Leveling Up Your Innovation Efforts

Healthcare IT Today

Over the past several years we began to notice that many health IT conferences were focused on breakthrough and disruptive innovations that may help healthcare organizations a decade from now. Every year we go to a lot of conferences – at least 50+.

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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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Redox and FDB Partner to Improve Medication Adherence with EHR Writeback Functionality

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Core Principles for Application Decommissioning and Data Archiving

Healthcare IT Today

While we’ve been writing about EMR data archiving since back in 2009 and then again in 2013 and 2014 to name a few, the topic has never been more important than it is today.

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Kno2 On Demand Record Retrieval from Carequality and CommonWell for Free

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Pharmacy Sues Surescripts, Partners Over Alleged Antitrust Violations

Healthcare IT Today

In the complaint, which names not only Surescripts but also RelayHealth and Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, New York-based Falconer Pharmacy claims that the defendants have violated the Sherman Act by engaging in a “decade-long” scheme designed […].

Know When to Hold ’em: The Legal Considerations for Healthcare Information Technology Data Retention and Purging

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Justin Campbell, Vice President, Strategy, at Galen Healthcare Solutions. Healthcare organizations considering a purge of their archived data soon realize that errors […].

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Can Google “Restore the Joy of Caregiving”?

Healthcare IT Today

It’s a sentiment I’ve heard over and over from people who think that Google or Apple could enter healthcare and finally make the software a joy. That’s quite an ambitious question.

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AAFP Asks CMS to Suspend MIPS Program and Delay MIPS 2019 Reporting Deadline

Healthcare IT Today

Given the fast moving nature of the COVID-19 and the changing virtual times, we’re going to try out some new changes here at Healthcare IT Today as well.

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Why Cloud is Strategic and Challenging for Healthcare Organizations

Healthcare IT Today

Cloud isn’t as complex or risky as we like to believe for healthcare, but it does have far-reaching impacts across IT, business, and clinical operations. Many healthcare leaders remain hesitant about moving application or data to a Cloud platform but […].

Big Tech: Apple’s Mastery Of Consumer Design Could Offer Unique Healthcare Advantages

Healthcare IT Today

I opened the box, plugged it into the wall and dove into it with a passion. By today’s standards, its 33 MHz processor, 4 MB of RAM and 250 MB hard drive seems laughable, […].

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.

MEDITECH eh – Investment in Canadian EHR Market Pays Off

Healthcare IT Today

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2019: Healthcare IT gains new ground

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2019: Year in Review It's been an eventful year for health IT. Of course, that's been the case every year over the past decade since the first meaningful use checks were mailed out, kickstarting the digital healthcare age as we know it.

Big Tech: Is Apple’s Healthcare Confidence Justifiable?

Healthcare IT Today

During his September appearance on CNBC’s Mad Money, he suggested that while Apple’s hardly going to stop doing other things, healthcare may represent the brass ring. “If A few months ago, Apple CEO Tim Cook made an amazing claim.

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