April 23, 2018 - Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) ensures that health services are accurately documented and helps healthcare coders and physicians work toward improved patient care while also streamlining productivity. When meaningful clinical data is captured, organizations can ensure improved quality reporting, clinician productivity, and even better clinical information delivered at the point of...
April 19, 2018 - UPDATE: On April 20, Epic released a new statement about the Illinois Procurement Policy Board's recommendations to void its UI Hospitals EHR implementation contract. An Illinois Procurement Policy Board has recommended voiding University of Illinois (UI) Hospitals’ multimillion-dollar Epic EHR implementation contract due to a potential conflict of interest, according...
April 18, 2018 - The arduous process of integrating EHR technology into doctors’ offices has introduced clinicians to a new world of complex daily challenges, and the present lack of EHR usability only serves to exacerbate the problem. Stakeholders are working to make headway toward enabling improvements: in March 2018, the Bipartisan Policy Center and Health IT Now joined forces to establish an oversight...
April 18, 2018 - VA CIO Scott Blackburn has resigned — effective immediately — with the federal department’s Cerner EHR contract still short of finalization, according to Federal News Radio. Blackburn had been serving as the department’s acting CIO since October 2017 and had played a significant part in launching VA’s replacement of the homegrown VistA system with a commercial...
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Over the span of a few years, the healthcare industry replaced paper charts with Electronic Health Records (EHRs). The adoption of EHR technology and health IT systems by healthcare organizations is responsible...
After months of development, ONC released its Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) draft in an effort to push the healthcare industry closer toward its goal of achieving true interoperability characterized by advanced health data exchange. In accordance with provisions of the 21st Century...
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