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11 Ways Medical Practices Can Get More Out of Their EHR Systems

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A new Stanford University School of Medicine white paper informed by feedback from healthcare industry experts offers medical practices 11 recommendations for improving the effectiveness of their EHR systems. Stanford curated the...

Cerner EHR Implementation to Support Behavioral Health at Spectrum

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Spectrum Health & Human Services will launch a Cerner EHR implementation project through Cerner’s Community Behavioral Health deployment model to improve the mental and behavioral health of individuals throughout western New...

HealthlinkNY Opposes Planned Expansion of Hixny HIE Services

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HealthlinkNY has stated its disapproval for Hixny’s plans to expand its health information exchange (HIE) services into regions including the Hudson Valley, Catskills, and the Southern Tier of New York State. These areas are already...

Achieving a Network-of-Networks with Health Data Standardization

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The concept of a network-of-networks lies at the center of several stakeholder efforts to achieve true interoperability. Stakeholders in the public and private sector have touted the benefits of a nationwide network-of-networks for years....

MEDITECH Invites App Developers to Boost EHR Interoperability

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MEDITECH is launching an app development environment supported by RESTful application programming interfaces (APIs) — including Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) — to allow users and third-party developers to...

How Providers Use Clinical Documentation Improvement Tools

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Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) tools can help healthcare organizations accurately represent information about patient health events, clinical status, and office visits in EHRs as coded data. This coded data is used for quality...

EHR Design, Interoperability Top List of Physician Pain Points

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Problems with EHR design and interoperability are primary causes of physician dissatisfaction, according to a September 2018 survey of America’s Physicians by the Physician’s Foundation. The Physician’s Foundation and...

Hixny Extends Health Data Exchange Services to 9 New NY Counties

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New York-based Hixny will now provide health data exchange services to nine additional counties as it expands its territory over an 18-month period. The health information exchange (HIE) is one of New York’s eight qualified entities...

CMS Proposed Rule to Reduce Administrative Burden on Providers

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A newly-released CMS proposed rule removes unnecessary Medicare compliance requirements for healthcare facilities in an effort to reduce administrative burden on providers and fulfill the aims of the federal agency’s Patients Over...

Lack of EHR Interoperability, API Use Hinder Value-Based Care

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Almost a decade after healthcare organizations across the country began investing in EHR technology, problems with EHR interoperability still obstruct care coordination, health data exchange, and clinical efficiency. Consistent,...

Cerner EHR Implementation Goes Live at NE Medical Center

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Regional West Health Services — the parent company of multi-specialty medical group Regional West Medical Center — went live with a new Cerner EHR implementation over the weekend to streamline health data access and care...

Joint DoD, VA EHR Modernization Governance Bodies to Launch 2019

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The Department of Defense (DoD) and VA Interagency Program Office (IPO) is helping to establish joint DoD and VA EHR modernization governance bodies in an effort to facilitate collaborative decision-making and improve interagency...

7 Medical Societies Use Health Data Exchange to Boost Health Equity

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Medical societies in seven states recently teamed up with KAMMCO Health Solutions to launch a new initiative leveraging health data exchange capabilities and data analytics to reduce health disparities across patient populations. The...

Two-Thirds of Physicians Left Out of EHR Optimization Efforts

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Many healthcare organizations are missing a valuable opportunity to boost EHR usability, physician satisfaction, and clinician engagement by leaving physicians out of the EHR optimization process. This finding comes from a recent 2018...

HIMSS Supports Promoting Interoperability, 2015 Edition CEHRT Use

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HIMSS recently stated its support for CMS efforts to require adoption of 2015 edition certified EHR technology (CEHRT) by 2019, as well as the federal agency’s proposed policies surrounding the implementation of a Promoting...

Nevada HIE Wins $1.2M to Expand Health Data Exchange Capabilities

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The Nevada Board of Examiners recently approved $1.2 million in funding to support the state’s health information exchange (HIE) — HealtHIE Nevada — in its efforts to improve health data exchange for area...

Certified EHR Technology at Center of Debate Over MIPS Updates

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MGMA and AMIA hold differing opinions over CMS policies included in Year 3 of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) that require eligible clinicians to use 2015 edition certified EHR technology (CEHRT) to fulfill reporting requirements...

How Improved Pediatric EHR Certification Boosts Patient Safety

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A team of researchers from Pew Charitable Trusts and MedStar recommended ONC develop more rigorous, specialized EHR usability and safety testing for pediatric EHR certification in a recent JAMA article. EHR vendors and healthcare...

Preparing AI-Powered Virtual Assistants to Improve EHR Usability

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Problems with EHR usability continue to counter the potential benefits of EHR systems and leave physicians, nurses, administrators, and patients by and large feeling dissatisfied and frustrated with the technology. While patient EHRs...

EHR Data, Machine Learning Predict Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

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A team of researchers from Stanford University created a personal health management tool that combines EHR data with machine learning to accurately diagnose patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm, also called AAA. A new report recently...

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