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Category: EHR & EMR


EHR & EMR

60% of Consumers Lack Immediate Access to Their Medical Records

January 25, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

The results are from an online survey of 1,014 U.S. consumers conducted by Propeller Insights between October 13, 2022, and October 24, 2022. The survey reveals additional insights regarding data access, ownership, and security. Seventy-four percent of respondents indicate that […]


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7 Ways EHR Systems Offer Value to Mental Health Providers

January 23, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

The challenges healthcare providers face in managing patient mental health are multitude. The mental health situation in America continues to trend in a concerning direction. 20% of Americans reported suffering from a mental illness in 2019 and 2020, making for […]


EHR & EMR

Unlocking Patient Medical Records Through Digital Retrieval of Clinical Data

January 18, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Thousands of times a day, at health systems throughout the US, workers manually search for patient medical charts, print them out on paper, or save them to a file—and then fax, mail, or email them to a payer or third […]


EHR & EMR

80% of Healthcare Execs Want Complete Clinical Data From Other EHRs

January 17, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

The first annual State of Interoperability report offers comprehensive insights from more than 130 executive decision-makers across the healthcare ecosystem, including health systems, EHRs, digital health organizations and diagnostic labs, to discover emerging trends and perspectives on critical issues impacting […]


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90% of Americans Used Telehealth in The Past Year, Survey Finds

January 11, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Founded in 2009, Independa, Inc, is the innovator of the award-winning TV-based social engagement, education and care platform. It’s latest survey found that 71% of users accessed telehealth using their smartphones, and that 65% used their television for telehealth appointments. […]


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Digital Health Funding Reaches $15.3B in 2022 Across 572 Deals, Rock Health Reports

January 10, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

As the year 2022 draws to a close, many will remember it as being notorious for inflation, stock drops, 7 interest rate hikes that seemed to be shaping up into a possible recession. In this period of extreme economic uncertainty, […]


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Monogram Health Secures $375M to Expand In-Home Kidney Care

January 9, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Monogram is focused exclusively on managing chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) at home. The company partners with health plans to provide their members with an evidence-based renal care model of clinical managed services, including complex case […]


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Virtual care and MA stars: value for seniors and for health plans

December 19, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

It was a busy enrollment season for Medicare. While you may have seen commercials featuring retired NFL quarterbacks talking about vision and dental benefits, what was truly remarkable is how many Medicare Advantage plans dramatically increased their deployment of telehealth […]


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Telehealth visits across most specialties don’t require in-person follow-up, study finds

December 15, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

For the study, Epic researchers examined more than 35 million telehealth visits conducted between March 2020 and May 2022 using data from the EHR vendor’s Cosmos dataset. The findings suggest that telehealth isn’t driving more in-person care encounters — a […]


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EMRs Are Outdated, but Big Tech Is Not The Answer

December 13, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Over a decade ago, the “meaningful use” clause in the United States Affordable Care Act incentivized Electronic Medical Record (EMR) adoption. The purpose of this directive was to improve the transfer of laboratory data to point-of-care clinicians to help us […]


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Baptist Health Taps TytoCare to Enhance Virtual Care to Patients

December 8, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

What You Should Know: – TytoCare has partnered with Baptist Health, a full-spectrum health system, to bring Tytocare’s virtual care solutions to patients in Kentucky and Indiana. – As part of the partnership, Baptist Health will integrate TytoCare’s Home Smart […]


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6 Critical Questions to Consider When Evaluating Virtual Care Delivery Options

December 5, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

As patient adoption of telehealth continues to surge and pandemic-era restrictions begin to ease, health systems have an opportunity to re-evaluate their approaches to delivering virtual care. Telehealth usage for outpatient visits rose from 1% pre-pandemic to 10% in June […]


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4 EHR Implementation Budget Busters and How to Prevent Them

November 23, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

EHR implementations are a huge investment. And for many healthcare IT teams, this type of project may be a once in a career type of experience. I have spent more than 30 years of my career helping healthcare organizations through […]


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How to Solve the ‘new normal’ EHR Implementation Challenges

November 22, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Electronic health records (EHR) have become ubiquitous in the US healthcare industry. However, the work on improving those solutions is in full swing. According to Fact.MD, the EHR market value is expected to reach $41.8bn in 2022 – 2032. What […]


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Diagnosis: EHR Avoidance Syndrome

November 3, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

If you’ve read the healthcare IT trade press recently, you’ve no doubt seen stories about the clinical usability of EHRs and how it can be improved. When you look at the issue closely there are, ultimately, two approaches to “breaking […]


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COVID-19 telehealth diagnoses fell in August

November 3, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Telehealth use has fluctuated throughout the pandemic, typically picking up amid waves of new COVID-19 variants. As coronavirus diagnoses fell at the end of this summer, telehealth utilization overall remained fairly stable, rising 1.9% nationally and accounting for 5.4% of […]


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Clinical Reasoning Tool Proves Better Than Symptom Checkers, Study Shows

October 31, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Symptom checkers face scrutiny by physicians since they fail to produce an output that is professional and explainable enough for providers to trust. For this reason, many physicians are skeptical to trust symptom checkers to ease the burden healthcare providers […]


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Therapy chatbots might be worsening your mental health

October 28, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Mental health cases are on the rise more than ever before following the mental health crisis that accompanied the Covid-19 pandemic. According to a Lancet publication from last year, the pandemic triggered 76 million cases of anxiety and 53 million […]


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Keeping Reproductive Patient Records Protected and Private

October 25, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Healthcare provider organizations are responsible for the privacy and security of their patients’ information. HIPAA codified this requirement for covered entities, including specific guidelines for protecting sensitive patient information such as behavioral and substance abuse records. Health Information (HI) professionals […]


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Data Liberation Day Elevates New Call for Health Information Expertise

October 21, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

From Marcus Whitney’s opening plea “answer the call” to a standing-room-only session on the last day, attendees at the AHIMA22 Global Conference demonstrated their steadfast commitment to liberating, managing and protecting electronic patient information (EPI). Just three days after ONC’s […]