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EHR & EMR

Why are women more likely to use telehealth?

November 2, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

As Washington considers which virtual care flexibilities should remain in place post-COVID-19, experts are flagging that paring back telehealth access and affordability will disproportionately affect women, even as a growing share of startups emerge to address women’s unique health needs. […]


EHR & EMR

Telemedicine approach remains a viable alternative for lung cancer screening

October 25, 2021

Via: The Medical News

A novel telemedicine lung cancer screening effort during the COVID-19 pandemic shows that virtual single-visit screenings are just as effective as single-visit screenings done in person at the hospital, according to a study presented at the American College of Surgeons […]


EHR & EMR

Mobile health applications can help with cognitive function and mental health

October 5, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Mobile health applications have been increasingly popular since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic by helping patients stay up to date on their health while also reducing the burden on healthcare organisations. Mobile health has gained popularity in various parts […]


EHR & EMR

Scientists create a labor-saving automated method for studying electronic health records

September 2, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

In an article published in the journal Patterns, scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai described the creation of a new, automated, artificial intelligence-based algorithm that can learn to read patient data from electronic health records. In […]


EHR & EMR

The Need for HIPAA Compliance in Health Care ERPs

August 16, 2021

Via: Health IT Answers

Enterprise resource planning tools are essential for health care organizations that need to automate and integrate processes across multiple verticals. Modern ERPs need to be HIPAA-compliant — otherwise, they can leave the organizations that use them open to violations. Facilities […]


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The importance of establishing a provider data repository

August 6, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

Accurate and up-to-date healthcare provider data is integral for health plans to guide their members towards the most appropriate care and for providers to deliver that care efficiently – ultimately reducing cost, improving quality of care, and improving outcomes. Collecting […]


EHR & EMR

Cerner reports $1.5B in revenue, raises full-year guidance

July 30, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

Cerner’s revenue was depressed last year as hospitals, slammed by COVID-19, spent less on their IT and data infrastructures to prioritize the pandemic response. Leadership said they hoped hospital budgets would recover in 2021, allowing both old and new clients […]


EHR & EMR

Remote monitoring device acceptance has increased compared to pre-pandemic levels

June 28, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The Covid-19 pandemic forced a shift away from the majority of in-person physician visits in order to minimise the risk of spreading Covid-19. A recent GlobalData poll found that this experience may have accelerated the adoption of remote patient monitoring […]


EHR & EMR

EHR Adoption is Essential for Outpatient Surgery to Remain Relevant in Managed Care

May 13, 2021

Via: HitConsultant

In 2009, hospitals and doctors were given financial incentives to adopt electronic health records (EHRs) through the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) were not eligible for these funds, and were therefore […]


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How accurate are virtual assessments of cognitive function?

May 5, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Virtual care provided through telephone or videoconference has been broadly implemented in recent months because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A new analysis of published studies has examined the accuracy and reliability of virtual compared with in-person cognitive assessments for diagnosing […]


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Microsoft Accelerates Industry Cloud Strategy for Healthcare with the Acquisition of Nuance

April 12, 2021

Via: EMR Thoughts

Microsoft Corp (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Nuance Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUAN) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Nuance for $56.00 per share, implying a 23% premium to the closing price of Nuance on […]


EHR & EMR

VA launches strategic review of beleaguered $16B Cerner EHR project

March 19, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

VA’s ongoing analysis of the only site operational with the new EHR, the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Wash., precipitated the need for a schedule shift, the agency said. Mann-Grandstaff went live in October last year, the first site […]


EHR & EMR

What to Look for In Your Remote Patient Monitoring Solution

March 3, 2021

Via: EMR Thoughts

In the spring of 2020, hospital and IT systems were put in a difficult position. For one, hospitals were overloaded with patients and bed space was at a premium, yet the need for care wasn’t waning. Health care systems also […]


EHR & EMR

More Healthcare Data Means Growth for Switch

February 17, 2021

Via: EMR Thoughts

Healthcare applications are increasing in complexity. Health data continues to grow exponentially. To avoid being drowned in this technology deluge, healthcare providers and health IT vendors are turning to 3rd party infrastructure providers for their systems + data needs. IDC […]


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Challenges of Operationalizing Remote Patient Monitoring Data

January 21, 2021

Via: HitConsultant

Among the many evolving technologies in the healthcare industry, there may be none more important or impactful than remote patient monitoring (RPM) hardware and software solutions. This technology is opening up new possibilities in extended healthcare – saving patients money, […]