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Tag: EHR

The electronic health record is a real-time, system of patient health records in digital format that can be shared across different healthcare settings. With access to evidence-based decision support tools can be used to aid clinicians in decision-making. The goal of an EHR is to automate and streamline workflow in the healthcare setting, ensuring that all clinical information is communicated. It can also prevent delays in response that result in gaps in care. The EHR can also support the collection of data for uses other than clinical care, such as billing, quality management, outcome reporting, and public health disease surveillance and reporting.

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Misery on the front lines of healthcare delivery

Oct. 26, 2016 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Health professionals should not have to choose between doing what’s right for their patients and doing well. Health care in the U.S. is undergoing significant changes in the way we […]

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Assessing interoperability for MACRA: Our response to the Health & Human Services RFI

July 15, 2016 / By Amy Sheide

Congress has declared a national objective to achieve widespread exchange of electronic health information nationwide by December 31, 2018. By this July, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services […]

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About accuracy…

April 25, 2016 / By Jason Mark

In our recent posts we’ve touched on both productivity and proper tool usage to help achieve the best possible results with Computer Assisted Coding (CAC). This week I thought I […]

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Support from technology? Frustration and distraction is common for docs

April 13, 2016 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Electronic records are a boon in many ways, but failures and frustration in the field are too common. Jean Antonucci is a family physician in Farmington, Maine – northwest of […]

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How are my numbers? Analyzing your CAC data

Feb. 12, 2016 / By Jason Mark

I’m excited to post this next installment in our blog series about using data to better understand and improve your computer-assisted coding (CAC) performance. Our team looks at a LOT […]

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HIMagine That! Queries for ICD-10

July 24, 2015 / By Sue Belley, RHIA, Donna Smith, RHIA

Donna: You know Sue, I think that people are really stepping up their ICD-10 game as we enter the home stretch. Sue: The way I look at it, they’ve been […]