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Lessons learned from an award-winning EHR system replacement
Healthcare IT News : December 18, 2014, 11:35 am
In 2012, ARcare undertook a fast-paced transition to a next-generation electronic health record system. Less than two years later, ARcare was nationally recognized, receiving HIMSS Analytics' Stage 7 Ambulatory Award, the highest HIMSS honor for EHR adoption.
Meaningful use numbers show signs of life, groups still lobby for relief
Healthcare IT News : December 18, 2014, 11:19 am
Stage 2 meaningful use attestations have shown big improvements recently, but many providers are still struggling. With her Flex-IT Act gaining traction in the House, Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., along with 28 fellow members of Congress, have called on HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell to offer relief in the form of a shorter 90-day reporting period.
'Serious mistake' results in PHI sent to kids art project
Healthcare IT News : December 18, 2014, 11:03 am
Perhaps CD-ROMs are not the best storage media when it comes to safeguarding the health information of your patients – especially when one of your staff members accidentally donates them to a children's art project, as what recently happened at a Virginia-based health system.
Healthcare data: a virtual tsunami
Healthcare IT News : December 18, 2014, 9:15 am
Swedish Medical leads in stroke care
Healthcare IT News : December 18, 2014, 7:21 am
New findings published Dec. 17 in the New England Journal of Medicine affirms a practice for stroke response that has been employed by Donald Frei, MD, and the stroke team at Swedish Medical Center's Radiology Imaging Associates in Denver.
As Frei sees it, the study results provide new hope for the 695,000 Americans who suffer an acute ischemic stroke each year, and it validates what he and his stroke team have practiced for years.