EHR

A Dose of AI Could Be the Cure for Hospital EHR Cyberattacks in 2017

By Santosh Varughese, president, Cognetyx, delivering ‘Ambient Cognitive Cyber Surveillance’ to protect information assets against cyber security threats, data breaches and privacy violations. I know how terrible hospital record theft can be. I myself have been the victim of a data theft by hackers who stole my deceased father’s medical files, running up more than $300,000

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Patient Info: What You Need To Know About EHR Data

Healthcare is changing at a rapid pace due to technological advances. There are many advantages to this, but at times it can be hard to keep up as a patient. Many health records, for example, are now stored electronically, instead of a paper chart. What does this mean for you as a patient? What is

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Community Care Collaborative Selects Bridge Patient Portal for Patient Centered Engagement, Spanish Translation and Responsive Mobile Design

Texas Healthcare Organization Achieves Twice the National Patient Enrollment Average Using Bridge Patient Portal  KIRKLAND, Wash. — July 26, 2016 — Serving the 11th largest metro-area in the United States, Community Care Collaborative (CCC) selects Bridge Patient Portal as its singular portal solution for secure online medical record access, outcome improvement and helping engage patients

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Getting Ahead of the Learning Curve- The Path Ahead For EHRs

As we begin 2016, there are those in the healthcare community who are not in love with Electronic Health Records (EHRs) or Electronic Medical Records (EMRs). It’s not the idea itself that is causing distress mind you; instead, it’s in the application. Since President Obama’s mandate in 2009 that all healthcare providers – public and

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Add a Proven EHR System to Your Urgent Care  

“Today is another valuable opportunity; not to alter the past, but to shape the future,” Alvin Conway, author of The Extinction Protocol, once said. In shaping the future of your urgent care center, you should look for an electronic health record (EHR) system with a proven track record of boosting financial success and providing valuable

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WellTrackONE and Zoeticx Integrate Good Samaritan’s EHR System with Largest HIE in US to Create Breakthrough Healthcare Interoperability (Part II)

Part-I of this article can be found here. Connecting 280 Data Points WellTrackONE gathers and analyzes 280 patient data points, identifying potential catastrophic and chronic medical conditions. Once the assessment is complete, those conditions are outlined for review by a medical provider, flagging potential for current risks and chronic conditions in multiple categories such as

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WellTrackONE and Zoeticx Integrate Good Samaritan’s EHR System with Largest HIE in US to Create Breakthrough Healthcare Interoperability (Part I)

The long awaited road to true healthcare Information Technology (healthcare IT) system interoperability is being implemented at Good Samaritan in Indiana, enabling the 232-bed community healthcare facility to better deliver on its commitment to delivering exceptional patient care. The system will also enable the hospital to substantially increase their practice’s revenue while containing healthcare system

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popEYE – A Clinical Quality Metrics (CQM) REST API Service over popHealth for Meaningful Use Stage 2 and Stage 3

In this post, I will describe popEYE, a REST API that we have built for Clinical Quality Metrics (CQM) Calculations. We have built popEYE by modifying popHealth v2.1 to work as a RESTful API service so that EHR vendors or Healthcare organizations can calculate CQMs in a multi-practice environment in a scalable manner over millions of patient records with

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What’s the Deal with SMART on FHIR?

Ever since the enterprise EHR came into being 40 years ago (i.e. EHR systems), there has been a need to customize, adjust, improve, or extend the out-of-the-box functionality to better suit the clinicians, administrators, and patients that rely on them. However, innovation comes only as fast as the EHR vendors can accommodate it; and only

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