EHR

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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Nurses’ HIPAA Phobia Does Exist: How to Address Its Hindrance to EHR Success (Part I)

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) phobia is a rarely discussed term. But describing such a phobia is considered important to the digital health industry, since it addresses several reasons why not all healthcare organizations find success in the implementation of EHR. In this article, Ruth Peñafiel from Medical Practice Automation Associates describes some practical ways

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Electronic Health Records Can Kill!

Technology is playing a vital role in our lives. It is reaching into every field – even the critical ones, the ones on which our lives depend. Take healthcare for instance. By June 2014, funding for digital healthcare technology companies reached $2.3 billion, exceeding the entire total of 2013. At the top of the list of

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