Healthcare IT

CHIME Survey Finds Ongoing Disconnect over EHR Datas Availability to Support Revenue Cycle

A new survey from the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is shedding light on an interesting situation in the current moment in the forward evolution of patient care organizations within the U.S. The survey, sponsored by CHIME and by the Santa Clara, Calif.-based LeanTaaS, a Santa Clara, California-based vendor company

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Understanding the Patient Experience to Improve Patient Access to Medical Records

Melissa Crawford is a mother from Concord, NH. Her two year old daughter, Ava, has a congenital heart defect and was recently diagnosed with epilepsy. Melissa loves Avas physicians patient portal since it allows her to easily book appointments and refill Avas medications online. But when Avas pediatrician needed medical records from Avas five specialists,

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Can Patients Record Their Medical Encounters?

or many clinicians, it is possible that some of their patients are recording their office visit, with or without permission. In a cross-sectional survey administered to the general public in the United Kingdom, 19 of 128 respondents (15%) indicated that they had secretly recorded a clinic visit, and 14 of 128 respondents (11%) were aware

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ONC leaders see Silicon Valley-like future for EHR interoperability

National coordinator Donald Rucker said the agency is researching open APIs, such as those used by Facebook and Twitter, to advance health information sharing.Top leaders at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT offered a taste of what ONCs main priorities are in the near-term and suggested where the agency is headed in

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