Healthcare IT

How to improve patient engagement through technology

Primary care physician Frank Maselli, MD, is somewhat of an anomaly. Thats because his New York City-based practice has continued to gain in efficiency since implementing an electronic health record (EHR) system in 2001 and switching to a new vendor in 2009.Whats his secret? Patient engagement.By engaging patients with the EHR-based portal since 2010, Masellis

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Cloud-Based Tools, Software Cut Down on Clinical Handoff Errors

Miscommunication is a leading cause of medical error and despite efforts to improve communication, the level of incidents remains high. In fact, recent information from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality found that communication breakdowns during handoffs contribute to approximately 70 percent of deaths caused by medical error in hospitals and healthcare organizations.But with

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Innovaccer Launches Clinical Documentation Improvement Solution

Innovaccer Inc., a Silicon Valley-based healthcare platform company, today announced the launch of their Clinical Documentation Improvement Solution. The solution has been specifically designed to help healthcare organizations maintain documentation integrity, improve documentation within the healthcare record, and through this capture missed savings opportunities.Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) has been built on Innovaccers proprietary platform Datashop

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5 Reasons E-Signature Is Invaluable

Electronic signature is a fast-growing technology in all industries. In the report Vendor Landscape: E-Signature, Q4 2016 research and advisory firm Forrester uncovers these e-signature statistics:53 percent average annual growth of use of e-signature since 2011the number of transactions settled via e-signature likely to exceed 700 million in 201765 percent of Forrester inquiries on e-signature

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