Healthcare IT

3 Ways Technology Improves Nursing

Nurses on the front lines of healthcare need all the tools they can get to help streamline care and reduce fatigue. Increasingly, remote and digital technologies help to shoulder that load, allowing nurses to provide more proactive care to their patients and better coordinate care with doctors. This critical bridge between communication and care can

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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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