Healthcare IT

Electronic Health Records Are Stressing Doctors Out

Electronic health records were supposed to make life easier for physicians and help improve patient care. But clunky design and the mountain of new documentation requirements have contributed to doctor frustration and burnout.Dr. Lloyd Minor is frustrated. As dean of Stanford University Medical School, he says he can handle the constant cascade of large-scale challenges

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Who’s responsible for protecting patient data in the cloud?

Cybersecurity experts lay out the facts, and misperceptions, about securing data in the cloud. The answer is not so simple.Cloud computing is still fairly new to healthcare and, as such, confusion and a few myths surround the technology. And many of those skewed perceptions are driven by simple misunderstandings, most notably about information security.Indeed, cloud

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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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