Big Tech: Amazon ’ s Virtual Care Model Could Have A Big Impact
For quite some time, mainstream tech giants like Microsoft, Apple and Google have struggled to find a secure foothold in healthcare. One of the biggest challenges they’ve faced has been figuring out just how much investment they should make in the brick-and-mortar aspects of patient care, e.g. real-world hospitals and clinics. So far, they’ve largely […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 17, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Amazon Care Amazon Prime Berkshire Hathaway CVS Haven Healthcare JPMorgan Chase Oasis Medical Group PillPack Primary Care Retail H Source Type: blogs

Key Technology Trends for Medical Groups from #MGMA19AC
An informal poll conducted by Healthcare Scene at the 2019 Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) annual conference, #MGMA19AC, identified several key technology trends for physician practices in the years ahead. Thoughtful and Strategic Technology Purchasing Mike Cuesta, SVP Marketing at CareCloud, a cloud-based ambulatory EHR platform, is seeing a welcome trend towards thoughtful and strategic […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 17, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT #MGMA19AC Healthcare Data Analytics patient communications post-acute care telemedicine Value-Based Payment Source Type: blogs

Most Breached Hospital Data Includes Sensitive Information
It’s bad enough that hospital data breaches are so common. What’s worse is that the bulk of those breaches apparently disclose sensitive data which could help the thieves steal from the breach’s victims. According to a new study appearing in the Annals of Internal Medicine, more than 70% off all hospital breaches expose patient demographic […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 17, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Security and Privacy HHS Office for Civil Rights HIPAA Violations Hospital Data Breach Identity Theft OCR PHI Source Type: blogs

Intermountain Reduces Waste With Blockchain, Saves $90M
If you’re wondering whether blockchain technologies are worth deploying in healthcare, you’ll probably find the following to be worth a look. According to a Forbes piece, Intermountain Healthcare has been using a mix of blockchain-based technology and AI to find waste within its 22 hospitals, and has generated a boatload of savings as a result. […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: AI/Machine Learning C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Aetna Anthem Blockchain in Healthcare BurstIQ Empiric Health Health Care Service Corporation Hospital Supply Chain Management Intermountain Healthcare Na Source Type: blogs

Medical Group Practices Struggle with MIPS, According to New MGMA Report
On Monday, the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) released the Annual Regulatory Burden Report at their Annual Conference. With responses from over 400 medical group practices, the findings from their survey reveal the impact of federal regulations on physician practices and medical groups. A vast majority (86%) of respondents reported the overall regulatory burden on […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: Administration Ambulatory EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Regulations #MGMA19AC Chirpy Bird Consulting Joy Rios MACRA Merit-based Incentive Payment System MGMA Annual Conference MIPS QPP Source Type: blogs

Featured Health IT Job: Epic Ambulatory Analyst
We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Epic Ambulatory Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Prisma Health and is in South Carolina. Here’s a description of the position: Provides analysis of workflow, recommend […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Career and Jobs Healthcare IT Epic Analyst Jobs Epic EHR Jobs Epic Jobs Healthcare IT Jobs Job Seekers Prisma Health Jobs Prisma Jobs Source Type: blogs

Healthcare Groups Urge Changes To Proposed ONC Interoperability Rule
Several trade groups focused on healthcare issues have come together to publish a letter urging the ONC to rethink aspects of its proposed interoperability rule tackling health data sharing, privacy and information blocking. ONC filed the proposed rule as part of a package of rules being put in place to implement the 21st Century Cures […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: Ambulatory Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT HIM Hospital - Health System Security and Privacy 21st Century Cures Act CEHRT Certified API Health Data Interoperability Health Data Sharing Information Blocking ONC Source Type: blogs

#HITsm Free for All – #HITsm Chat Topic
We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 10/18 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) on the topic “#HITsm Free for All”. With a weekly #HITsm chat, sometimes it’s fun to not really have a formal topic for the #HITsm […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: #HITsm Administration AI/Machine Learning C-Suite Leadership Clinical Healthcare IT #HITsm Topics Health IT Community Source Type: blogs

New Exhibitors at MGMA Breathing New Life into Annual Conference
The exhibit hall at the 2019 Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) Annual Conference – #MGMA19AC, featured an astounding 69 new companies – almost a third of all exhibitors. Not only did this breath new life into the hall, it is an encouraging sign of renewed interest in the physician practice market. The Medical Group Management […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: Ambulatory EMR-EHR Healthcare IT #MGMA19AC Medical Groups Physician Practices Source Type: blogs

Black+ Decker Launches Home Robot With Medication Management Capabilities
For the most part, robots aren’t on the radar screen when providers look for remote healthcare options. However, at least one manufacturer with a long tradition of manufacturing practical consumer technology hopes to change this. If you’re like me, you associate Black + Decker with its lines of power tools, lawn care and outdoor equipment […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: AI/Machine Learning Ambulatory Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Aging in Place Black Decker Home Health Robot Medication Adherence Medication Management Pria Stanley Healthcare Source Type: blogs

Physicians May Be Documenting Care That They Don ’ t Provide
A newly-published study suggests that physicians may not be performing all of the services they document. While the study tracked medical residents rather than physicians who had completed their training, researchers seem to have concluded that their problems with adequate documentation might point to problems affecting all physicians. To conduct the study, which appeared in […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: AI/Machine Learning Ambulatory Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT HIM Digital Scribes EHR Documentation EHR Documentation Failures Emergency Department EMR Documentatation EMR Documentation Failures Google Brain Medical Residents O Source Type: blogs

Hospitals Shifting To More Strategic Uses Of Telehealth Technologies
For quite some time, hospitals have been adding to their portfolio of telehealth services, in part as a way to keep their brand top-of-mind with consumers in their service area. Well before physicians were prepared to tackle the process, hospital leaders began to offer virtual care options, especially access to options like telestroke care which […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 11, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: Clinical Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Connect Care Pro Intermountain Healthcare LifeBridge Health Reach Health telehealth Telestroke Virtual Hospital Virtual Urgent Care WellSpan Health Source Type: blogs

Relatient Acquires Everseat, A Leading Patient Self-Scheduling And Waitlist Software Company
Relatient, Inc., the leading customer-rated patient engagement SaaS company finalized the acquisition of Everseat, Inc., a SaaS company well-known for its patient self-scheduling and waitlist software used around the U.S. since 2013. The acquisition of Everseat by Relatient marks the culmination of a two-year-long working partnership between the two companies and will leverage resources for […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 11, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Everseat Health IT Acquisition Jeff Peres Michele Perry Online Self-Scheduling Patient Engagement Platform Relatient Source Type: blogs

Healthcare Solutions Gone Wrong – Fun Friday
We love a good laugh here at Healthcare IT Today and some of the best laughs come from really creative “approaches” to really serious challenges. In today’s edition of “Fun Friday” we’re talking about Fall Prevention and Obesity. Both of these are major challenges that are costing the healthcare system a lot of money. So, […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 11, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Healthcare IT Fall Risk Fun Friday Healthcare Cartoons Healthcare Humor obesity Source Type: blogs

The Legal Pitfalls of Using a PDF Chart Summary or Cold Storage as a Healthcare Data Archiving Strategy
The following is a guest blog post by Justin Campbell, Vice President, Strategy, at Galen Healthcare Solutions. When decommissioning healthcare systems to archive legacy data, there are often significant tradeoffs. For example, sacrificing fidelity (how well the original shape and precision of the data is preserved) for accessibility (how easy it is to get at the needed information). […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Blogger Tags: C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Dev Ops LTPAC Security and Privacy Cold Storage Galen Healthcare Solutions Health IT Legacy Healthcare Cybersecurity Healthcare Data Archiving S Source Type: blogs

Physician Satisfaction with Electronic Health Records – the Data Might Surprise You – Part 2
The following is a guest article by Heather Haugen from Atos and Mitchell Josephson from KLAS. In case you missed part 1 of the EHR Physician Satisfaction Series, be sure you read it to understand the research background behind these predictors of EHR satisfaction and to learn about the first two predictors of physician satisfaction: Training […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Blogger Tags: Administration C-Suite Leadership Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Dev Ops Arch Collaborative Atos Atos Digital Health Solutions Healthcare Scene Featured Hospital Healthcare IT KLAS Source Type: blogs

5 Actions Hospitals Should Take Now to Prepare for Interoperability
The following is a guest article by Deborah Hsieh, Chief Policy & Strategy Officer at Ciox. Focus on interoperability for health data systems has increased recently given multiple proposed Department of Health and Human Service’s regulations addressing how health data is shared. Healthcare providers are a primary source of health data and should be aware […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 9, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Blogger Tags: Administration Clinical Health IT Company Healthcare IT HIM Hospital - Health System Ciox CIOX Health Deborah Hsieh Healthcare Interoperability Healthcare Regulations Healthcare Scene Featured HIM Scene Hospital Interoperability Source Type: blogs

Featured Health IT Job: Senior Network Engineer
We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Senior Network Engineer position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic and is available in Washington. Here’s a description of the position: Are you […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 9, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Career and Jobs Healthcare IT Health IT Jobs Healthcare IT Jobs Job Seekers Network Engineer Jobs Yakima Valley Farm Workers Jobs Source Type: blogs

Technology Solutions for Optimizing Clinical Documentation
The following is a guest article by Jessica Campbell, DNP, RN, Clinical Informaticist at LogicStream Health and Tiffany McCauley, MSN, RN, Clinical Executive at Elsevier. Clinical documentation is widely known to be a time-consuming task. Much of that documenting rests on the shoulders of nurses, who use health information technology to help juggle their many roles: […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 9, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Blogger Tags: Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Clinical Documentation Elsevier Evidence Based Care Fragmented Care Jessica Campbell LogicStream Health Nurse Documentation Tiffany McCauley Source Type: blogs

Social Virtual Reality: Health, Healthcare, and Health IT! – #HITsm Chat Topic
We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 10/11 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Chuck Webster (@wareFLO) on the topic “Social Virtual Reality: Health, Healthcare, and Health IT!”. 10 years ago I wrote a blog post (#HIMSS10 Best Ever: Due in Large […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 8, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: #HITsm Administration AI/Machine Learning C-Suite Leadership Clinical Healthcare IT #HITsm Topics Chuck Webster Healthcare Virtual Reality Healthcare VR Social VR Source Type: blogs

Moody ’s Frets Over Hospital Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities
Readers of this blog know well that hospitals’ cybersecurity measures aren’t exactly impenetrable, as hack after hack attests. This isn’t just a concern for health system execs, though. Financial analyst firm Moody’s Investors Service has just a released a new report outlining its concerns about the adequacy of hospital cyber-defenses and the consequences facilities could […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 8, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Security and Privacy Gartner Healthcare Cyberattacks Healthcare Cybersecurity Healthcare Cybersecurity Budget Healthcare Seucrity Kaspersky Moody's Investor Source Type: blogs

Talking Healthcare Chatbots with Kamal Anand, CEO & Co-Founder of Asparia
We recently sat down with Kamal Anand, CEO & Co-Founder of Asparia to talk about healthcare chatbots and their recent rebrand from SimplifiMed to Asparia.  If you’re interested in some of the latest practical AI that’s happening in healthcare, then you’ll enjoy learning about the healthcare chatbot work that Kamal and his team are doing at […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 8, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Asparia EHR Chatbot EHR Integration Healthcare Chatbot Kamal Anand Nir Source Type: blogs

SNF Setback: Acute Care Providers Share Limited Data when Transferring Patients to Post-Acute Care
The following is a guest article by Sean Vandeweerd, Sr. Product Manager, PointClickCare Technologies Inc. As patients move from acute-care facilities to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), the sharing of critical patient information and associated data is extremely important for coordinating care. Despite best intentions, most acute-care providers are still not sharing all patient data and […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Blogger Tags: C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Regulations Axe the Fax Healthcare Interoperability Healthcare Scene Featured Hospital Readmissions PDPM Source Type: blogs

MEDITECH eh – Investment in Canadian EHR Market Pays Off
When MEDITECH released their latest statistics for their Canadian operations, I was floored – 47% market share and 35 years of collaboration in Canada. I knew MEDITECH had been in the country for a long time, but I had no idea their ROOTS ran so deep [Canadian readers will get the joke]. Recently, MEDITECH sent […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: Ambulatory EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Canadian EHR Christine Parent EHR Canada Interior Health Authority Meditech MEDITECH Expanse Ontario Shores for Mental Health Source Type: blogs

Health IT and Marketing (Odd Couple?) – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 21
For the 21st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Health IT and Marketing. Why are the two areas such an odd couple? Shouldn’t the CIO (IT) and CMO (Marketing) work together? Why don’t they work together? Every hospital and health system has a marketing team and an IT team. However, we often […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn John Lynn and Colin Hung Tags: Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT Healthcare IT Today Podcasts Hospital - Health System Chief Marketing Officer CIO CMO Colin Hung Health IT Health IT Podcasts Healthc Source Type: blogs

Allscripts Partners With Northwell Health To Build New Voice-Enabled, AI-Based EHR
Allscripts has struck a deal to collaboratively design, test and release an AI-based, voice-enabled EHR with New York state’s largest health system.  The vendor will be collecting input from clinicians, IT experts and administrators with partner Northwell Health, which expects to deploy the newly-developed platform systemwide. Northwell’s system includes a total of 23 hospitals and […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 4, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: AI/Machine Learning Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Dev Ops Alexa AllScripts Allscripts Sunrise Clinical EHR Amazon EHR Voice Assistant Flagler Hospital Northwell Health NoteSwift Source Type: blogs

Getting Patients To Engage With Their Healthcare Data Is Still A Challenge
I haven’t always been familiar with my healthcare records. In fact, until a few years ago, I couldn’t have told you anything about their contents, and in fact, didn’t give it a second thought. More recently, though, I’ve developed an intense interest in my healthcare data, as I struggle to keep up with the handful […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 4, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: Ambulatory Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Health Data Access Patient Education patient engagement Patient Experience Patient Health Data Patient Navigators Patient Portals Sage Growth Partners Source Type: blogs

AI Chest X-Ray Reads Approved by FDA
A couple weeks ago, we got the exciting news that the FDA had approved an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that does reads on images from a portable X-ray in order to screen for collapsed lung. The teams at GE Healthcare and UC San Francisco are behind this technology and research. This is really exciting news […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: AI/Machine Learning Clinical Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Chest X-rays FDA FDA Cleared AI GE Healthcare Healthcare AI Radiology UCSF Source Type: blogs

Physician Satisfaction with Electronic Health Records – the Data Might Surprise You – Part 1
The following is a guest article by Heather Haugen from Atos and Mitchell Josephson from KLAS. What factors predict physician satisfaction with clinical systems? As healthcare organizations select an EHR, they contemplate the best vendor, the breadth of functionality, integration across other applications, initial investment and maintenance costs, resources required to support the systems, and many […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Blogger Tags: Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Arch Collaborative Atos Atos Digital Health Solutions EHR Governance EHR Training Healthcare Scene Fea Source Type: blogs

7 Highlights from InterSystems Global Summit 2019
The InterSystems Global Summit provides developers and executives the knowledge they need to empower their businesses with data. The future of healthcare data will be led by companies and systems that are organized now. InterSystems Global Summit 2019, hosted in Boston this past month, was a great opportunity to better understand how to refine and […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Janae Sharp Tags: Healthcare IT #GlobalSummit19 #healthcaredata Conferences Electronic Health Record Healthcare CIO InterSystems InterSystems Global Summit Source Type: blogs

The Bigger the Better: Getting Data for Health Care Analytics at Wolters Kluwer
News comes over the transom on a daily basis about Johns Hopkins or the Mayo Clinic or some other health care institution using modern analytics and machine learning. But a basic tenet of machine learning holds that you need lots and lots of data to derive valid and trustworthy insights. Health care institutions rarely have […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Andy Oram Tags: AI/Machine Learning Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Health Data Health Data Science Health Language Healthcare Analytics John T. Langton Oklahoma State University's Cente Source Type: blogs

OHTs and Integration Dominates Canadian Conference (OMDESC19)
At the recent OntarioMD Every Step Conference in Canada (#OMDESC19), two topics dominated the agenda and the hallway talk – the new Ontario Health Teams and integration with provincial health data repositories. Only one of those two generated excitement. OntarioMD, is a subsidiary of the Ontario Medical Association and is funded by the Ontario Ministry […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: Ambulatory Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Canadian Healthcare DHDR DHIR Immunization Repository OHT OMDESC19 Ontario Health Teams OntarioMD Source Type: blogs

Featured Health IT Job: Epic Project Manager
We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Epic Project Manager position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Cordea Consulting and is available in Oklahoma. Here’s a description of the position: Required Experience: Minimum Five (5) […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Career and Jobs Healthcare IT Cordea Consulting EHR Jobs Epic Certified Epic EHR Jobs Epic Jobs Epic Project Management Epic project manager Health IT Jobs Healthcare IT Jobs Job Seekers Source Type: blogs

Virtual Sitters Can Improve Patient Safety and Reduce Unbudgeted Hospital Costs
The following is a guest article by Wendy Deibert, EMBA, BSN, RN, VP Clinical Solutions at Caregility. A common practice in hospitals today is the use of patient sitters, also called “specialling”, in which non-clinical staff is assigned on a one-to-one basis to provide in-room monitoring of patients at high risk for falls, self-harm, or other […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 1, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Blogger Tags: Administration C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring e-sitting Healthcare Scene Featured patient safety Patient Sitte Source Type: blogs

AI & Tech vs Man Power in EHR Implementations – #HITsm Chat Topic
We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 10/4 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Greg Goodale (@gjgoodale) and Dalton Patterson (@MrDollyPat) from @TrustHCS on the topic “AI & Tech vs Man Power in EHR Implementations”. The healthcare industry has seen a massive […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 1, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: #HITsm Administration AI/Machine Learning C-Suite Leadership Clinical Healthcare IT #HITsm Topics Clinical Informatics Michelle Currie Missed Opportunities Source Type: blogs

BurstIQ, Elsewhere Partners Close $5.5M Round for HIPAA-compliant Blockchain Solution
BurstIQ and Elsewhere Partners announced today that they have closed a Series A capital raise, providing $5.5 million in financing for the Denver-based healthcare software company. This is the first major institutional funding round for BurstIQ, which was founded in 2015 and has been financially sustainable since 2016, generating millions in annual revenue through commercial partnerships with marquee […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - October 1, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT BurstIQ CORHIO Elsewhere Partners Frank Ricotta Health IT Funding Health IT Investment Healthcare Blockchain HIPAA HIPAA Blockchain MGMA Sloane Child Source Type: blogs

Cybercriminals Are Selling Admin Access To Patient Portals
Another day, another scheme to profit from the high prices commanded by healthcare data. This time, the industry is confronting a new wave of cybercrime in which intruders are selling access to patient portals. According to a new report by IntSights, a global threat intelligence firm, an emerging group of cybercriminals is auctioning off master […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 30, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: Ambulatory EMR-EHR Healthcare IT HIM Hospital - Health System LTPAC Security and Privacy Cybersecurity Dark Web Etay Maor Healthcare Cybersecurity Healthcare Data Security Healthcare Portals IntSights Master Key Patient Porta Source Type: blogs

Consumers Want to See Investment in Better Experiences – Elevate 2019
There was an important message for healthcare at the recent Elevate Festival: consumers want to see organizations leveraging existing AND new technologies to improve the overall experience. If they do not see evidence of that, they will seek an alternative. Elevate is Canada’s largest technology and innovation festival with world-class speakers during the day and […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 30, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Consumerization of Healthcare Elevate Tech Festival eVariant Healthcare Consumerism Salesforce Healthcare Tiffani Bova Source Type: blogs

What ’ s Keeping Hospitals and Health System CIOs Up At Night?
In part 2 of our series that looks at the challenges healthcare faces, we wanted to share the hospital and health system perspective. Similar to part 1 where we got responses from medical practices, I sent a number of CIOs the following two questions: What are the major areas that are keeping practices up at […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Administration Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Security and Privacy CHIME CHIME Fall Forum David Chou Health System CIO Healthcare Challenges Healthcare CIO Healthcare Security Source Type: blogs

Five Thought-Provoking Statements from #AccessATLAS 2019
“If what you’re working on has no chance of failing, it’s not innovation” This quote from Edmondo Robinson, Chief Transformation Officer at Christiana Care Health System, was one of five thought-provoking statements that stood out from the Annual Thought Leadership on Access Symposium (ATLAS) event hosted by Kyruus in Boston. Billed as a healthcare thought-leadership […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Hospital - Health System AccessATLAS Healthcare Innovation Healthcare Thought Leadership Kyruus patient access Toby Cosgrove Source Type: blogs

Data Privacy and Standards – Fun Friday
Fall is upon us and that means the crazy fall conference season. At least it does for me and the team at Healthcare Scene. There’s always so much going on. Luckily, that means great content for you the reader. As it’s Friday, I’m excited to share another Fun Friday post to hopefully over some levity […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Healthcare IT Aaron Miri Dan Munro Fun Friday Health Data Privacy Health Data Standards Health Standards Source Type: blogs

Enhancing Healthcare Cybersecurity Through Legacy System Retirement and Data Archiving
The following is a guest blog post by Justin Campbell, Vice President, Strategy, at Galen Healthcare Solutions. According to an investigation by ProPublica and German radio and TV network Bayerischer Rundfunk, medical data of more than 5MM U.S. patients and millions more globally can be accessed online by basic web browsers and free software programs. In the US […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 26, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Blogger Tags: C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Dev Ops LTPAC Security and Privacy Galen Healthcare Solutions Health IT Legacy Healthcare Cybersecurity Healthcare Data Archiving Series Healthc Source Type: blogs

What ’ s Keeping Medical Practices Up At Night?
As I was recently thinking about the future of healthcare, I started to wonder how my own thoughts of what’s happening in healthcare aligned with those in the trenches. Rather than just think about it, I decided to reach out to a bunch of people to get their perspectives on what challenges they face. In […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 26, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Administration Ambulatory Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT Adam Jones Cristy Good Eric Dalton Healthcare Challenges Joy Schwartz Medical Practices MGMA MGMA19 Practice Managers Shereese Maynard Source Type: blogs

emids Announces Investment from New Mountain Capital
emids, a leader in digital engineering and transformation solutions to the healthcare industry, today announced it has partnered with New Mountain Capital, a leading growth-oriented investment firm with over $20 billion in assets under management. As part of the transaction, emids management and other select stakeholders will remain invested in the Company, while current investors […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 26, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Baird Capital Council Capital Credit Suisse emids Grant Jackson Health IT Acquisition Health IT Investment Healthcare Private Equity Jim Pavlik Matt Holt New Mountain Capital Ropes & Gray LLP Sau Source Type: blogs

Google May Have Given Up On The EHR Market, But Definitely Not Health IT
For quite some time, giant technology companies have struggled to get a foothold in the healthcare business, but with relatively little success. Now, if one Google executive is to be believed, these giants may have finally concluded that at least where the EHR market is concerned, they have thrown in the towel. On the other […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: AI/Machine Learning Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Cerner Digital Scribes Epic Google Google Health Health Data Analytics Healthcare AI Machine Learning Algorithms Source Type: blogs

AI Could Soon Have A Big Impact On Primary Care
A lot of discussion about healthcare AI is vague and visionary in nature. Most of us know that these technologies have a very promising future, but until recently it hasn’t been clear just when practical applications will emerge. That could be changing, though. For example, according to a new research paper appearing in the Journal […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: AI/Machine Learning Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Clinical Decision Support Digital Scribes EHR Workflow Healthcare AI Journal of General Internal Medicine Medical AI Popula Source Type: blogs

Featured Health IT Job: Epic Cupid Application Analyst
We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Epic Cupid Application Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by HealthTECH Resources and is in Minnesota. Here’s a description of the position: HealthTECH has a very exciting […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Career and Jobs Healthcare IT Epic Cupid Jobs Epic Jobs Health Tech Resources Healthcare IT Jobs HealthTECH Resources Source Type: blogs

Simple Solutions Making a Big Difference in Care Delivery
The following is a guest article by Molly True, Worldwide Healthcare Marketing for Lenovo Health. The goal of Health IT is to make the healthcare experience simpler, faster and better, for both patients and providers. Simplicity comes in many forms. Sometimes it means using technology we already have to just make things easier. Other times, […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 24, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Blogger Tags: Administration Ambulatory Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Healthcare Scene Featured Lenovo Health Molly True National Health IT Week Pat Source Type: blogs

Missed Opportunities in Healthcare – #HITsm Chat Topic
We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 9/27 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Michelle Currie (@mshlcurrie) on the topic “Missed Opportunities in Healthcare”. When I graduated from UCSF with a master’s degree in Clinical Informatics in 2001, I felt like the […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 24, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: #HITsm Administration AI/Machine Learning C-Suite Leadership Clinical Healthcare IT #HITsm Topics Clinical Informatics Michelle Currie Missed Opportunities Source Type: blogs

Healthcare Assumptions You Should Bank On – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 20
For the 20th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Healthcare Assumptions You Should Bank On. We often talk to people are just entering the health IT space. The overwhelming theme from these people is that there are so many things in healthcare that they didn’t expect. For those of us working in […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 24, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn John Lynn and Colin Hung Tags: Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Healthcare IT Today Podcasts Colin Hung Health Data Breach Health IT Budgets Health IT Podcasts Health IT Project Delays Healthcare Assumptions HIPAA HIPAA Breach John Ly Source Type: blogs