Despite COVID-19 Challenges, Primary Care Practice Improves Patient Health Using Digital Tools
With COVID-19 transmission risks remaining high, many medical practices have been forced to change their business model from one built on face-to-face appointments to delivering patient care via telehealth visits virtually overnight . The transition has been a big challenge for many practices, some of which had been offering few if any telehealth services before […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 22, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: Ambulatory Clinical Communication and Patient Experience EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Carium CCM Health Coaching and Lifestyle Management Services Lifestyle Medical Medicare Patient Bio Source Type: blogs

Interoperability Between Hospitals and EMS is a Light Switch Away
The following is a guest article by Emily Burch Harris, Freelance Health Writer. DirectTrust recently hosted their second annual Summit (recordings still available), an event focused on connecting DirectTrust members and non-members with some of the nation’s greatest healthcare and interoperability experts. “One outstanding session was A Case Study in Automated Data Exchange Between EMS […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 22, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Administration C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Alan Swenson Carilion Clinic Direct Trust DirectTrust Summit eCPR Emily Burch Harris Source Type: blogs

Real Time Text Chat – Telehealth Features Series
In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.  As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.  Plus, we’ll offer our insight into the nuances of each feature […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 21, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Security and Privacy Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Asynchronous Text Messaging Google Meet Telehealth HIPAA Chat Real Time Text Secure Text Telehealth Source Type: blogs

Northwell Health CEO Michael Dowling – Leadership During COVID-19
Being a healthcare leader right now is downright ridiculous. Not only are leaders expected to deal with the deadly and financially devastating COVID-19 pandemic, but also social injustice, systemic racism, and other biases within their organizations. This is enough to overwhelm even the most experienced leaders. Thankfully, there are several women and men who have […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 21, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Regulations Black Lives Matter COVID-19 Face the Nation healthcare capacity Healthcare Regulations Michael Dowling Northwell Health racial bias Source Type: blogs

Asynchronous Messaging and Telehealth – #HITsm Chat Topic
We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 7/24 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) from @hcittoday on the topic of “Asynchronous Messaging and Telehealth“. I’ve long been impressed by the power of a simple text.  Many people […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 21, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: #HITsm Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System #HITsm Topics Asynchronous Messaging Asynchronous Telehealth Health IT John Lynn Secure Text Message Telehealth Reimbursement Telemedicine Source Type: blogs

Smart Glasses Make a Return to Health Care with the Vuzix M400
Although Google Glass, first released in 2012, offered many possibilities for use in surgery and other health care settings, it never became mainstream. Part of this failure stemmed from public worries over privacy and a sense of general creepiness, but part of it resulted from the technical limitations of that early generation of smart glasses. […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 20, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Andy Oram Tags: Clinical Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Augmented Reality devices Google Glass M400 Smart Glasses Qualcomm Telehealth Telehealth Cameras T Source Type: blogs

The Benefits Of Building EHRs Around Care Plans
A former health system leader has laid out an interesting argument for refocusing EHRs on supporting care plans rather than simply documenting what care has been provided. Of course, there still seems to be considerable resistance to moving completely away from their original focus on billing, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t hope! In this […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 20, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: AI/Machine Learning Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System COVID-19 EHR Care Plans EHR Decision Support EHR Workflow John Glaser Partners HealthCare University of Pennsylvania Source Type: blogs

We Mapped the Human Genome 20 Years Ago. With More Sequencing Power, What Can We Do Next?
The following is a guest article by Josh Gluck, VP for Global Healthcare Technology Strategy at Pure Storage. The world’s scientific community continues to break records. In the fight against COVID-19, the ability to leverage massive information sharing is leading to a more accurate picture of the disease and accelerating the development and testing of […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 20, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Analytics/Big Data Health IT Company Healthcare IT IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops All of Us Genomic Medicine Josh Gluck Precision Medicine Project Baseline Pure Storage The Human Genome Project Source Type: blogs

Medical Practices Expect To See Telehealth Volume Plummet Over Next 12 Months
All of the data I’ve seen so far suggest that while doctors may have been leery of getting involved in telehealth services, COVID-19 forced the matter and has fostered the widespread adoption of these technologies. What I haven’t seen though, at least until today, is the suggestion that the volume of telehealth services they deliver […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 17, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: Ambulatory Clinical Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Black Book Research COVID-19 Physician Telehealth Adoption Sage Growth Partners Telehealth Reimbursement Parity Telehealth Satisfaction Levels Telehealth Security Con Source Type: blogs

Preparing for Urgent Care Busy Season and Anticipated Second COVID Wave with Health IT
The following is a guest article by Kimberly Commito, senior vice president product management at Experity. While still considered busy, the summer months are usually a slower time for urgent care clinics compared to the influx that clinics experience in fall and winter. During the first week of June, U.S. urgent care clinics saw an […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 17, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT COVID-19 COVID-19 Surge Experity Kimberly Commito Remote Triage Urgent Care EHR Source Type: blogs

Lessons Learned from Micky Tripathi and the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC)
If you’ve worked in EHR and health IT, then you’ve almost certainly heard of Micky Tripathi.  One of the early people involved with trying to encourage EHR adoption and interoperability of records, he’s had a big influence on the EHR industry and interoperability as we know it.  As CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC) […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 17, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Arcadia Arcadia.io EHR Adoption Healthcare Interoperability MAeHC Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative Micky Tripathi Source Type: blogs

Planning and Optimizing Your MEDITECH Expanse Data Conversion
Whenever you change EHR software, one of the biggest pieces of the project is to figure out how to handle the data that resides in the system (or more often systems) that you’re replacing.  Needless to say, there’s a lot that goes into this part of the project.  In fact, it really is almost a […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 16, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Clinical EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Data Migration EMR Data Archiving Galen Healthcare Solutions Health Data Retention Health IT Legacy Healthcare Scene Featured Source Type: blogs

The Fight Against COVID-19 Needs the Real-World Data Now Available to Researchers Worldwide
The following is a guest article by Dan O’Connor, SVP, Growth at Ciox Real World Data. With the resurgent spread of COVID-19 through American communities nationwide comes an explosion of COVID-19 data as a byproduct; real-world data (RWD) necessary and useful to accelerate containment, tracing, and treatment solutions. But to access the intelligence within the […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 16, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: AI/Machine Learning Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Clinical Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Ciox CIOX Health Ciox Real World Data Coronavirus COVID-19 COVID-19 Data COVID-19 Research Dan O'Connor Healt Source Type: blogs

Asynchronous Text Messaging – Telehealth Features Series
In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.  As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.  Plus, we’ll offer our insight into the nuances of each feature […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 16, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Security and Privacy Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Asynchronous Text Messaging CCM HIPAA Compliant Text Messaging RPM Secure Text Secure Text Message Source Type: blogs

I ’ m not gonna lie to you Marge … What Don ’t We Tell Patients and Families?
It was Valentine’s day and I was at a party. The last few weeks things were good: my dad hadn’t been in and out of the hospital or the ER. He was even doing well with his physical therapy and able to walk laps around the main floor of the house. Around 9pm, my cell […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 15, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Geri Lynn Baumblatt Tags: C-Suite Leadership Clinical Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT Advance Care Planning Doctor-Patient Communication family caregiver Health Literacy Improving Patient Communiations Patient Education physician experience Source Type: blogs

Premier Modernizes COVID-19 Surveillance, Calls the Need Urgent
Syndromic surveillance is a public health campaign that can track symptoms of disease in the community and use the resulting insights to predict hospital utilization during a surge, inform reopening, enable quick policy changes, or reallocate resources. COVID-19 is a clear candidate for this kind of aggressive monitoring. Here are some examples why: Weeks after […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 15, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Andy Oram Tags: AI/Machine Learning Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Big Data Analytics Clinical Surveillance Systems Coronavirus COVID-19 COVID-19 Analytics COVID-19 Index COVID-19 Surveillance Pr Source Type: blogs

How to Write a Resume Packed with Accomplishments
As a healthcare IT professional in an active job search, writing a resume to showcase your accomplishments is essential. It is even more so in today’s competitive environment when many people find themselves unemployed. If you are starting a resume from scratch, it can be overwhelming, especially if you are writing it yourself. We find […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 15, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Erin Kennedy Tags: Career and Jobs Healthcare IT Career Skills executive resumes skillset Source Type: blogs

Tips for Being in the COVID-19 Spotlight
An interview with Michael Dowling, Northwell Health President & CEO One of the unintended consequences of COVID-19 has been the media spotlight that has been placed on epidemiologists, infection control specialists, medical researchers, healthcare executives and of course, front-line staff. For many local and national news outlets, these healthcare experts have become a nightly staple. […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 14, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Hospital - Health System Andrew Cuomo Coronavirus COVID media spotlight COVID-19 healthcare media Michael Dowling Northwell Health Pandemic Source Type: blogs

Real Time Audio and Video – Quality Level – Telehealth Features Series
In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.  As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.  Plus, we’ll offer our insight into the nuances of each feature […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 14, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Security and Privacy Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Live Video Telehealth Visit Real Time Audio Real Time Video Telehealth Features Telehealth Video Quali Source Type: blogs

Why Is Software and Data Integration So Hard in Healthcare, but Easily Available In Most Other Industries? – #HITsm Chat Topic
We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 7/17 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Chris Notaro (@NotaroBridge) from @BridgeConnectUS on the topic of “Why Is Software and Data Integration So Hard in Healthcare, but Easily Available In Most Other Industries?“.  Chris […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 14, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: #HITsm Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System #HITsm Topics Bridge Connector Chris Notaro Health IT Healthcare Data Integration Healthcare Integration Healthcare Interoperability Source Type: blogs

Healthcare Inequality – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 40
For the 40th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about healthcare inequality.  Sadly, there are a whole lot of directions we could have taken this discussion and so we’ll no doubt discuss it more in the future.  If there’s something we didn’t discuss in this episode that you think we should, let us […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn John Lynn and Colin Hung Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Healthcare IT Today Podcasts Hospital - Health System LTPAC Cloudbreak Health Colin Hung Digital Health Health IT Podcasts Healthcare Access Healthcare Inequalities Jo Source Type: blogs

Mayo Clinic Rolling Out Hospital Care At Home As Part Of Long-Term Innovation Program
As I recently reported, the Mayo Clinic has managed to continue with its IT innovation program despite the financial and operational stresses imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. As it turns out, the system has some pretty ambitious plans. Earlier this month, it announced plans to implement new AI-based technology designed to improve the efficiency of […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: C-Suite Leadership Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Clinical Data Analytics Platform COVID-19 Health IT Innovation Healthcare AI hospital Source Type: blogs

Call for Applications: Prime Health Challenge 2020 COVID19 Edition
The Prime Health Challenge is one of my favorite challenges of the year. We get to learn what healthcare buyers in Colorado want, see innovative companies, share success stories, and make solutions possible that might not otherwise happen. The Colorado Health Foundation helps fund Prime Health, and its mission to improve the healthcare of Coloradans is made […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 13, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Janae Sharp Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Challenge Colorado Colorado Health Foundation COVID-19 Funding Digital Health Healthcare Innovation Healthcare Startups Prime Health Prime Health Challenge Telemedicine Source Type: blogs

What ’ s Being Missed in Healthcare IT?
Understatement of the Day: COVID-19 has overwhelmed healthcare. Turns out that this is a reality regardless of whether your healthcare organization has been hit by an influx of COVID-19 patients or not.  The overwhelming feeling applies regardless of where you work in healthcare as well.  I don’t know of any healthcare department that hasn’t had […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 10, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops LTPAC Security and Privacy Coronavirus COVID-19 EHR Updates ERP Switching ERP Upgrades Health IT He Source Type: blogs

A Conference Call in Real Life – Fun Friday
It’s Friday and you know what that means…it’s time for a little Fun Friday!  This week we’re sharing a video that will make all of you laugh and cringe.  We’ve all been there.  Ironically, it was reported that this video was shared by Judy Faulkner in a staff meeting making the case for Epic’s return […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 10, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Healthcare IT Epic Fun Friday Judy Faulkner remote work Source Type: blogs

Scheduled and On-demand Encounters – Telehealth Features Series
In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.  As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.  Plus, we’ll offer our insight into the nuances of each feature […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 9, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Security and Privacy Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring On-Demand Telehealth Encounters Telehealth Features Telehealth Reimbursement Telequarantine Value Base Source Type: blogs

Healthcare ’ s 2 Digital Front Doors – Virtual Patient Check-In (Part 2)
In part 1 of our exploration of healthcare’s two digital front doors, we talked about the digital door being built to help patients enter healthcare.  In the second part of this series, we’ll explore another new digital front door that’s happening in healthcare: Virtual Patient Check-In As I talked with many people about the new […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 9, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory Communication and Patient Experience EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Coronavirus COVID-19 Digital Front Door Digital Intake Forms Healthcare Communication Patient Check in Workflow Patient Check-in Virtual Source Type: blogs

The Virus Has a Lot to Teach Us About Running a Medical Practice
The following is a guest article by Dikla Ranen Co-founder and COO from Odoro. Can we learn anything about running medical practices, and taking great care of our patients, from the biology of the coronavirus? The answer is yes. The coronavirus is a targeting machine, deviously brilliant in the way it attacks high-risk populations by […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 9, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Administration Ambulatory Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Coronavirus COVID-19 Dikla Ranen Healthcare Personalization Odoro Patient Self Scheduling Telemedicin Source Type: blogs

Don ’t Forget Other Vendor (OV) Acute and Ambulatory Data in your Move to MEDITECH Expanse
The following is a guest article by Justin Campbell, Vice President, Strategy, at Galen Healthcare Solutions. When you go-live with MEDITECH Expanse, you will need to give serious thought to how you are going to ensure immediate clinical continuity and maximum usability. You will want to achieve data migration of a configurable and clean subset […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops Security and Privacy Data Migration EMR Data Archiving Galen Healthcare Solutions Health Data Retention He Source Type: blogs

Healthcare ’ s 2 Digital Front Doors – Patients ’ Entrance to Healthcare (Part 1)
As COVID-19 hit and as the adoption of telehealth exploded, I started really thinking about what this means for healthcare.  One of the early insights I had was that the adoption of telehealth was going to create a new digital front door. When I said this, it resonated with a lot of people, but it […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Coronavirus COVID-19 Digital Front Door Digital Patient Triage Healthcare Triage Patient Ent Source Type: blogs

Featured Health IT Job: Senior Specialist Lean Six Sigma Performance Improvement
We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Senior Specialist Lean Six Sigma Performance Improvement position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Texas Health Resources and is in Dallas, Texas. Here’s a description of the position: […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Health IT Jobs Tags: Career and Jobs Healthcare IT Healthcare IT Jobs Job Seekers Six Sigma Healthcare Six-Sigma SWHR CIN Texas Health Resources Texas Health Resources Jobs Source Type: blogs

DocDoc Helps Patients Discover Providers
You would think matching patients with the best available provider would be easy with the data and intelligent algorithms we have at our collective disposal. It isn’t. For one, the data required from both patients and providers is siloed and not readily accessible. In addition, there is a lack of momentum by insurance companies to […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Armada Health DocDoc Grace Park Healthcare Concierge Healthcare Navigation Patient Navigators Provider Discovery provider ma Source Type: blogs

Appointment Scheduling and Self-Scheduling – Telehealth Features Series
In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.  As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.  Plus, we’ll offer our insight into the nuances of each feature […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Security and Privacy Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Patient Scheduling Patient Self Scheduling Practice Management System Telehealth Telehealth EHR Integr Source Type: blogs

Blending Marketing and Health IT Solutions – #HITsm Chat Topic
We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 7/10 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Colin Hung (@colin_hung) on the topic of “Blending Marketing and Health IT Solutions“. Most healthcare IT solutions use a variety of techniques to accomplish their goals.  […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: #HITsm Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT #HITsm Topics Colin Hung COVID-19 Digital Patient Communication Health IT Health IT Marketing Healthcare Marketing Source Type: blogs

Leading the AMA Through Three Historic Challenges
In her tenure as American Medical Association President, Dr Patrice Harris has faced a unique confluence of challenges – physician burnout, the COVID-19 pandemic, and racial inequality. Dr. Harris was the 274th President of the AMA, but was the organization’s first African-American woman to hold that position. Her specialty? Psychiatry. Her experience? County public health […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 6, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Regulations AMA American Medical Association COVID-19 Dr Patrice Harris healthcare inequity mental health Physician Burnout Physician Suicide racial bias in hea Source Type: blogs

Healthcare IT Today Mid-Year Update
Every once in a while, I like to look back at all we’ve accomplished at Healthcare IT Today.  This year we’re approaching the 15th anniversary of Healthcare IT Today (we’re going to need a big party to celebrate this in December) where we’ve already published ~14,000 articles.  It’s hard to believe a blog I started […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 6, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Healthcare IT EXPO.health Health IT Conferences Health IT Virtual Events healthcare IT today Pay-HIT-Forward Source Type: blogs

How You Can Leverage Multi-Cloud Solutions to Make Your Healthcare Organization More Responsive
In the complex world of patient care delivery, “cloud” can mean anything from public cloud to private cloud on-premise and everything in-between. Different workloads call for different solutions – e.g. the latency and service delivery requirements for advanced medical imaging is vastly different from that of modern EMR databases. As a result, most organizations operate […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 6, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops David Sarson Dell Technologies Healthcare Cloud Healthcare Cloud Reliability Healthcare Multi-Cloud Healthcare Scene Featured J Source Type: blogs

Epic Heading Back to the Office, Eschewing Remote Work
An article published a few weeks ago is still buzzing around Health IT circles about Epic’s choice to have their 9000 employees return to the office rather than continuing remote work. This is surprising considering how many tech companies are choosing to continue remote work well into the fall or even the end of year. […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Coronavirus COVID-19 Epic Epic EHR Epic UGM Epic Workforce Joe Warbington remote work Remote Workforce Source Type: blogs

What Many Health IT Professionals Work Is Like – Fun Friday
It’s Friday and not only Friday, but it’s the day before we celebrate the 4th of July holiday in the US. No better time to do a Fun Friday to give yourself a little laugh as you head into the holiday weekend. I hope you’ll enjoy this video and the comparison it makes: The containment […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Healthcare IT Fun Friday Health IT Strategy Source Type: blogs

Mayo Clinic To Implement AI For Emergency Department Triage
The Mayo Clinic has announced plans to implement new AI-based technology which will help providers at one of its campuses better route patients to the right level of care. The health system has agreed to work with AI vendor Diagnostic Robotics, which has developed an AI-driven prediction and triage platform. Mayo will use the tools […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: AI/Machine Learning Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Clinical EMR-EHR Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops Babylon Health COVID-19 Diagnostic Robotics Healthcare AI Triage Tools Mayo Clinic National H Source Type: blogs

Health Data Integration Must Be for the Whole Clinic
As health clinics, dentists, and specialists gradually reopen during what we hope is a reprieve from the first COVID-19 wave, lapses in effective data sharing come into glaring view. For instance, some friends told me that when they arrived at a clinic, the receptionist handed them paper forms and pens. The receptionist would say, “Just […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 2, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Andy Oram Tags: Administration Ambulatory Communication and Patient Experience EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT HIM Hospital - Health System LTPAC #HealthIT100in100 Bridge Connector Data Intake Data Integration Digital Check-In Digital Source Type: blogs

The Future of Personalized Patient Engagement: Driving Optimal Population Health Outcomes
While technology certainly hasn’t solved all our problems, one thing technology has provided healthcare is the opportunity to really personalize patient engagement at scale.  The stark reality is that healthcare organizations are being required to do more with less and this has been exacerbated by COVID-19.  At least part of the solution to this challenge […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 2, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System CAHPS COVID-19 Healthcare Scene Featured HEDIS Lisa Slattery NCQA patient engagement Patient Messaging Population Health SPH Analytics Suzanne Cogan Source Type: blogs

Custom Branding – Telehealth Features Series
In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today.  As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.  Plus, we’ll offer our insight into the nuances of each feature […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 2, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Security and Privacy Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Telehealth Telehealth Branding Telehealth Features Telehealth White Label Source Type: blogs

Securing Medical Devices and IoT
I know it’s easy to be distracted by COVID-19 right now, but it’s important to remember that many of the challenges we faced pre-COVID-19 are still around and need to be managed effectively even as we deal with the pandemic.  One of those ongoing challenges is properly securing medical devices and IoT. In fact, one […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 1, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Security and Privacy #HealthIT100in100 BridgeCare Health Network - Mt San Rafael Fortinet Healthcare CISO Healthcare Scene Featured IoT Se Source Type: blogs

Solving the Challenge of High-volume Health Plan Chart Requests
The following is a guest article by Steve Mallinak, Senior Vice President of Operations at Ciox. Every year, healthcare providers receive thousands of health plan chart requests. From Medicare Risk Adjustment (MRA) requests to HEDIS requests, Affordable Care Act (ACA) records retrieval, RADV, DRG Audit, CIP and QIP: the alphabet soup of chart request types […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 1, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Administration AI/Machine Learning Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Clinical Health IT Company Healthcare IT HIM Hospital - Health System Chart Requests Ciox CIOX Health DRG Audits Healthcare RPA Healthcare Scene Featured HEDIS Source Type: blogs

Featured Health IT Job: Virtual Health Technical Advisor
We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Virtual Health Technical Advisor position that was posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Sterling Medical and is available in Germany. Here’s a description of the position: Sterling Medical is seeking a VIRTUAL […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - July 1, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Health IT Jobs Tags: Career and Jobs Healthcare IT Health IT Jobs Healthcare IT Jobs Job Seekers Sterling Medical Sterling Medical Jobs Virtual Health Jobs Source Type: blogs

Consumers See Remote Monitoring Tech Positively
A new survey has concluded that the vast majority of patients believe that remote monitoring of their condition can make a difference in their overall health. The research was conducted by Sony’s mSafety Wearable Platform Division, whose mSafety platform helps healthcare organizations build remote monitoring applications. (For more background on the platform, check out this […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Anne Zieger Tags: Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership EMR-EHR Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Arnol Rios Chronic Illness Medication Compliance mSafety Wearable Platform Division So Source Type: blogs

The Benefits of Patient-Data Collection for Your Practice
The following is a guest article by Brian Maguire, CEO at RavePoint. As countless medical practices continue to struggle in the wake of COVID and some remain concerned about how they’re going to survive, let alone thrive as they move forward with seeing patients and growing their practices, leading practices understand that growing their practices, […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Administration Ambulatory Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Patient Data Collection patient engagement Patient Relationship Management Patient Satisfaction Patient Surveys P Source Type: blogs

Telehealth Only Doctors and Medical Practices
The evolution and adoption of telehealth these past few months has been fascinating to watch.  It illustrated many of the built in biases many healthcare organizations had towards in person visits.  It also highlighted times when an in person visit is far superior to an online visit.  While we’re starting to see a roll back […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Administration Ambulatory Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Direct Primary Care Direct to Consumer Telehealth Telehealth Models Telehealth Only Doctors Telehealth Only Medical Practices Source Type: blogs

Retro Tech Cool – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 39
For the 39th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the retro technologies that are still popular in healthcare.  We dive into why many of these technologies are still popular.  Plus, we talk about how many of these “retro” technologies have evolved into something much more robust than what most people think about. […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 29, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn John Lynn and Colin Hung Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Healthcare IT Today Podcasts Hospital - Health System IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops LTPAC Colin Hung Health IT Podcasts Healthcare Document Scanners Healthcare Fax Healt Source Type: blogs