What Can Happen if “The Complete Medical Record” Isn’t Produced
Nov30

What Can Happen if “The Complete Medical Record” Isn’t Produced

Two recent appellate decisions from different states address production of medical records and the consequences to defendant healthcare providers that are unable to produce them.

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EHRs Help Researchers Identify Source of C. diff Infections

EHRs can be a powerful tool in fighting hospital acquired infections, as one recent study shows.

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A Student’s Perspective on CDI
Nov28

A Student’s Perspective on CDI

When I heard the term “CDI” in one of my class lectures, I wanted to learn more about what the term meant. In my research, I realized I knew a lot more about clinical documentation improvement then I originally thought.

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HHS Releases Names of New Health IT Committee Members

As required by the 21st Century Cures Act, federal health officials have announced the creation and membership of the new Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC). This committee replaces two ONC committees.

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Data Stewards Play an Important Role in the Future of Healthcare
Nov17

Data Stewards Play an Important Role in the Future of Healthcare

Data stewards provide many benefits to an organization, from improved data quality to cost efficiencies. Data stewards are essential to ensure standard data sets and definitions are implemented and used for data integrity and quality.

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