Senate Panel Hears from Physicians on EHR Usability

A Senate panel last week heard from physicians, health IT experts, and provider representatives about the shortcomings and successes involved with adjusting to electronic health records (EHRs) and the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program.

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EHRs Could Improve Insurance Utilization and Outcomes

Electronic health records have the potential to improve health insurance utilization and care continuity among low-income individuals, a new study suggests.

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Risk Management in EHR implementation
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Risk Management in EHR implementation

By Tiankai Wang, PhD and Jackie Moczygemba, MBA, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA: This article illustrates how to conduct risk management with the popular risk management tool FMEA and create the risk register, utilizing EHR implementation as a case illustration.

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Consumer Access to EHRs Could Help Improve Security Efforts

With healthcare data breaches on the rise, researchers posit that identity theft could be more quickly discovered and acted upon if more consumers carefully reviewed their electronic health records.

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Video: Protecting Adolescent Confidentiality in EHRs

The Director of HIM at Chicago’s Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital discusses how children’s hospitals handle pediatric and adolescent EHRs.

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