Senate Committee Passes Health IT Bill Focused on Interoperability and EHR Usability

Although it has thus far only passed a committee vote, the “Improving Health Information Technology Act” may be a sign of things to come.

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Analysis of Physician EHR Documentation Habits Improves Productivity

Physicians at one academic medical center were able to cut the time they spent on EHR documentation by 36 percent as a result of streamlined workflows and fewer mouse clicks, an analysis found.

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Congressional Committee Hoping to Address Lingering EHR Issues

Following a series of six hearings, the US Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee is working to develop legislation it hopes will help address lingering issues with EHRs.

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From Papyrus to EHR: Change is in the Air, but HIM Endures
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From Papyrus to EHR: Change is in the Air, but HIM Endures

As AHIMA kicked off its 87th Annual Convention and Exhibit at Monday’s general session, speakers talked about the inevitability of change and the promise of the future.

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Video: Lions and Tigers and Bears… and EHRs

East African mammals and humans have more in common than you might think… when it comes to electronically documenting clinical encounters.

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