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EHR Medication Reconciliation Practices, Study Finds">Patients Eager to Provide Feedback on EHR Medication Reconciliation Practices, Study Finds

Patients who were given access to their medication lists in their electronic health records were eager to give physicians feedback—which helped prevent harmful interactions—a recent study found.

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Oct 17, 2014 08:00 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    Electronic records
EHR Adoption is Up, Interoperability Measures are Behind">ONC: EHR Adoption is Up, Interoperability Measures are Behind

While eligible provider participation in the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program is robust, participants’ ability to exchange health information with other providers has been lackluster, according to an annual report from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

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Oct 15, 2014 08:00 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    Electronic records
EHRs">HIM Frontlines: Overcoming the Challenges of Adolescent EHRs

In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems. This month features the conclusion to a two-part series discussing the unique challenges HIM professionals face in deploying EHRs customized to serve pediatric and adolescent providers.

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Jun 27, 2014 07:00 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    Electronic records
EHRs and Medication Information Exchange">LTPAC Providers and Pharmacists Talk EHRs and Medication Information Exchange

Just because long-term and post-acute (LTPAC) care providers are exempt from the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program, it doesn’t mean clinicians in these facilities are immune to interacting with it.

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Jun 25, 2014 11:53 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    AHIMAElectronic recordsHealth IT
EHRs">HIM Frontlines: Overcoming the Challenges of Pediatric EHRs

In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems. This month features the first in a two-part series discussing the unique challenges HIM professionals face in deploying EHRs customized to serve pediatric providers.

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May 23, 2014 10:35 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    Electronic records
EHRs">Provider and Vendor Partnership Integrates Advance Directives into EHRs

A major Massachusetts-based healthcare provider is teaming with Lumināt, a developer of care planning tools, to integrate advance directives into the provider’s electronic health record system.

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May 15, 2014 03:14 pm    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    Electronic records
EHR Adoption Rates">North Dakota Launches HIE Boosted by High EHR Adoption Rates

Building on its status as having one of the highest electronic health record (EHR) adoption rates in the US, North Dakota recently announced the launch of its statewide health information exchange (HIE). North Dakota’s Health Information Technology Director Sheldon Wolf has been working with other state officials to develop the HIE for over four years. Wolf hopes to see quality of care improvements and lowered costs within a year of the HIE’s launch.

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Mar 26, 2014 01:33 pm    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    Electronic recordsHealth information exchange
EHR ‘Copy and Paste’ Dangers">AHIMA Position Statement Warns of EHR ‘Copy and Paste’ Dangers

The time-saving but often problematic practice of copy and pasting within an electronic health record (EHR) demands the creation of best practices developed by private and public sector stakeholders, a new AHIMA position paper recommends.

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Mar 24, 2014 12:01 am    |    posted by Mary Butler   |    AHIMAData content standardsData qualityElectronic records
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