JAMA Commentary: Consider De-implementing EHRs to Improve their Function

Existing electronic health records (EHRs) are not living up to the promise of improving care through predictive analytics and personalized care, according to an op-ed published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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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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Natural Language Processing Turns Text into Actionable Data

The next 12 to 18 months are going to be rocky ones for health information management (HIM) professionals, as they work with physicians on projects such as meaningful use and the ICD-10 transition.

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The Year in Review: Highlights from 2014
Dec26

The Year in Review: Highlights from 2014

Journal of AHIMA’s ongoing web series “HIM Frontlines,” explores pressing obstacles that health information management (HIM) professionals encounter in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.

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A Low-Tech Approach to High-Tech Problems
Sep30

A Low-Tech Approach to High-Tech Problems

In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.

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