The healthcare industry isn’t alone in endeavoring to tackle legacy IT systems in the name of information governance (IG). It should come as no surprise that the federal government faces similar challenges maintaining its systems, though the scope of its struggle appears daunting. A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report found that various federal agencies are running software platforms and computer systems on...
In the closing keynote of the 2016 Managing Electronic Records (MER) Conference Wednesday in Chicago, speaker Randolph Kahn, Esq., acknowledged that after two days of presentations about IG, attendees would likely go home feeling overwhelmed.
This month’s Data Revolution discusses how analytics of electronic health records data can help providers take tangible steps in the direction of decreasing hospital readmission rates.
A recent Ohio Supreme Court ruling offers lessons on what constitutes the legal health record.
A petition that calls for the development of a voluntary patient safety identifier officially launched on Sunday and is now open for signatures.