Much Ado About Query Rate
May23

Much Ado About Query Rate

While the use of queries is an essential tool in a CDI program, it is possible for an undue emphasis on “query rate” to lead to misuse of this important tool.

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Admitting the Electronic Health Record into Evidence
May22

Admitting the Electronic Health Record into Evidence

The process of admitting ESI into evidence may be costly to a provider. However, recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence may reduce that cost.

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Bill for Behavioral Health EHR Incentives Advances to US House

Providers that treat mental health or substance use disorders would be eligible for financial incentives to implement behavioral health electronic health record systems under new legislation proposed in the US House of Representatives.

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As VA Deals with Rampant Infighting and Turnover, Lawmakers Call for Swift Action with EHR Project

A group of US lawmakers contend, in a letter to the acting Veterans Affairs administrator, that a combination of staffing vacancies and the appointment of ethically compromised VA officials has contributed to “malign neglect” of efforts to modernize the VA’s the electronic health record (EHR) system.

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Alexa, Please Turn On the Lights
May17

Alexa, Please Turn On the Lights

Intelligent digital assistants work by listening to the environment, analyzing any voice input, and sending the processed language to a database on the cloud that then actually processes the data and gives a response.

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