Dragon Medical has been around for a number of years and there are a couple competitors out there but Dragon maintains the lead by a longshot when it comes to entering data in an EHR or EMR. There are two different types of speech used with Dragon and we are going to focus on the front end as this is where most of our readers fall. Continue reading: Nuance Dragon Medical Rated Most Valuable By Physicians With EHRs
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Application Programming Interfaces are up for discussion today, is this the future of interoperability with medical records? Anyone in the HIT/EHR business today can pretty much attest to the complexities that have evolved and is there anything or anyone to fault? Not really it is just the way it happened. Continue reading: Is HIT Interoperability in the Nature of Healthcare?
The Office of the ONC has begun putting together a plan to look and find areas where electronic medical records can cause harm to patients. Two agencies, the American Medical Association and the Texas Medical Association have made comments and suggestions. iHealthBeat has done a nice job providing a summary of the recommendations made by each. Continue reading: AMA and TMA Comment on ONC Patient Safety Plan
eClinicalWorks Invests $25 Million To Promote and Provide Better Patient Engagement Via Electronic Medical RecordsFebruary 6, 2013 | No Comments
eClinicalWorks has been a long established vendor in the medical records business and a company who is ahead of the game with integration in many areas. With this latest announcement they are addressing patient engagement and making it easier for the patient to access information in their medical records and communicate with their provider. We all know that the upcoming provisions of Meaningful Use will require some amount of patient engagement. Continue reading: eClinicalWorks Invests $25 Million To Promote and Provide Better Patient Engagement Via Electronic Medical Records
Today we have an opinion piece from Dr. Edmund Billings from Medsphere relaying a message that we have all probably thought about at one time or another if you are in the Health IT business. How did all of this transpire in the medical record business? Continue reading: “It’s the System Stupid”, And the Laws of Unintended Consequences Reviewed
Have you ever wanted a simplistic look at the framework of HITECH? This is it which is from the website of the Health IT Dashboard where you can find all kind of statistical and other information as it relates to the adoption of medical records through the anticipated goals. Continue reading: HITECH Framework At a Glance On How The Structure Is Organized
The ONC has admitted there are some issues with the software used by the organizations that certify medical record companies and software companies for Meaningful Use. Continue reading: ONC Has a Problem With the EHR Attesting Testing Tool–Web Based Version in the Making
By now we all know this is true that is this the new normal,but a little reminder doesn’t hurt once in a while to re-address the benefits as well as the processes of implementing one. Continue reading: Electronic Medical Records Are the New Normal
Today we hear from Dr. Edmund Billings, Chief Medical Officer from Medshpere systems. In short he is addressing some different points of view regarding the recently released Rand Report. Medical records have changed many times since the beginning states and what have we evolved to? It has been stated many times on the web that the progression of medical records has been leaning more toward the insurer or payer side of the coin and the doctor asks some questions in this area and has a couple ideas open for discussion. Continue reading: The RAND Report: Are Healthcare and Health IT in a Dysfunctional Relationship?
Greenway was first out the starting gate for their certification as CCHIT just recently announced their ONC authorization shortly after the first of the year. CCHIT’s new ONC program is open and accepting applications for testing. The full press release with details is listed below: Continue reading: Greenway Medical Prime Suite EHR First to Receive 2014 ONC HIT Certification
Medscape has an article out today talking about this topic. Electronic Medical Records systems are taking a beating in the media the last couple of weeks the and author of this article has some good ideas to suggest. Continue reading: Unhappy with your EHR? Suggestions and Ideas For Improvement