A January 8 story in The New York Times shone a bright light on the perils of implementation for electronic health records
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Big Data and Social Analytics - The volume of healthcare data has been exploding, especially with the increasing deployment of electronic medical record systems in both ambulatory and in-patient settings. Most of us are familiar with Epic, Cerner, Allscripts, Centricity but did you know that PracticeFusion (the leading SaaS EMR vendor) has 120,000 providers and 30 million patient records? Impressive right
In June, Bloomberg published a story that put the blame for a hospital patient’s death squarely on electronic medical records (EMR)...He was glad to do it and asked to take a look at my fathers’ patient records
If not, then didn't he violate HIPAA TPO permissions accessing a record he shouldn't have?
I recently spent some time participating in a LinkedIn discussion about the most common reasons behind the failure of electronic health records implementations
In the case of patient records, what hurts or can hurt many is non-compliance to regulatory mandates, especially when something can be done to prevent it
There is no secret about the reason for the healthcare sector to increase focus on content, records and process management...There are guidelines being set but not all agree it addresses the full spectrum or definition of what constitutes a patient record
It’s no secret: physicians are reluctant to adopt electronic health records (EHRs) for a host of reasons
Those records were “ transmitted ” verbally by me during my exam...She prescribed a topical gel from a class that those records indicated that I am not allergic to. Yay for accurate and complete, albeit isolated records!
Last month, Emory Healthcare in Atlanta announced that 10 discs containing electronic records on 315,000 patients had gone missing
I think that the concept of digital patient records is sound and look to a day when I can simply walk into any facility around the country, knowing that they will be able to access my patient files when and if authorized to do so. I also think there are many lessons learned in the content and records management industry that could readily be applied to meet the growing demands faced by medical practitioners in establishing and maintaining compliance