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Key Steps for ICD-10 Preparation before October 1 Deadline

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shutterstock_275331998The following excerpt is from an article found on EHR Intelligence. It was written by Vera Gruessner.

The ICD-10 compliance deadline will be here momentarily. Healthcare providers have little more than four months left before October 1, which means their ICD-10 preparation efforts must move forward quickly in order to be ready for the transition and avoid any reimbursement delays from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as well as other health insurers.

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Medical Data Exchange, Cloud Solutions Impact EHR Design

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Medical Data ExchangeThe following excerpt is from an article found on EHR Intelligence. It was written by Vera Gruessner.

Over the last two decades, the medical industry has changed drastically in terms of patient care and access to medical records. It was nearly impossible to obtain one’s own health record 20 years ago. Forbes reports that patients had little choice but to press legal action if they wished to access their own medical data.

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HIMSS Survey: Nurses ‘Won't Go Back To Paper'

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Nurses ‘Won't Go Back To Paper'The following excerpt is from an article found on Health IT Outcomes. It was written by Katie Wike. 

According to a survey conducted by HIMSS in honor of Nurses Week, the majority of nurses wouldn’t go back to the way records were before EHR implementation.

Nurses agree, EHRs improve patient safety and most couldn’t do their job without them. HIMSS conducted a survey of more than 600 nurses in honor of National Nurses Week.

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4 Things to Look For When Researching Electronic Medical Records Companies

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Electronic Medical RecordsNow that you’ve determined that it would be in the best interest of your medical organization to start using electronic medical records software, you have a big task ahead of you. You’ll need to figure out which EMR software company you will wind up going with.

The needs of your particular practice may differ greatly from those of the medical profession colleagues you might have considered consulting. It wouldn’t be suitable to ask friends what software they use if their preferred application isn’t relevant to your practice. Therefore, it pays to do some research to make sure you work with the most suitable EMR software company. Here are four things to look for to help guide your search.

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Why You Need a Podiatry EHR System

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Why-You-Need-a-Podiatry-EHR-SystemIs your podiatry practice still getting by using some kind of paper-based system to keep track of and manage all your patient records? If so, you should know that electronic health records software will enable your staff to work much more productively, letting you process more patients faster.

If you have already embraced the notion that software is beneficial to your practice but are just using general EHR software, you may not realize that a better solution exists in the form of a podiatry EHR system. As you are focusing on problems of the feet and ankles while diagnosing and treating patients, it makes sense to work with specialized EHR software for podiatry practices.

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Get the Most Out of ICD-10 While Saving on Costs

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shutterstock_153138083By now, it should not be a surprise for you to hear that the U.S. government has mandated that medical organizations must make the switchover from the International Classification of Disease code set 9 to the new ICD-10. After some badly needed extensions, the final deadline for completing the transition is October 1, 2015. Note that ICD codes are handled by the World Health Organization and are intended for use around the globe.

Since medical groups have to get ready for the change (or they will be unable to work with providers and government programs going forward), it makes sense to wonder how you can get the most out of ICD-10 while saving on costs.

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4 Practice Management Software Tools Everyone Should Be Using

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Practice Management SoftwareWhen you’re accustomed to using computers and specialized software to help you run your business, it’s hard to imagine what it was like to keep tabs on a busy medical practice before these tools were available.

Companies that use the right software tools and work with them using the latest in computer technology stand to do much better in the marketplace than competitors that just try to get by with whatever is at hand, especially if it’s old or not very suitable for the task.

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Strengthen Your EHR Data Security with These 4 Tips

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EHR Data Security Patients place a great deal of trust in medical organizations, and when you are in charge of looking after the health and safety of a group of patients, you are also responsible for protecting their private and sensitive data. All the information you maintain on patients in your electronic health records software is valuable and quite appealing to criminals bent on breaking into the system.

Data security is particularly important when it comes to healthcare since medical information in the wrong hands can ruin people’s careers and even destroy families. Patients are also vulnerable to identity theft and face having their bank accounts drained and credit destroyed if criminals can access their private information. With that in mind, here are four tips to help you strengthen your EHR security.

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How You Can Get the Most Out of Your EHR Data

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EHR DataWith more and more medical practices wanting to ditch their old-fashioned, paper-based systems in favor of software solutions to handle patient information, it’s no wonder that electronic health record applications are storing increasingly larger amounts of patient data. The more data that medical organizations amass, the more valuable it becomes.

Whether you are still preparing to start working with electronic health records software or have already integrated the application with the rest of your computing infrastructure at your medical organization, you would be right to wonder how you can get the most out of your EHR data.

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4 Reasons To Take Your Medical Records To The Cloud

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The following excerpt is from an article found on Healthcare Global. It was written by Joyce Morse. 


cloud medical recordsHospitals and clinics are always striving to find new ways to accomplish the same goal—providing excellent patient care.

One of the ways that is happening is through cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) systems.

Electronic health records make it easier to access patient data and communicate with other members of the team. Using a cloud system has even greater benefits for the medical facility.

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