“The widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) during the past decade has been hailed as a major advance in medical practice. Recently, however, a growing number of clinicians have spoken out about the counterproductive effects of these systems on… Read more
Month: May 2017
Clinical Decision Support (CDS) is facilitated by CHARTSaaS
“As we entered the era of electronic medical records (EMRs), physicians started spending a portion of their patient exam time interacting with software. The benefits of electronic data capture, including the ability to better track patient progress and share medical… Read more
CHARTSaaS facilitates nursing role to ensure health IT usability
“Usability of health information technology (health IT) systems means many things to many people. If we look at the industry-standard International Organization for Standardization definition, usability is, ‘the extent to which a product can be used by specified users to… Read more
NEJM Perspective describes "A 21st-Century Health IT System"
“The 21st Century Cures Act [H.R.6 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)] requires that certified health IT products have an application programming interface that allows health data to be accessed and exchanged. The provision could shape the way that physicians and patients… Read more
CHARTSaaS RA-compliant IT solution can mitigate "failure to rescue"
“In medicine, code blues — which are used in hospitals to indicate that a patient needs immediate resuscitation, usually due to a heart attack or respiratory collapse, for example — often mean death for the patient despite the medical staff’s… Read more
CHARTSaaS RA can help healthcare providers avoid ransomware attacks
“A worldwide ransomware attack hit organizations across multiple continents Friday, with preliminary evidence showing infections in at least 14 countries, according to Reuters. No hospitals in the United States have reported experiencing an attack as of 2:30 p.m. CST, however,… Read more
CHARTSaaS RA-compliant IT solution can be healthcare on-ramp to block-chain IT
“The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act required all public and private health care providers to adopt electronic medical records (EMR) by January 1, 2014, in order to maintaintheir existing Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement levels. This EMR mandate spurred significant growth… Read more
CHARTSaaS RA-compliant solutions facilitate HHS OIG's "Compliance 2.0"
“Healthcare has entered the era of “Compliance 2.0,” fueled by information technology and analytics designed to root out fraud, contends Daniel Levinson, Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services. Levinson, who has headed the HHS OIG for… Read more
CHARTSaaS facilitates HCO cloud migration for the right reasons
“Many organizations are making headway with cloud-based services. VMware polled the round table attendees during the discussion and found: • 33 percent said between 0 percent and 10 recent of their applications are with a cloud-based provider • 11 percent… Read more