Open APIs Light a FHIR Under Interoperability

By |July 8th, 2017|Healthcare IT|

With a certification deadline looming, EHR vendors and healthcare providers should look to third-party applications that meet the promise of secure and effective data-sharing By [...]

Legacy Data Support Options

By |January 31st, 2017|Healthcare IT|

Every healthcare institution I visit, whether a hospital or physician practice, seems to have the same challenges. "We've implemented our new EMR, but we still [...]

Secure Your System Before the Auditor Arrives Part 2 of 2

By |September 30th, 2016|Healthcare IT|

Did you miss Part 1 of this article? By now physician organizations should have their security practices in place to prepare for the MU stage [...]

Nuturing the Nature of Your IT System Part 1 of 2

By |August 7th, 2016|EMR / Healthcare IT, Healthcare IT|

Nearly every physician’s practice, hospital and healthcare system has a unique health IT core.  As a system evolves, it typically begins to share priorities with [...]

Is Value-Based Medicine a Success?

By |March 31st, 2016|Healthcare IT|

As we check into healthcare reform that has moved away from a “fee-for-service” model and working toward a “pay-for-performance, value-based care model,” there have [...]

Divorcing the EMR Changes Stress Care Delivery, Operational Processes and Transparency

By |June 1st, 2015|Healthcare IT|

Hospitals using EMR 2009 – 16% 2013 – 80% From earliest times, the transition of a physician’s office to an [...]