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Post created by 12 Jun 2019 07:02 Sunil Nihalani in the discussion group What is offered by EHR software? Clinical

What is offered by EHR software?
Electronic Health Records (EHR) software is a digital file cabinet for patient charts – storing medical history, medications, lab results, treatment plans, and even patient billing information in a centralized database. It is a digital version of a patient’s paper chart. EHRs are real-time, patient-centered records that make information available instantly and securely to authorized users. W ...

Post created by 03 Jun 2019 06:09 Sunil Nihalani in the discussion group How is healthcare software important for practitioners? Clinical

How is healthcare software important for practitioners?
The healthcare industry is already half way through a huge transition, leading to more effective and efficient healthcare practices. I’m talking about Electronic Health Records (EHR), the much-needed change that healthcare organizations were looking for, at one point of time. As with any technology, they needed some time for the people to get adapted to it. Here are 5 essential element ...

Post created by 22 May 2019 08:26 Sunil Nihalani in the discussion group What are the important things that need to consider while selecting the right EHR solution? Clinical

What are the important things that need to consider while selecting the right EHR solution?
For those of you new to the EHR game or those returning to it, don’t you want a wish list for the features the new technology has to offer. Some things to consider in your new investment: 1) Voice recognition — Is it critical? Depends on what you need and expect the system to do. There are add-on software tools you can buy so this may be a luxury item not worth the time or money, but it’s somet ...

Post created by 15 May 2019 05:52 Sunil Nihalani in the discussion group How do Choose Medical Practice Management software? Clinical

How do Choose Medical Practice Management software?
Choosing medical practice management software is an important decision. The clinical decision support software not only includes your scheduling tools, which govern how you organize your patient appointments and keep track of which providers are booked at what times, but also helps your staff manage your billing cycle. Here are a few benefits of having one: 1) Streamlining - It is key to coo ...

Post created by 06 May 2019 06:32 Sunil Nihalani in the discussion group Most Effective EHR Software Available General

Most Effective EHR Software Available
Electronic Health Records (EHR) software is a digital file cabinet for patient charts – storing medical history, medications, lab results, treatment plans, and even patient billing information in a centralized database. HCC Assistant from Inferscience is an innovative EHR-integrated hcc risk adjustment platform which parses the patient chart in real time and suggests all HCC diagnoses that may hav ...

Post created by 25 Apr 2019 05:57 Sunil Nihalani in the discussion group How technology can help accurate HCC coding General

How technology can help accurate HCC coding
Medicare Advantage plans use Risk Adjustment Factor (RAF) scores to determine patient care expenses. The RAF is therefore a benchmark that enables the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to estimate future spending. With higher RAF scores, the amount Medicare pays Medicare Advantage plans for patient care also increases. Ultimately the goal is to improve patient outcome with reduced cos ...

Post created by 14 Apr 2019 06:16 Sunil Nihalani in the discussion group Healthcare data interoperability and open skies: At last some help from the government! General

Healthcare data interoperability and open skies: At last some help from the government!
In February of this year, the ONC and CMS proposed a new interoperability rule that promises to be a game-changer for patients, providers, and software developers like us. Given that the federal government has spent tens of billions of dollars trying to get clinical providers on the electronic health record (EHR) bandwagon with, questionable results at best, it’s a case of better late than never. ...

Post created by 19 Mar 2019 07:45 Nicholas Wyatt in the discussion group Terms of Use / Application - API Meaningful Use

Terms of Use / Application - API
Has anyone created a "Terms of Use" or "Application" for vetting proposed apps for patients to use in conjunction with the Restful API architecture? If so, would you be willing to share any information or sources you've referenced during your development process? I'd be willing to look at anything you may have available, to aide in our progression towards the same goal, Promoting Interoperabil ...

Post created by 19 Mar 2019 07:37 Nicholas Wyatt in the discussion group RE: API Identity Authentication - Promoting Interoperability Meaningful Use

RE: API Identity Authentication - Promoting Interoperability
Hi Sandi! We've not selected an IdP provider yet either, but I just had a call with Meditech, and it sounds as though we may not have to utilize a third party for authentication; Assuming you are already using Meditech's patient portal solution. For sites using Meditech's patient portal, Meditech is creating an authentication tool; which will allow patient's to utilize the App of their c ...

Post created by 13 Mar 2019 06:03 Sandi Troup in the discussion group API Identity Authentication - Promoting Interoperability Meaningful Use

API Identity Authentication - Promoting Interoperability
For the Provider to Patient exchange - we need an API to allow patients to have access to their record from an application of their choice. Have any of you selected an identity verification provider such as ADFS or Secure Auth? Can you tell us about your experience? Thank you. ...