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Medicare Billing Rises at Hospitals With Electronic Records

Medicare Billing Rises at Hospitals With Electronic Records | Electronic Medical Records risks | Scoop.it
The move to electronic health records may be adding billions of dollars to Medicare costs by enabling hospitals and physicians to bill more for the same services.

 

HHS OIG has their work cut out for them.

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Health Care Renewal

Health Care Renewal | Electronic Medical Records risks | Scoop.it

Holy cow.  What were these people thinking?  Ignore health IT-based billing fraud because the savings would be greater?

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Health Care Renewal: WSJ, Koppel and Soumerai: A Major Glitch for Digitized Health-Care Records - Cost Savings Illusory

Health Care Renewal:  WSJ, Koppel and Soumerai: A Major Glitch for Digitized Health-Care Records - Cost Savings Illusory | Electronic Medical Records risks | Scoop.it

Another self-serving health IT industry myth busted: supposed billions in "cost savings."

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Health Care Renewal: Doctors and EHRs: Reframing the "Modernists v. Luddites" Canard to The Accurate "Ardent Technophiles vs. Pragmatists" Reality

Health Care Renewal: Doctors and EHRs: Reframing the "Modernists v. Luddites" Canard to The Accurate "Ardent Technophiles vs. Pragmatists" Reality | Electronic Medical Records risks | Scoop.it

Ddulites are health IT hyperentusiasts who, deliberately or otherwise, ignore health IT's downsides, risks and ethical considerations.

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Contra Costa County health doctors air complaints about county's new $45 million computer system - San Jose Mercury News

One of every 10 patients visiting Contra Costas emergency rooms in September left without ever seeing a nurse or doctor due to long waits, a number rising with the new electronic medical record program called ccLink in place.

 

Patients are being unarguably endangered.

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Soumerai and Koppel: A Major Glitch for Digitized Health-Care Records

Soumerai and Koppel: A Major Glitch for Digitized Health-Care Records | Electronic Medical Records risks | Scoop.it
Writing In The Wall Street Journal about the push to digitize health records, Stephen Soumerai and Ross Koppel say that savings promised by the government and vendors of information technology are little more than hype.
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Common Examples of Healthcare IT Failure

Common Examples of Healthcare IT Failure | Electronic Medical Records risks | Scoop.it

Contemporary Issues in Medical Informatics: Good IT, Bad IT, and Common Examples of Healthcare Information Technology Difficulties. 

Anyone involved in health IT needs to be aware of these issues, especially policy makers.

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Health Care Renewal: Bad health IT and its effects on willingness of patients to share sensitive information

Health Care Renewal: Bad health IT and its effects on willingness of patients to share sensitive information | Electronic Medical Records risks | Scoop.it

Health IT has downsides that are largely ignored by the press.

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