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Why usability is one of the most important factors in EHR design?

Why usability is one of the most important factors in EHR design? | Medical care | Scoop.it
One of the first requirements providers have when searching for an Electronic Health Record (EHR) is ease of use. It is necessary for providers to limit the changes in their workflow that they are ...
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Healthcare on Online Media: To be or not to be?

Healthcare on Online Media: To be or not to be? | Medical care | Scoop.it
“I went to medical school to be a doctor. If I had wanted to be a marketer … I would have gone to business school.” I recently came across this post by a physician. I can empathize with this doctor...
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USB theft sees 34,000 health records compromised | CureMD Insights

USB theft sees 34,000 health records compromised | CureMD Insights | Medical care | Scoop.it
California’s Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital is reassessing its security strategy after an unencrypted USB drive containing the health information of a
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OIG ramps up HIX monitoring | CureMD Insights

OIG ramps up HIX monitoring | CureMD Insights | Medical care | Scoop.it
The Office of the Inspector General has beefed up its oversight of the health insurance exchanges in the past six months, according to its semiannual report to
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Global obese and overweight population exceeds 2.1 billion | CureMD Insights

Global obese and overweight population exceeds 2.1 billion | CureMD Insights | Medical care | Scoop.it
The number of obese and overweight people in the world has exceeded 2.1 billion, up from 875 million in 1980, according to latest figures published in the
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S&P 500: Healthcare and pharma cyber security worst rated | CureMD Insights

S&P 500: Healthcare and pharma cyber security worst rated | CureMD Insights | Medical care | Scoop.it
Healthcare and pharmaceutical companies have the worst cyber security among Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500, and could suffer from wide-scale security b
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Why cloud-based EHRs are the future of healthcare

Why cloud-based EHRs are the future of healthcare | Medical care | Scoop.it
Almost every physician these days is using Cloud-based Electronic Health Records and Practice Management software to deliver better care and manage his practice. However, there are quite a few who ...
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How to avoid Meaningful Use penalty and avail hardship exceptions?

How to avoid Meaningful Use penalty and avail hardship exceptions? | Medical care | Scoop.it
Highlights Avoid Meaningful Use penalty; start Meaningful Use program by July 1, 2014 Deadline to attest for 90-day reporting period ends on October 1, 2014 Any attestation that follows October 201...
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Clearing the Air around ‘Cloud EHR’

Clearing the Air around ‘Cloud EHR’ | Medical care | Scoop.it
While many physicians are already using Cloud services, there are some who have feelings of uncertainty, and fall prey to ancient perceptions regarding how the Cloud works and what it’s all about. ...
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Usability Redefined: CureMD EHR version 10g

Usability Redefined: CureMD EHR version 10g | Medical care | Scoop.it
How many of you out there find EHRs difficult to use and un-adaptive to your daily workflow? How many practice managers have given up on their physicians transitioning to electronic systems because...
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22,000+ EHR users vote CureMD as the best in Cardiology EHR

22,000+ EHR users vote CureMD as the best in Cardiology EHR | Medical care | Scoop.it
Black Book, a highly objective and credible technology market research company, has named its elite group of EHR vendors from over 600 EHR Software companies through a poll that consisted of more t...
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I.T Security in Healthcare

I.T Security in Healthcare | Medical care | Scoop.it
Data breaches have been on the rise ever since the inception of the HITECH Act. Organizations in the past have been required to be transparent about any breaches, such as unwarranted disclosures of...
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Health Information Exchange: Where is it headed?

Health Information Exchange: Where is it headed? | Medical care | Scoop.it
Most of the health IT leaders feel that Health Information Exchange has been flourishing while others feel that successful HIE organizations are not that many and in reality, successful exchange of...
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You know you are a doctor when…

You know you are a doctor when… | Medical care | Scoop.it
Doctors have to work for over 20 hours a day. If you are a specialist, your working hours might be short, but life isn’t any easier. Doctors, here is a list of funny moments from your lives. Let us...
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How to improve your practice collections?

How to improve your practice collections? | Medical care | Scoop.it
Medical practices need to be very careful about their billing.  A weak billing department does not only affect revenues but also leads to highly dissatisfied patients. As discussed in this thread b...
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HHS reaffirms stance on more accessible healthcare data | CureMD Insights

HHS reaffirms stance on more accessible healthcare data | CureMD Insights | Medical care | Scoop.it
The federal government was committed towards keeping certain healthcare data open for the betterment of society, former Health and Human Services (HHS)
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US measles cases reach 20-year high | CureMD Insights

US measles cases reach 20-year high | CureMD Insights | Medical care | Scoop.it
Public health experts in the US are urging people to be vaccinated after a spike in measles cases in the country this year. The Centers for Disease Control
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Lasers may eliminate need for root canal treatment | CureMD Insights

Lasers may eliminate need for root canal treatment | CureMD Insights | Medical care | Scoop.it
US researchers claim lasers have been used to regenerate parts of damaged teeth and may be used to treat root canal treatments. The laser beam triggered a
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MEANINGFUL USE DEADLINE EXCLUSIVE: CureMD interviews William O'Byrne of NJ-HITEC

MEANINGFUL USE DEADLINE EXCLUSIVE: CureMD interviews William O'Byrne of NJ-HITEC | Medical care | Scoop.it
As the deadline for “Meaningful Use” approaches, doctors are rushing to adopt the Program to avail government incentives. However, as we speak to doctors, we realize that many of them are confused ...
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Meaningful use deadline: Last-minute advice from William O'Byrne of NJ-HITEC

Meaningful use deadline: Last-minute advice from William O'Byrne of NJ-HITEC | Medical care | Scoop.it
As the deadline for meaningful use approaches, doctors are rushing to adopt the program to take advantage of government incentives. However, as we speak to doctors, we realize that many...
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Best Practices for Meaningful Use Preparation

Best Practices for Meaningful Use Preparation | Medical care | Scoop.it
Selecting and implementing the ideal Electronic Health Record  for your practice can be a daunting task. If done properly, it can change the way your practice works – for the better. However, like ...
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Best Practices for Switching Your EHR for Small practices

Best Practices for Switching Your EHR for Small practices | Medical care | Scoop.it
As a health IT consultant I come across a number of Practices, who made the jump to Electronic Health Records without taking into consideration their own -       Practice Specialty -       Size -  ...
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Enhancing Patient Experience through Analytics

Enhancing Patient Experience through Analytics | Medical care | Scoop.it
The claims and billing data of healthcare providers for the Medicare Program, after being kept behind closed doors for around 35 years, was recently made accessible to the public in the second week...
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Surviving in the Modern Healthcare Arena

Surviving in the Modern Healthcare Arena | Medical care | Scoop.it
The advent of modern healthcare technologies has brought about a complete overhaul of how care providers used to perform their duties. The emergence of tools such as Electronic Health Records (EHR)...
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What Orthopedic surgeons need from Health IT software

What Orthopedic surgeons need from Health IT software | Medical care | Scoop.it
There was a time when specialists were not in demand and visiting a general physician used to be sufficient to have all of your problems addressed. However, as the healthcare industry evolved, the ...
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