Document management systems enable health care providers to append paper documents to electronic systems by scanning and indexing them. Document management systems are in wide use in the industry, and this section is devoted to their effective utilization.
A review of Medicare home health services by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General has found that 32 percent of claims did not document the required face-to-face encounters, resulting in $2 billion in payments that should not have been made. In addition, OIG concludes that oversight of the face-to-face requirement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is minimal.
Do you know where you stand on the ECM adoption scale? Based on over 3,000 customer implementations across 50 countries, this model shows organizations where they fall on the content management spectrum.
While significant investments have been made in healthcare IT over the past decade, challenges still exist with ensuring all relevant content, originating across these disparate IT systems, is captured, connected to care workflows, and accessible at the point of need.
Download this whitepaper to gain insight into how health organizations can move from a scattered approach to digitization of clinical and diagnostic content to a true, cost-effective, enterprise-wide approach.
The first quarter of 2014 brought in an unprecedented level of venture capital for digital health ventures, according to start-up service company Rock Health.
Lynne Thomas Gordon's father urged his daughters to go into healthcare so they'd never have to worry about unemployment.
Recognizing that issues with workflow integration have contributed to slow rates of electronic health records adoption in healthcare settings such as ambulatory outpatient care, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a report on integrating EHR into clinical workflow with recommendations for developers and outpatient care centers.
The American Health Information Management Association has issued a position statement warning industry stakeholders about the risky practice of copy and pasting within an electronic health record.
Rasu Shrestha, VP of Medical IT Director, Interoperability & Imaging Informatics at UPMC, talks about the importance of data liquidity, interoperability and the role each plays in improving patient care.
There has been a lot of change for patient documentation software vendor Shareable Ink during the past year.
The changing market climate has improved incentives for the adoption of healthcare information technology and health information exchange and as a result HIT and HIE are beginning to take off, according to Micky Tripathi, president and chief executive officer of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative.
Up until five years ago, the healthcare system had notably underinvested in electronic health records and health information exchange compared both to other sectors in the economy and other industrialized countries, said
M*Modal, a major vendor of clinical documentation software for physicians, on March 20 filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Lynne Thomas Gordon, CEO, AHIMA, explains why data governance is vital to lowering healthcare costs and improving patient outcomes
Most people have heard the phrase people are our most valuable resource. But is this really true? And assuming that it is do most businesses act on this truth?
Surgical Notes, a Dallas-based developer of transcription, coding, document management, services for the ambulatory surgery center and surgical hospital markets, has launched a mobile transcription app for use on the Apple iPad and iPhone.
Beginning in the fourth quarter of 2013, Gartner's healthcare provider analyst team reviewed major
industry "megaforces"--societal, technological, economic, environmental and political including
multiple governments' national health care policies and programs. Following are a list of the most important actions their analysis says delivery system CIOs need to take in 2014.