Leveraging the guidelines within the S&I Framework is one way for healthcare organizations to position themselves not only for future interoperability needs, but for access to the information required to provide effective, well-coordinated patient care today.
The meaningful use program progresses from its launch in 2011, and the federal government continues to pay out billions in incentives. Now, some members of a federal advisory board question the sluggish start so far for 2014.
Despite being identified as an essential tool to support quality care initiatives, improve patient safety and reduce healthcare costs, EMR and EHR systems have been stuck in a slow growth cycle. However, pressure is quickly mounting on caregivers to adopt and demonstrate meaningful use of EMR/EHR technology. Healthcare Informatics Research recently interviewed nearly 500 healthcare organizations to shed light on the current state of EMR/EHR adoption. Download this report to discover how organizations are overcoming obstacles to adoption, how they're benefitting from EMR/EHR solutions, and where the industry is going next.
Transformative changes such as healthcare reform mandates, advanced stages of meaningful use criteria and conversion from ICD-9 to ICD-10 code sets require healthcare providers’ IT assets to be flexible, scalable and interoperable in order to respond. Learn how user virtualization provides the ability to react quickly while improving user experience and operational efficiency.
Records of events taking place in your environment are being logged right now into event logs and Syslog files across your servers, workstations and networking devices. This log data needs to be collected, stored, analyzed and monitored to meet and report on regulatory compliance standards such as FISMA or HIPAA.
This report provides administrators and practitioners for state and federal government agencies key insights into how to successfully automate and integrate patient-centric systems while building effective and efficient healthcare-related operations.
With more than 50 percent of physicians and 80 percent of hospitals having adopted electronic health records and achieved some measure of meaningful use, the great promise of digitizing the U.S. healthcare system lies ahead.
Physician use of Health IT has gone from almost zero to pervasive in 20 years. Sure, it may have a lot of potholes, too many areas still under construction and perhaps you need to take a detour or two to get where you’re going. But it is here and that is awesome.