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What’s in your ideal EHR? April 20, 2012 | Jeff Rowe
Having highlighted the critique of a doctor who thinks EHRs should be taking their lead from cutting-edge Internet technology, it seems appropriate to point to another EHR observer who comes at the issue from a different angle.
It's not hard to imagine that delaying ICD-10 implementation for a year could help any healthcare organization. As long as they take the time to get it right instead of procrastinating.
Audience intelligence is critical to developing effective messages, an effective media mix, and choosing the right tactical tools to reach your primary and secondary targets.
Until we get to an environment in which information follows the patient wherever he or she may go, patient advocates can help identify gaps in care and provide necessary information to the provider on behalf of the patient.
Can EHRs catch up with Facebook? April 13, 2012 | Jeff Rowe
As one doctor puts it, EHRs are much closer to the Internet of old than today's socially connected environment.
Asthma and COPD are two chronic conditions common enough in the general population that most physicians will want to know the documentation needs for coding in ICD-10.
As a family physician, father of two, and the medical founder of the retail clinic model and the founder of MinuteClinic, patient access-related issues have been near and dear to me for almost two decades now.
In order to establish a thorough understanding of the EHR’s role in practices, we decided to have physician researchers shadow clinical staff over the course of six weeks and monitor all staff members' interactions with an EHR.
It’s hard to ignore an interesting, though not all that surprising, theme in the business of health information exchange: Building trust is key.
Imagine a physician, faced with a difficult problem while performing a surgery, calling up a solution that’s displayed on his glasses.

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