Posts Tagged with EHR

by adgrooms on February 21, 2020

We were thinking about the differences between EHR interfaces - and they are vast. Even for a single EHR system, each implementation can be customized and wholly unique. Many clinicians work in different EHR systems and implementations with varying interfaces, not due to changing jobs, but in the course of regular work. Examples include doctors like anesthesiologists and cardiologists who ...

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by adgrooms on February 19, 2020

We recently looked at big tech's growing role in healthcare; specifically, we looked at Apple, Google, Amazon, and ...

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by adgrooms on February 4, 2020

"Hey, Google," "What was my LDL cholesterol from last year's checkup?"

With the inevitable interoperability rules being enacted by HHS agencies, some of us may be asking Google or Alexa questions about information in our personal health records. The new rules will allow patients to give third-party apps access to their PHI. Big tech has been courting healthcare for some time now. Google ...

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by adgrooms on January 30, 2020

In our last post, we looked at the how proposed interoperability rules were getting some pushback. We have also written a post about proposed interoperability rules in the past that are a different set of rules. So, there are two different sets of rules from two different agencies. This prompted some questions for us about the differences. Why two different rules? Will they work together? Who ...

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by adgrooms on January 29, 2020

We have recently written about proposed rules that are intended to mandate interoperability between EHR systems and allow patients to let 3rd party apps use their health data. In the past ten years, since the meaningful use mandate, EHR vendors have raced to grab as much of the market as possible. They have walled their systems off from exchanging data with competitors to guard their share. ...

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