Posts Tagged with PHI

by adgrooms on May 17, 2019

We have talked about how EHRs can benefit physicians and hospital staff by improving the quality of information and facilitating communication. One of the things severely lacking from EHRs is communication TO the patient about their care. Patients and their families want to be informed about treatments, and providers need patients to participate in their care management.

Currently, ...

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by adgrooms on May 8, 2019

We have spoken about the cost of EHRs but there is a not-yet-realized, potentially very valuable benefit. We are collecting huge amounts of data every second in health care. In other facets of life, big data is telling us more about ourselves from different perspectives. The collected health data has the capability to improve patient outcomes around the world.

Making meaningful use of ...

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by adgrooms on April 26, 2019

Pagers, laptops, desktop computers, rolling mobile desktops, printed sheets, handwritten notes, flash cards…. It really boggles the mind how anything is kept straight in the massive constant flow of information and communication around a 770 bed hospital serving almost 30,000 inpatients per year between 550 physicians.

We had the opportunity to watch a residency program in action. From ...

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by jantzl on April 13, 2019

If you search for the difference between EHR and EMR, you'll find other sites that answer this question.

Some sites will define EHR as holistic and EMR as a narrower view. Another way this is explained is that EHR is interoperable and portable, while EMR was built to be an institutional record, in a single practice.

I don't know if everyone who reads this difference sees the same ...

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