Posts Tagged with ehr

by adgrooms on October 22, 2019

We recently looked at how blockchain can benefit healthcare. From EHRs to the pharmaceutical supply chain, blockchain could have a profound impact in the coming years. It could advance interoperability, give patients ownership of their health information, and significantly reduce fraud, reducing costs and improving patient outcomes throughout the healthcare industry. But how does blockchain ...

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by adgrooms on October 17, 2019

Blockchain has had a lot of hype in the last several years, most notably as the technology behind the cryptocurrency bitcoin. While cryptocurrency has its supporters and detractors, blockchain is recognized as a secure transactional system that could have uses beyond finance. Healthcare is now exploring the possibilities of applying blockchain. The excitement over the potential of ...

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by adgrooms on October 16, 2019

Data blocking, also known as data siloing, has been a practice across industries that deal with large amounts of data. Information that is related and should be shared between different organizational teams are instead held in a "silo", limiting access and discouraging collaboration. Allowing the free flow of data throughout an organization, on the other hand, can improve the accuracy of the ...

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by adgrooms on October 11, 2019

Government regulations have changed the healthcare landscape in recent history. The introduction of EHRs has had a profound effect on doctors and patients, good and bad. Due to regulation, security concerns, and a conservative IT approach in healthcare, the market been dominated by a few big EHR companies, and they are fighting to keep their share. This has led to information blocking and ...

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by adgrooms on October 4, 2019

Where do our medical records live? In the developing age of EHR interoperability, the question will soon be...Where WILL our medical records live? We are entering a critical decision-making time where we must give serious thought to who has ownership, control, and access to patient records.

Pre-EHR, in the era of paper records, it was pretty straightforward that the provider would keep and ...

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