EHRs proven to drastically improve notes and documentation

Electronic health records have had a major impact on the workflow and productivity of health care organizations since they became one of the most popular health IT devices available.

How should health care organizations recover from the ICD-10 delay?

When the date of the ICD-10 implementation was pushed back to Oct. 1, 2015, last March, many health care organizations felt the heavy impact of the delay.

How can EHRs help with the Ebola outbreak?

The fatal Ebola virus has killed thousands in Africa and has infected two health care workers and caused dozens to be quarantined in the U.S. since the beginning of the outbreak earlier this year.

Practice productivity: Why it's important [VIDEO]

A practice's productivity directly impacts the level of its success.

Practice productivity: How to improve it [VIDEO]

Last time we talked about how vital productivity is to a practice, ultimately affecting its yearly income.

How to prepare for a meaningful use audit

Every practice that is receiving electronic health system incentive payments from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services is subject to a meaningful use audit at any time.

Surveys show dissatisfaction with poor EHRs

A recent announcement from Black Book Market Research shows that nurse satisfaction with electronic health record systems is at an all-time low.

What stage 2 meaningful use should really be about

Although electronic health record systems and other health IT devices have proven to be effective for many practices that have adopted them, most providers are not as focused as they should be on the improved patient outcomes that the principles can provide.

Report shows men's alarming susceptibility to osteoporosis

One-third of the hip fractures that occur across the world happen in men.

AMA suggests ways to ease burden of MU requirements

The American Medical Association has provided a few recommendations as to how EHR incentive providers can increase flexibility for practices struggling to adhere to the meaningful use principles, especially as plans for stage 3 of meaningful use are in the works.

How is interoperability important for the future of EHR adoption?

The ONC recently emphasized the importance of interoperability in a report to Congress, stating that effective interoperability may stretch beyond the success of EHRs and apply to the future of all health IT in general.

Scoliosis patients can benefit from a single yoga pose a day

Researchers in New York, led by Loren Fishman, M.D., of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, discovered that executing one yoga pose every day could improve spine curvature for patients with scoliosis.

The advantages of specialty EHRs [VIDEO]

One of the best ways to benefit from your investment in an electronic health record system is choosing a software that was designed specifically for your specialty.

Practice productivity: Why it is essential and how to improve it

A practice's productivity directly impacts the level of its success.

The cost of poor EHRs [VIDEO]

Providers who ensure their electronic health records work efficiently will see several improvements in patient outcomes.

Health care organizations that adopt new technologies see high ROI [VIDEO]

According to a recent study conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services and sponsored by Verizon shows that companies investing in new technology see significant advantages with high returns on their investments.

Tips for choosing the right EHR for your practice

There are several steps and aspects of the process to consider before you decide on the best EHR for you.

CMS extends hardship exemption deadlines

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has recently reopened the submission period for meaningful use exemption applications.