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CONTENTS October 2013 Vol. 34, No. 10 OCTOBER 2013 Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 nformation Systems www.healthmgttech.com CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION MOVE


Clinical Documentation EMRs/EHRs


Staffing/Scheduling HIEs


EMRS/EHRS COVER DESIGN BY GEOFFREY SMITH HMT201310-Cover IN PROGRESS.indd CI ON THE COVER 8


ROUNDUP: PRACTICE


MANAGEMENT It’s your move


Implementing best strategies for successful practice management.


9/20/13 11:02 AM 16 Strategic interoperability 17 Learning from disasters Unleashing the full potential of EHRs. Importance of EMRs, HIEs to disaster recovery. 18 Haiti’s St. Boniface looks to cloud IT to help 4 24 6


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COLUMNS Viewpoint by Phil Colpas


Thought Leaders: HIEs by Manish Sharma


DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch


Solutions Guide: EMRs/EHRs New Products


STAFFING/SCHEDULING 20 Beyond software


POPULATION HEALTH 21 An idea in search of reality


Challenge is to identify groups that will be most amenable to population health efforts.


IT’S YOUR


Implementing best strategies for successful practice management


12 The hybrid approach 14 Using dictation to create narrative documentation in EHRs. Using technology-enhanced clinical


documentation to improve ACC reporting Utilizing the correct system can drastically increase data integrity and improve data collection and submission across the organization.


earthquake victims Patient progress to recovery has proven the success of the EHR.


Foundations for advanced labor management.


October 2013


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