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