Electronic Health Records

After COVID Diagnosis, Nearly 1 In 5 Are Diagnosed With Mental Disorder : Coronavirus Updates : NPR | 11/12/2020

… 1 person in 5 diagnosed with COVID-19 is diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder like anxiety, depression or insomnia within three months. The analysis was conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford, using electronic health records for 69.8 million patients in the U.S. ‚Äî including more than 62,000 diagnosed with COVID-19. Compared with patients who’d experienced certain other health events this year ‚Äî including influenza, kidney stones, or …

Providers Prepare: Summary of Recent and Upcoming Changes to 42 CFR Part 2 Privacy Regulations | 11/5/2020

… for fear of stigma, discrimination and legal ramifications. Much has changed since the 1970s, including the advent of integrated, coordinated care delivery models like health information exchanges (HIEs) and health homes, widespread use of electronic health records and connectivity tools, e-prescribing, medication-assisted treatment, and newer federal and state privacy and security safeguards. Many persons with a mental illness or SUD also have co-morbid chronic diseases or conditions …

What leading AMCs can teach about using EHRs for COVID-19 response | Healthcare IT News | 11/4/2020

… centers. 01:29 PM Harvard Medical School (G Allais, Flickr) A report published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association examined the ways in which 15 academic medical centers leveraged their electronic health records to address the COVID-19 pandemic ‚Äì and the ways in which existing initiatives have fallen short. “EHRs contain many important data elements that can help with a pandemic response,” wrote researchers in …

Living with EHR Errors: MPI Deep Cleaning and Modern Search | 11/3/2020

At best, data cleanups are temporary. And accumulated errors cause EHRs to fail to find medical records or patients to be confused with other patients, or result in duplicate or overlaid records. 0 By James Hoover Two pressing problems have emerged from using electronic health records (EHR) over the past decade: the accumulation of small master patient index (MPI) data errors and the resulting inability of EHRs to locate patient …

Global Covid-19 Chronic Migraine Treatment Market Impact (2020 to 2027) | 11/3/2020

… medical, administrative, legal and compliance aspects. These are some of the factors which are driving the Chronic Migraine Treatment market. The Chronic Migraine Treatment market report also includes business information, revenue cycle management, and electronic health records . Several healthcare organizations around the world have installed Hotel software to streamline their business and operational processes, better manage projects of all sizes, and improve the efficiency of their operations at the executive …

NewCrop Wins Surescripts 2020 White Coat Award‚Ñ¢ For E-Prescription Accuracy | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | PR Newswire | 11/3/2020

… improve healthcare through prescription accuracy. NewCrop is among ten award winners who have achieved top results in improving electronic prescription accuracy by adopting best practices and implementing technology enhancements. As a winner in the Electronic Health Records category among leading ePrescribe companies, NewCrop is a Structured & Codified Sig Champion, delivering wider use of standardized patient directions, which supports greater automation, clear prescriber intent and appropriate dispensing. “We are honored to …

Predictive models can help stratify patient risk during and after COVID-19 | Healthcare IT News | 11/3/2020

… eastern Massachusetts, examined how laboratory studies, in conjunction with sociodemographic features and prior diagnosis, helped identify individuals at particularly high risk. The second study , a Duke University study that developed predictive models from the electronic health records of 42,199 elective surgery patients, found that modeling, along with other factors, can be used to inform how to recommence elective inpatient procedures. “The novel coronavirus disease 2019 has changed the provision of …

Seqster Partners with Takeda to Help Digitally Transform Patient Experiences | 11/3/2020

… TAK ) (“Takeda”) announced today an extended agreement to improve patient outcomes through better access and understanding of patient-level data. Seqster will provide Takeda with instant access to its secure platform to visualize longitudinal electronic health records (EHRs), genomic profiles (DNA), and wearable/fitness data across health systems for individual patients. Seqster’s technology supports real-time, real-world data and targeted patient engagement, which includes FDA 21 CFR Part 11 …

Physician Burnout to Business Traction | 11/3/2020

Amplified by the COVID-19 care delivery pressures, experts agree that efforts to comply with the burdensome document creation processes inherent to electronic health records are at the root of the physician burnout problem. 0 By Dale Kivi, MBA The COVID-19 crisis has put a spotlight on the mental and physical stresses that frontline healthcare workers face, and how that may impact patient care. Recognized as a growing crisis …

PERFORMANCE MEASURES USING ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS: | 11/2/2020

PERFORMANCE MEASURES USING ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS: FIVE CASE STUDIES INTRODUCTION Electronic health records (EHRs), also termed electronic medical records, are not yet widespread in the United States, though several leading provider organizations have begun to deploy them, and they are widely considered the wave of the future. EHRs and related health information technology (HIT)‚Äîsuch as computerized physician order entry (CPOE), clinical decision support systems (CDSS), and Web-based patient …

Get your flu shot: It might shield you from severe COVID | 11/2/2020

… 19. And the flu vaccine also appears to significantly reduce a COVID-19 patient’s risk for ending up in an intensive care unit (ICU), researchers say. The findings are based on an analysis of electronic health records for 2,000 COVID-19 patients. All had tested positive for the virus at some point between this past March and August. And just over 10% of the patients had previously been vaccinated for …

Get Your Flu Shot: It Might Shield You From Severe COVID | U.S. News & World Report | 11/2/2020

… 19. And the flu vaccine also appears to significantly reduce a COVID-19 patient’s risk for ending up in an intensive care unit (ICU), researchers say. The findings are based on an analysis of electronic health records for 2,000 COVID-19 patients. All had tested positive for the virus at some point between this past March and August. And just over 10% of the patients had previously been vaccinated for …

Takeda Partners With Seqster on Patient-centric Data | 11/2/2020

Seqster, a San Diego-based health technology firm, developed a platform to securely collate and store patient data such as electronic health records (EHR), genetic information, fitness results from wearables etc. Takeda hopes to leverage Seqster technology across its business and gain better access to real-world evidence generating powerful data and insights for research and patient services. According to Seqster, the digital platform connects patients to over 3,000 healthcare …

After 8 Months of Delays, VA Launches New Electronic Medical Records System | Military.com | 11/2/2020

InMilitary Staff Get started on your Homeland Security Degree at American Military University. After several months-long delays, the Department of Veterans Affairs has announced a major milestone in adopting a new electronic health records system: the launch of the Cerner Millennium EHR at a hospital in Spokane, Washington. VA officials said last week that the new system is up and running at Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center and its …

Jordan Alpert Co-Authors Article on Integrating Smartwatch Data into Electronic Health Records | 11/2/2020

Back to College News Jordan Alpert Co-Authors Article on Integrating Smartwatch Data into Electronic Health Records Jordan Alpert, University of Florida Communications Advertising assistant professor, is co-author of ‚Äú A Simulated Graphical Interface for Integrating Patient-Generated Health Data from Smartwatches With Electronic Health Records: Usability Study ‚Äù published in JMIR Human Factors on Oct. 30. Jordan Alpert Alpert, Naga Prabhaker Kota, Sanjay Ranka , Tonatiuh Mendoza , Lawrence Solberg …

Students compete in cybersecurity competition | 11/2/2020

… 2, 2020 A major health system reports a cyber attack, just as a high-ranking official is scheduled to have a major operation at the hospital. The health system is reporting issues of changed electronic health records , concerns about the attack spreading to critical infrastructure and conflicting information about who is responsible for the attack. Duke students spring into action, briefing senior policy officials to help protect the health system …

A CIO’s perspective on the promise of digital transformation | Healthcare IT News | 11/2/2020

… exemplified by challenges in getting hardware and storage to perform at acceptable levels. The 1990s were characterized by the introduction of inconsistent WiFi, mobile and internet connectivity. The 2000 decade was all about implementing electronic health records and gaining clinical adoption. With technology, application and process platforms have now firmly stabilized in the present decade. Unlocking the potential of digital transformation All that previous work now leads us to innovate …

The ERH labyrinth | Healthcare Dive | 11/2/2020

Sponsored content By American Medical Association Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are often cited as a contributor to physician burnout but may also be carrying the water for other problems within the US health care system they didn’t create, according to findings from a recent perspective essay in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. The essay was written by an AMA research team led by Michael A. Tutty, PhD …

U.S. Federal Agencies Warn of Increased Healthcare Cybersecurity Attacks | 10/30/2020

… being specifically targeted Healthcare organizations are particularly vulnerable to ransomware attacks, loss of data and disruption to the vital services they provide. The industry is heavily reliant on technology, including computer-controlled treatments and electronic health records , that any disruption can potentially increase the likelihood of a victim paying the ransom. According to the Associated Press , there have been several successful ransomware attacks against U.S. healthcare organizations this week. As …

Astonishing growth of Global Electronic Health Records Software Market to 2020-2026 with topmost key players are: Drchrono, ADP AdvancedMD, Greenway | Wordpress.com | 10/30/2020

Electronic Health Records Software Market Size And Forecast Market Overview RnM newly added a research report on the Electronic Health Records Software market , which represents a study for the period from 2020 to 2026. The research study provides a near look at the market scenario and dynamics impacting its growth. This report highlights the crucial developments along with other events happening in the market which are marking on the growth …

Procentive to Partner with Frazier Wellness Services to Implement EHR Software with eFaxing, ePrescribe, and Advanced Reporting | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | PR Newswire | 10/30/2020

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Procentive, a leading mental and behavioral health electronic health records (EHR) provider, announced a new agreement with Frazier Wellness Services to implement their EHR Software. Frazier Wellness Services is an intensive outpatient treatment program that offers tailored services and housing to those dealing with criminal justice involvement, mental health, and substance use issues. “We found that people who might be coming out of prison …

Technical Expert Panel on Electronic Health Record Data Quality Best Practices for Increased Scientific Acceptability | 10/30/2020

… paragraph makes excellent points, which are echoed throughout the report. In this comment, we address the first four points made in that initial paragraph. The first of those reads, ‚ÄúOne of the promises of electronic health records (EHRs) is that they enable automated clinical quality measure reporting.‚Äù We view vastly improved, restructured EHRs as essential to the task of improving the efficacy and efficiency of healthcare, improving health and …

Microscopic Colitis is a Risk Factor for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease - MD Magazine | 10/29/2020

… be presented at the annual American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) 2020 conference . Investigators from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio conducted a retrospective, population-based study of more than 65 million patients‚Äô electronic health records from multiple health care systems in order to examine the association between microscopic colitis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The study authors wrote that while microscopic colitis and IDB share a pathogenesis, other …

Securing Internet-Connected Devices in Healthcare | 10/29/2020

Healthcare data is an alluring target for cybercriminals. Electronic health records are valuable and can be used to file fraudulent health claims, obtain prescription drugs, and steal identities. The health records of newborns and toddlers are particularly lucrative because criminals are hoping that use of stolen identities will go unnoticed for years. HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) protects your health information when it’s held by healthcare …

Takeda digital transformation continues with trial data platform pact through Seqster | FierceBiotech | 10/29/2020

… its agreements with Seqster‚Äîa company whose founder describes it as the Mint.com of patient healthcare data. Seqster‚Äîpronounced seek-ster‚Äîwill provide its platform for combining and visualizing individual patient information gathered from electronic health records , genomic profiles and wearable activity trackers. The San Diego-based company will also supply a decision support and clinical research platform for onboarding and obtaining consent from study participants. “By leveraging Seqster and …