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A coalition is pushing for interoperability advances that it believes could help curb the opioid epidemic. Here’s what it is fighting for.
The landscape of data exchange efficiency continues to be uneven, with some healthcare organizations communicating more proficiently than others. These are the ones struggling the most.
7 health IT trends to watch in 2018
7 health IT trends to watch in 2018Forecasts of future trends go along with a new year as reliably as champagne and the ball drop. Medical Economics spoke with three leading health information technology (HIT) experts to see what HIT trends they expect will matter the most in 2018. Here are the trends they foresee.
Addressing the main cause of physician burnout
Addressing the main cause of physician burnoutThere is little argument that the EHR, and especially meaningful use of the EHR, are the main drivers of physician burnout and decreased productivity.
5 reasons why your EHR isn't enough for success in value-based care
5 reasons why your EHR isn't enough for success in value-based care. Keeping in mind that the core mandate of value-based care is shifting accountability to providers for the holistic quality and cost of the care they deliver, five shortcomings of legacy EHRs become apparent.
What if patients owned their own records?With electronic health records (EHRs) proving to be incompatible and interoperability still a long way off, some have suggested that moving ownership of patient records to the patient via a cloud-based portal or other universally accessible system might be the answer.
Physicians leaving profession over EHRs
Physicians leaving profession over EHRsMany doctors uncomfortable with using the technology are exiting the biz
Are blockchain and AI the keys to unlocking interoperability in healthcare?
Are blockchain and AI the keys to unlocking interoperability in healthcare?. EHRs were intended to be a way to better track health data for hospitals, payers and physicians. Although they have good intentions, they often end up causing more problems than they solve.
Pharmacy Technology: Disruption or Improvement?
Pharmacy Technology: Disruption or Improvement?Is new technology actually making pharmacy any better (or easier)?
Four health information organizations recently convened to discuss their challenges and successes in interoperability stability and infrastructure.