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National Health Center Week 2022

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 8/9/22 10:41 PM

Celebrating unbreakable community bonds

Chemists will tell you that covalent bonds — which share pairs of electrons between atoms — are the strongest bonds known to science. But as we mark National Health Center Week with the theme “The Chemistry for Strong Communities,” it’s clear that the bonds that unite the nation’s community health centers are perhaps the strongest known to social scientists.

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Topics: National Health Center Week, Health Centers, Electronic Health Records, community health center, electronic medical records

Closing the Gap Between Patients and Their Records

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 7/27/22 4:19 PM

How PRISMA creates a seamless care network

From Tiffin to Coldwater, from Pauling to Upper Sandusky, orthopedic patients in Northwest Ohio are never far from one of the offices of the Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio (OIO). But the more important point is this: No matter which office provides care, the distance between the patient and that patient’s records is essentially zero.

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Topics: Interoperability, interoperability in healthcare, electronic medical records, health search engine, patient information, coordinate care, ohio

Show Me the Bots! (And the Money)

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 7/21/22 10:56 AM

How RPA in RCM can improve your bottom line

If you were on a walk and spotted a couple of billion dollars by the side of the road, odds are you would do something about it. But each year, healthcare organizations — hospitals, clinics, and practices — collectively lose billions of dollars to administrative costs, losses that could be avoided with more efficient Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) practices.

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Topics: RCM, revenue cycle management, revenue cycle management healthcare, RCM optimization

Cost & Utilization Explorer: Seeing, Understanding, Acting

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 7/12/22 4:18 PM

Unlock the power of Medicare claims data at your practice 

The most fundamental difference between modern and medieval medicine isn’t found in the fancy equipment, powerful medications, or lifesaving skills of physicians, nurses, and EMTs. All those things help, but the most critical difference is the ability to see. 

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Topics: Population Health, Medicare, Cost & Utilization Explorer, claims data

Florida is the Perfect Place for Early Birds

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 7/5/22 11:29 AM

eCWNC22 returning live to the Sunshine State!

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Topics: National Conference, Innovation, national conference 2022, eCWNC22, Early Bird, registration, in-person

Dermatology Made Easier This Summer

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 6/21/22 3:06 PM

Summer is officially here, and people around the country will be spending more time outside. We need sunshine in order to stay healthy, but too much of anything can become problematic.

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Topics: telehealth, TeleVisits, eClinicalMobile, telemedicine, skin cancer screening, summer skin care, sunburn, dermatology

Disease Explorer: Effectiveness Through Cohorts

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 6/14/22 4:19 PM

What would you do if you found yourself facing a complex and seemingly insoluble problem that might well be a matter of life and death? You might do what the Romans did — use a cohort-based system.

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Topics: Population Health, Disease Explorer

A Behavioral Health Module That Behaves Like One

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 6/8/22 10:36 AM

Wisconsin FQHC quickly transforms clinical practice

A Fortune Business Insights report estimates that the market for Behavioral Health grew by 11.3% in 2020, driven in large part by societal stresses from the COVID-19 pandemic. From $77.6 billion in 2021, the report projects spending on Behavioral Health will reach $99.4 billion by 2028.

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Topics: podcast, behavioral health, EHR behavioral health

eClinicalWorks Day Is Back — and Coming to Your Area

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 5/31/22 5:17 PM

Live, free, and full of knowledge your practice can use

Do you remember the excitement you felt as a child when you knew your birthday was getting close? Or that blockbuster movie was finally released? Or how about when you were a teenager and learned that your favorite band was coming to a city near you — and you finally had enough money to buy a ticket? 

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Topics: eClinicalWorks Day, eCW Day

The Best of Healthcare IT in the Heart of America

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 5/17/22 4:57 PM

Witham Health Services grows and succeeds with eCW and healow

Indiana likes to style itself “The Crossroads of America,” and for better than half its history, Witham Memorial Hospital — now part of the Witham Health Services system — has been serving residents who live just north of the capital city of Indianapolis.

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HEDIS: Completing the Picture of Patients’ Health

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 5/12/22 3:02 PM

Last month we discussed the importance of three letters in a discussion of how Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) coding helps calculate risk, predict expenditures, and determine reimbursements. This month, we look at five letters — HEDIS® — that complement HCC. 

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Topics: HEDIS

How eClinicalWorks RCM Service Boosts Efficiency

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 5/5/22 11:40 AM

Sometimes rightsize is the right word

When the word rightsize entered the English language about 1985, employees in many industries soon learned that when the boss started using that word, they were just looking for a gentler way to say downsize. In short, it was time to look for a new job.

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Who Are the 29 Million Americans Who Use Health Centers?

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 4/27/22 4:45 PM

According to the 2022 Chartbook from the National Association of Community Health Centers, more than 29 million Americans rely upon community health centers as their primary source of healthcare.

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Topics: Health Centers, documentation, community health center, PRISMA, neighborhood health center, family health center, student health center, value, SDOH

HCC: More than Just Letters, They Are Key to Coding and Care

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 4/13/22 12:33 PM

Remember eating alphabet soup as a child and gathering those tiny letters made from pasta to spell your name? Well, getting the right letters together still matters, and in the healthcare world, three letters to pay close attention to are HCC.

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Topics: Population Health, HCC, Hierarchical Conditional Category coding, HCC programs, hierarchical condition category

Focusing on Public Health: Staying Connected With the Community

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 4/6/22 9:25 AM

Although we once again are beginning to spend in person time with our friends, families, and loved ones, there is still much work to be done to expand access to care and improve social, physical, and mental health for all.

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Topics: National Public Health Week, World Health Day, Public Health

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