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What it Takes to Better Know Your Patients

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 3/2/21 8:00 AM

With healthcare data constantly flowing in from multiple sources, how are providers supposed to best organize patient information within their EHR? Truly knowing your patient population starts by finding a means of aggregating scattered data and then funneling it into a convenient and organized system.

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Topics: wearables, wearable devices, Interoperability, podcast, telehealth, TeleVisits, PRISMA, interoperability in healthcare, One Patient One Record, electronic medical records, medical records, reimbursement, EHR data, healow Insights, wearable technology, wearable health devices

What’s FHIR and How Will It Drive Healthcare Interoperability?

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 2/23/21 3:00 PM

People everywhere will turn to online marketplaces like Amazon® or eBay® to purchase gifts for friends and family. Now, imagine the frustration that would ensue if these companies made a decision to only allow access through a single browser and on a specific type of mobile device.

Users want the freedom to be able to access a website from any browser, on any device, and any operating system. This same need for independence and ease of use carries over when providers need to access healthcare data between EHRs. FHIR is the means of achieving this.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, Interoperability, healthcare interoperability, FHIR, smart on fhir, FHIR API, FHIR standard, interoperability in healthcare, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource

Putting the Pieces Together for Quality Healthcare

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 1/29/21 9:02 AM

There are few things as satisfying as placing the last piece of a jigsaw puzzle in the correct spot.

January 29, 2021, is National Puzzle Day and even though finishing a jigsaw puzzle may be satisfying, solving unique problems specific to healthcare is another area worth celebrating.

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Topics: Patient Engagement, Population Health, Interoperability, Patient Portal, telehealth, TeleVisits, Chronic Care Management, CCM, Open Access®, telemedicine, HEDIS, transition care management, TCM, healthcare interoperability, healow CHECK-IN, contactless check-in, online appointment booking, care plan oversight, National Puzzle Day, Disease Explorer, PRISMA, FHIR, #NationalPuzzleDay

Accessing Patient Data Made Easy With Interoperability

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 9/25/20 4:42 PM

You’re walking on a dirt path – medium-length prairie grass rustles next to you as you look over at the angular red rock formations. You hear a faint sound – like someone rolling a set of dice in a plastic cup – and keep moving forward. The sound stops. You scan the area, squinting and listening for something, anything, to attach to the sound.

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Topics: Interoperability, healthcare interoperability

It’s Your Practice — Dream Big!

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 9/9/20 5:10 PM

Remember, Project Kickstart is here to help

Once upon a time, you dreamed of medical school. You knew that would be hard to achieve. And it was. But you being you, there was always another dream — that of opening your own medical practice.

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Topics: RCM, Population Health, Interoperability, support, TeleVisits, messenger, Open Access®, Scribe, Project Kickstart, healow CHECK-IN, contactless check-in, website, SEO, social media, marketing

Interoperability: Putting Data in the Right Hands

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 8/3/20 3:53 PM

In the right hands, medical data is priceless.

The right hands include authorized providers, for whom access to the most up-to-date patient data is essential for informed decision-making and better and safer medicine. Ensuring patients also enjoy on-demand access to their own medical records is critical for making them full partners in their healthcare. 

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Topics: Interoperability, CMS, healthcare interoperability, patient data, HIPAA, ONC, eEHX®, APIs, authorized providers

Patient Histories: The Key to Quality Care

Posted by Dr. Robert Fried, CMIO, Eagle Physicians on 7/19/19 5:30 PM

The idea of interoperability in healthcare IT isn’t new, but there’s still confusion and misunderstanding regarding what interoperability really is.

At a basic level, interoperability means sharing data between disparate programs. But asking another practice or hospital for patient records isn’t true interoperability. Nor is logging into their system to retrieve those records.

True interoperability is when patient information can be sent electronically to the EHR.

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Topics: Interoperability, value-based medicine, healthcare interoperability

The Infinity Gauntlet of Healthcare Interoperability

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 5/13/19 1:00 PM

Interoperability: Are we there yet?

Without effective interoperability, practices can be stuck in the past. Today, health information needs to move quickly among physicians' offices and hospitals. The goal of interoperability is to allow this health information to flow securely among practices and facilities nationwide.

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Topics: Interoperability, healthcare interoperability, integrated healthcare system, health information technology

Seeing Interoperability Through a New Prizma

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 2/12/19 6:00 AM

Remember those family vacations when the family packed into the car and drove for miles and miles? Eventually, someone would say what was on everybody’s mind: “When are we going to get there?”

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Topics: Interoperability, Carequality, CommonWell, Physician burnout, Prizma, Health IT Innovation, HIMSS19

Blue Button: The Latest in Interoperability

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 1/16/19 6:00 AM

Today’s technology has revolutionized the ways that we access data, and that is particularly true in healthcare. With the growing popularity of health apps and smart watches, people expect to have immediate access to their personal data. That expectation has led to improved methods for Patient Engagement through advanced clinical integrations.

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Topics: Interoperability, Blue Button 2.0, empowering patients

How a health information search engine can help overcome physician burnout

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 12/4/18 9:00 AM

The internet can seem endless. From exactly one website in 1991, it has grown to an estimated 1.67 billion websites, according to Netcraft’s October 2018 Web Server Survey.

Although only about 15% of those sites are active, it’s still virtually impossible for most internet users to quickly find the information of most value to them. Fortunately, search engines scour the internet to find, organize and present relevant information. According to Internet Live Stats, Google processes over 3.5 billion searches daily — 1.2 trillion searches annually worldwide.

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Topics: Interoperability, Health information search

Tackling the Challenges of Interoperability

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 11/15/18 6:30 AM

What does it take for a large and rapidly expanding network of neurological practices to treat more than 1,000 patients a day across nearly 50 locations? For starters, it requires the right healthcare IT partner, one capable of integrating thousands of patient records into a seamless workflow. That partner would not only offer industry-leading design and function but would also be on the leading edge of the interoperability solutions that are critical in today’s interconnected world of medicine.

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Topics: Interoperability, Carequality, CommonWell, healthcare IT

Making Connections on Saturday

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 10/6/18 5:10 PM

The thousands of eClinicalWorks customers who came to Nashville this weekend expected to hear about improvements to the core EHR, see some new products and services, renew friendships, and have some fun.

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Topics: Interoperability, EHR, National Conference, TeleVisits, Carequality, CommonWell

Bright Medical Horizons in Nashville

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 10/5/18 7:36 PM

Sometimes, to know where you’re going, it’s important to take a look back. Which is why eClinicalWorks CEO and cofounder Girish Navani included a 1998 screenshot of the Google search engine and a 1994 image of the Netscape web browser during yesterday’s Keynote kicking off the 2018 National Conference.

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Topics: Interoperability, integration, networks

eClinicalWorks Interoperability Expert Named to CommonWell Board of Directors

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 7/12/18 6:00 AM

eClinicalWorks is excited to announce that Tushar Malhotra, Director for Interoperability Strategy and Business Development, has been appointed to the CommonWell Health Alliance® Board of Directors. Tushar has a decade of experience in the healthcare IT industry and is responsible for defining solutions and services for integrating the eClinicalWorks EMR with disparate systems and applications.

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Topics: Interoperability, CommonWell

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