Category Archives: HIE

Three things to minimize challenges of Meaningful Use


Most physicians are using Electronic Health Records (EHRs) in the country to help them meet regulatory requirements, achieve Meaningful Use and improve quality of care delivered. However, the second objective, Meaningful Use, has been a tricky concept and with the … Continue reading

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How is e-Prescribing helping practice workflows?


e-Prescribing or Electronic Prescribing is a method through which practices are able to send prescriptions directly to pharmacies from point-of-care in an error-free and understandable format. E-Prescribing has become one of the major features of modern day Electronic Health Record … Continue reading

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20 interesting facts about human body


Human body is a mix of some really interesting facts. Did you know that humans shed 22 kilograms of skin in their lifetime? Hard to believe? We were surprised just like you. Here are some more: The fingernail of a … Continue reading

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Accountable Care Organizations and their impact on healthcare industry


What are Accountable Care Organizations? Before we delve into the world of ACOs, it is imperative to understand a key concept, Medicare. Medicare is a U.S. government plan devised to help people aged 65 and older with their health issues. … Continue reading

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Health Information Exchange (HIE) – Is it the right way?


Increasing dissemination and exchange of health information electronically between multiple care providing bodies has led to the emergence of Health Information Exchanges (HIE). General opinion has been that these HIEs will inevitably enhance the quality of care, but newer studies … Continue reading

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