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A report stemming from the annual Scottsdale Institute Spring CIO Summit in April suggests seven key takeaways CIOs need to consider then execute in order to maintain a successful optimization strategy within their health systems.
1. Work with the senior leadership team to create an organization-specific definition of optimization.2. ...
Are doctors becoming highly-paid data entry clerks?
Typically a doctor spends 43% of their time on patient data entry and only 28% on patient care. Often lost in these discussions is the a doctor’s time spent on direct patient care.
The projected growth of mHealth (Mobile Health) technologies, meanwhile, is predicted to be well into ...
After decades of experience with ICD-9, we have learned and come to grips with its quirks. We do not yet have that comfort level with ICD-10. After all, it’s still pretty new to most of us in the U.S. I’m not really concerned about the diagnosis side of ICD-10 and its Clinical Modification, ICD-10-CM. But what does concern me is ICD-10 PCS. So ...
According to the Mayo Clinic, telemedicine most commonly refers to
“the communication with or among a patient’s health care team via video
connection, secure text messaging or another platform rather than in
person. It can be used to schedule appointments, answer questions, handle
routine checkups, allow physicians in different ...