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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 ...
One year after the adoption of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a new study by Health eCareers found that the effect of the ACA’s new policies ranked as the third most pressing concern for healthcare recruiters and hiring managers, just behind staff turnover and the projected physician shortage.It was anticipated that the ACA would result in the ...
By Dr. Jonathan Elion, MD, FACC
Providing a rules-based expert system requires that the “knowledge”, or software system, be made available throughout a healthcare organization, a goal that is easily accomplished with the use of a hosted data model.
In the past, uses of the “Software as a Service” approach were met with concerns over ...
By Dr. Jon Elion, Founder and CEO of ChartWise Medical Systems
Whether selecting and adapting an inpatient or an outpatient clinical information system, a little “homework” can go a long way towards helping to ease the pains of adoption. Here are some steps to consider taking in an effort to ensure a smooth transition to your new health ...
By Dr. Jon Elion, Founder and
CEO of ChartWise Medical Systems
With the ICD-10 conversion deadline right around the corner, healthcare
professionals are doing all they can to make sure they are prepared for the
transition. Computer-Assisted Coding
(CAC) solutions alone will not be able to meet the specificity of ...
By Girija Yegnanarayanani, PhD, director of applied CLU research at Nuance Communications.
''Eeny, meeny, miney, moe/Catch a tiger by the toe...'' It's a familiar nursery rhyme, recited by children looking for a way to select who will be ''it'' for a game. The main principle of this ditty is choosing one (eeny) over another (moe). This is not ...