By Steve Bryant – Documentation has always been a burden to clinicians, and it has increased exponentially in the last several years with the advent of the electronic health record (EHR).
By Joe Petro – My son recently picked Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham” for his bedtime story. As we read it together, I was struck by how much the poem applies to health IT adoption. A few years ago, most healthcare organizations and physicians were extremely skeptical of the very technologies they now rely on each and every day to get the right information to the right place in a timely manner.
Over the past several years I’ve written about the inadequate state of clinical documentation, which is largely unchanged since the days of Osler, (except for a bit more structure introduced by Larry Weed in the 1970s) and was created for billing/legal purposes not for care coordination.
Five Key Components for Building CDI Programs By Wendy Vincent, National Practice Director, Strategic Advisory Group, Beacon Partners Twitter: @BeaconPartners According to a 2014 survey by ORC International, pay-for-performance or value-based...
Provider Processes to Consider Testing Now for ICD-10 By Brien N. Keller Santa Rosa Consulting I’m a big fan of lists. I especially enjoy lists that are meaningful and accomplishable. After...
Reengineering Clinician Documentation - Ergonomics and Human Factors in Healthcare Dr. Nick van Terheyden Voice of the Doctor #VoiceoftheDr LinkedIn Profile, Twitter: @drnic1 Clinical documentation is an increasingly time consuming challenge...
How reliable are your EHR patient notes? Ron Sterling Sterling Solutions Author: Keys to EMR/EHR Success A disturbing number of EHR issues and medical professional liability claims are based on...
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