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It’s back to school time, which, among other things, means throwing together lunches five days a week that your kids will actually eat. Ideally, these lunches not only have to taste good, but also provide real nutrition to help your kids learn and grow. Much research has been conducted on nutrition and its relationship to […]

By efficiently collecting data in a way that it can be easily shared across multiple healthcare organizations and leveraged for quality improvement, EHRs can significantly improve public and population outcomes. Beyond data collection, EHRs can help with reporting and surveillance as well. This, along with immunization registries and electronic laboratory reporting, can lead to the […]

Community Health Centers (CHC) provide health care to patients who can’t generally afford it, or who are not insured. Of course such centers are funded by the government, CMS, but the big problem is that a good distribution of resources can actually prevent the CHC getting into problems and possibly closing down. There are various […]

Whether medical billing should be outsourced is not the only dilemma that the private practitioners are exposed to. Rather, this is a question that the Community Health Care Centers (CHCs) also have to find a solution for. CHC billing is much more complicated thus needs more attention so that the claims are handled properly. The […]

When it comes to healthcare software solutions, whether or not to automate your QA testing of your new releases can be a difficult decision. On the one hand, you know that the manual testing you have had in place can get the validation and verification job done, as it has proven time and time again. […]

Provider leaders, on average, use 11 different technologies to shield their organization’s protected health information (PHI), a new survey revealed. Provider leaders, on average, use 11 different technologies to shield their organization’s protected health information (PHI), a new survey revealed. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) surveyed nearly 300 healthcare leaders across the […]

Robotic-assisted telemedicine is an effective way to perform bedside rounds for ill infants in hospital neonatal intensive care units, new research concludes. read more Read more from originating source…

While big data, electronic health records and patient engagement tools are seen as the big solutions to improving healthcare, there are more modest goals clinicians eye to provide better care, says Gurpreet Dhaliwal, a staff physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. read more Read more from originating source…

Source Data Capture From Electronic Health Records: Using Standardized Clinical Research Data The FDA will host a demonstration day for vendors to showcase technology that will help it mine EHRs for automated clinical trial data capture. Despite Threats, Senate Appropriations Bill Currently Remains Free of ICD-10 Delay Amendment Though a number of competing bills have […]

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released its official policy on telemedicine, recommending certain uses of the technology and disavowing others for fragmenting care. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released its official policy on telemedicine, recommending certain uses of the technology and disavowing others for fragmenting care. The AAP’s statement on telemedicine advocates that […]

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