With medical error being a top cause of death in the United States, medical record mistakes can be a big deal. When one college student tried to fix an error in her record, she discovered doing so was an uphill battle, CNBC reported.
Virtual visits are touted as complementary services for fee-for-service providers, but accountable care organizations (ACOs) are leveraging telehealth to replace in-person visits—and the payoff might not be there.
A new report from ProPublica reveals more information about President Trump associates and members of the Mar-a-Lago resort who have been involved in the oversight of the Department of Veteran Affairs’ multibillion-dollar effort to overhaul its electronic health records system.
Two more healthcare companies have joined a blockchain alliance project that aims to use the technology to improve data quality and reduce administrative costs associated with healthcare provider demographic data changes.
HHS has a new strategy to ease the use of health information technology, including electronic health records. The agency’s draft strategy takes aim at some major complaints clinicians have about using EHRs, including documentation hours taking away from time spent with patients.
Optimizing electronic health records is still an ongoing effort for most healthcare providers, and the challenges might outweigh the benefits when it comes to revenue cycle performance, according to a new analysis and survey from Navigant and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.