Category Archives: Interoperability

EHR Interoperability: Playing Well with Others

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“Plays well with others” is a phrase most of us remember as a desirable benchmark for success as children. It is also a benchmark for success in Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems. EHR interoperability is important for supporting whole-person care because it supports seamless information sharing between disparate services, providers and systems. EHR interoperability allows […]

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Whole Person Care and the Role of EHRs

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Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Public Health 3.0, and Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) are all current topics in healthcare that encompass the idea of “whole person care”. Creating partnerships between patients and providers to create plans for health and wellness based upon the individual and their unique needs, circumstances, and life events is at the […]

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Overcome the Unexpected Challenges of EHR Implementation

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When adopting a new electronic health records (EHR) or any new technology, there are always challenges.  The challenge of learning how to use it well during the EHR implementation in order to fully maximize its benefits, and the challenge of reorganizing processes and upgrading equipment to accommodate abrupt changes.  These obstacles are to be expected.  […]

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Four Ways to Exchange Data with Community Providers

Four Ways to Exchange Data with Community Providers: Understand Your Specific Clinic’s Needs to Find the Right Alternative Over the past several years, and with a push from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) meaningful use Electronic Health Record (EHR) incentives program, there has been an increase in adoption of EHRs. While use […]

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