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Whole Person Care and the Role of EHRs

whole person care

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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Patagonia Health Signs Contract with Carequality Interoperability Framework

Patagonia Health, a developer of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) software focused on Public and Behavioral Health, has signed a contract with Carequality. Carequality connects thousands of providers nationwide to patient health data. Members of Carequality include Electronic Health Record vendors, regional Health Information Exchanges, labs, and other data sources. The membership with Carequality will […]

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Why Health Information Exchange is Important for EHR Use

Health Information Exchange is Important for EHR Use

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are an integral part of today’s healthcare system. Despite initial hesitation to switch to an EHR, an overwhelming majority of organizations that have made the change cannot imagine going back to paper. EHRs improve efficiency and increase reimbursements while improving patient care. As providers become more fluent with the technology, EHRs […]

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In the Aftermath of Hurricanes, Your Choice of EHR Matters

Hurricane satellite image

Names have meaning.  Names have value and communicate more than the syllables pronounced.  In the face of the weather which has pummeled the United States this past month, now these names have meaning:  Harvey.  Irma. Maria. And most recently, Nate.   Per the AMA “Morning Rounds” web news of October 5, 2017, “Damage from Hurricane […]

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