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With Patients Accessing Their Own Electronic Health Records, How Can Care Orgs Handle Patient Data Safely & Securely?

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Last year, the 21st Century Cures Act changed how patients could access their health data. The new rule, aimed to prevent information blocking of all electronic health information (EHI), gave patients the power to use, access, and share all of their health information. By empowering patients to access their own electronic health records and…

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Practicing Safe EHR Use

In managing any medical facility or clinic, electronic health records, better known by their initials, EHR, are a vital component to that management. EHRs contain a wide range of information that details a patient’s medical history, exams they have taken or need in the future, what medications they are using, and generally offers medical providers…

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Wellsoft EDIS Client Success: Holy Cross Medical Center

Holy Cross Medical Center CEO (Bill Patten) and Emergency Department staff share how they’ve improved efficiencies, enhanced patient safety, and benefited in other ways after switching to Wellsoft EDIS. Previous to implementing Wellsoft, they used T-System and Meditech. Wellsoft EDIS was tailored to their Emergency Department and integrated with the hospital’s new CPSI-Evident system to…

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Reliable Broadband Essential to Rural Renaissance with David Macfarlane

With more people staying and working from home, the pandemic heightened the need for broadband access, especially in underserved communities, such as those located in rural areas. However, this is no new issue for those living there. Could Government programs such as the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) and The Infrastructure and Jobs…

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Expanding the Market Size of Electronic Health Records

The electronic health record market size is estimated to expand to $30.84 billion by 2030 from its current market value of $23.74 billion in 2022. This news is excellent for a healthcare industry aiming for cohesion, accuracy, security, and cost savings in patient care. The need for expansion in electronic health records is multi-fold….

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Electronic Health Records Poised to Benefit Healthcare with New Partnerships

Electronic Health Records (EHR) Big Tech is teaming up with big tech to transform healthcare. Three giants in the electronic health record industry, Epic, Meditech, and Oracle Cerner, recently announced agreements with several Big Tech organizations and some tech startups to provide improved offerings to healthcare organizations. Epic entered into an agreement with Google Cloud,…

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Applying Oncology Expertise at Scale Part 5

Information plays a crucial role for many oncology professionals out there – treatment care planning, clinical trial screening, and more. However, implementing nursing informatics comes with a fair set of changes, especially when it comes to driving adoption. Combined data is a powerful tool for medical professionals to act swiftly to different measures, but in…

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Applied Digital is Scaling Up Infrastructure to Handle Growing GPU Deployment Needs
May 20, 2024

During a transformative period, Applied Digital experienced a significant increase in demand for large-scale GPU deployment. This demand required a focus on power density, as the networking within data centers, particularly for InfiniBand, necessitated that servers be located close together. Each server consumed 10.2 kilowatts of power, and the optimal performance was achieved when…

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Applied Digital is Revolutionizing High Performance Computing by Locating Facilities at Unique Power Sources
May 20, 2024

Applied Digital optimizes high-performance computing by leveraging unique power sources, and locating facilities at the source of power rather than in traditional cloud regions. This approach is particularly suited for AI workloads, which do not require ultra-low latency like video streaming. By targeting areas with abundant but underutilized power, known as “stranded power,” the…

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Experts Talk K-12 EdTech Leadership Priorities
K-12 EdTech Leadership Needs a Bigger Seat at the Table to Overcome Cybersecurity, Staffing, Professional Development Challenges
May 20, 2024

As we navigate the evolving landscape of K-12 education, the role of technology, as well as K-12 edtech leadership has never been more pivotal. Especially in the era of K-12 education post-pandemic, how has this influx of technology solutions for everything from curriculum management, to hybrid learning, to quiz gamification, to AI-supported learning, impacted…

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Energy Reporting for Utilities & Businesses Isn’t Just for Transparency. It’s for Energy & Cost Savings, Too.
May 20, 2024

As cities and states increasingly implement energy benchmarking, disclosure, and transparency mandates, utilities and businesses find themselves navigating a complex landscape of compliance and opportunity. The rise of building performance standards, such as New York’s Local Law 97, Boston’s Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO), and Denver’s Energize Denver, underscores the urgency for detailed…

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Excellent Care Isn’t Possible without HIPAA Compliance
June 18, 2021

The challenges healthcare executives and administrators face are constantly changing. Host Kevin Stevenson talks with the heroes behind the heroes that are enabling hospitals, urgent care centers and telemedicine operators to spend their time tending to patients, while they handle the logistics.   Healthcare is a complex industry, and its processes often lag behind other sectors for…

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Full Circle Healthcare: The Cognitive Burden of EHRs on Physicians and Staff 
April 28, 2021

EHRs are the backbone of healthcare digitization. However, they bring with them a cognitive burden for users. So, how can tech better align with its healthcare user? To discuss the challenges and opportunities, Full Circle Healthcare host Shelby Skrhak spoke with David Macfarlane, Marketing Communications Manager at Medsphere. “The financial costs of introducing technology are…

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Top 4 Tips for Transitioning to a New EHR
February 4, 2021

Switching electronic health records (EHR) can be a daunting undertaking, but it is crucial for the success of both doctors and their patients. With the proper steps, updating an ECR can be painless and lead to higher protection of patient data and time savings for staff. These four steps can ensure better EHR training to…

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Navigating Cybersecurity Challenges in Healthcare
November 18, 2020

Healthcare cybersecurity challenges continue to escalate. Healthcare is a prime target for cybercriminals, as healthcare organizations often house sensitive and personal data, and the already complex space received even more threats in the wake of the pandemic and telehealth expansion. So, how exactly can healthcare entities best manage security concerns? It’s not an easy answer,…

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How to Use Speed and Accuracy to Practice Quality Medical Reporting
August 11, 2020

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine found that, as it relates to reporting cardiovascular disease quality measures, smaller practices not affiliated with a larger organization and without centralized quality improvement support reported clinical quality measures more efficiently. While there was no difference in the final outcome and 91% of…

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Why Investing in EHR Solutions Featuring Speech Recognition is Beneficial For Providers
July 23, 2020

The healthcare industry is constantly in search of new software and EHR solutions to increase patient care and minimize the amount of time clinicians spend on these clerical tasks, promoting better outcomes. According to the American Medical Association, about 44% of physicians experience burnout in their practice, and part of that is attributed to administrative…

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Cloud-Based vs. In-House Electronic Health Records
February 25, 2020

Health organizations have been leveraging technology for some time to improve patient experiences and make workflows more efficient, and the central hub for clinicians to record, store and share data is their EHR. Many factors need to be considered when choosing the right EHR, including whether it’s cloud-based or on-site. The biggest difference between the…

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The Future of Interoperability as 2020 Dawns
January 7, 2020

The ability for the health care industry to effectively utilize separate information systems in a way that integrates those systems and allows for the exchange and cooperative use of critical data, is more important than ever, and interoperability will only continue to gain momentum as we move into 2020 and beyond. With that in mind,…

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Self-Service Kiosks Could Be the Next Wave for Healthcare
May 13, 2019

Checking in at the doctor’s office or hospital could be as easy as applying a thumbprint, selecting your symptoms, and being seen by the doctor. Today on the Healthcare Podcast, host Shelby Skrhak sat down with Healey Cypher, CEO of Scottsdale-based ZIVELO to discuss how self-service kiosks being used in retail and quick service…

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