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- EMR Signature Must Translate to Printed Copy, One Medicare Contractor Says. // Part B Insider;May2012, Vol. 13 Issue 18, p143
The article offers news briefs on medicine in the U.S. in 2012. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approve check box using for the home health documentation of the physicians in face-to-face (F2F) encounter. It notes the significance for electronic medical records (EMRs) to be...
- Dell Tries to Make an EHR Splash. Anderson, Howard // Health Data Management;Nov2009, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p10
This article reports on the launch of a package of electronic health record (EHR)-related consulting services by Dell Inc. in the U.S. in 2009. Dell is marketing the package for hospitals. The company aims to help hospitals in assisting physicians with making the transition to electronic...
- Falsifying Medical Records: A Systems Approach Investigation. Mercer, Sharon Eli; Tino, Ann // Journal of Nursing Regulation;Oct2011, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p41
A charge nurse in Kentucky falsified medical records by writing that she received a verbal order from a physician to administer an anxiolytic to a patient. An investigation by the board of nursing (BON) revealed that the nurse was guilty. However, the investigation also revealed that the work...
- Meaningful use 2: 2013's interoperability challenge. BENDIX, JEFFREY // Medical Economics;3/25/2013, Vol. 90 Issue 6, p18
The article discusses the challenges physicians in the U.S. are facing in their transition from electronic health record (EHR) implementation to data exchange. It notes that the connectivity barriers leave physicians with fewer options for meeting the information exchange requirements. It also...
- The Meaning of Meaningful Use. VAUGHAN, CARRIE; COMMINS, JOHN // HealthLeaders Magazine;Jun2009, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p49
The article discusses the definition of meaningful use of electronic health records (EHR) in the U.S. It is noted that the health care industry has around $19 billion in net reimbursements under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act if it is able to comply with the meaningful use criteria...
- Technology ownership, data privacy control critical aspects of EMR adoption. Rapp, Susan M. // Orthopedics Today;Sep2009, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p22
The article discusses the concerns raised by hospitals and physicians on the adoption of the electronic medical record systems in orthopedic practices in the U.S.
- You Say Tomato and ... Rogoski, Richard R. // Health Management Technology;Oct2002, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p24
Focuses on differences in the practice management (PM) environment in issues of electronic medical records (EMR) in the U.S. Status of the practice management systems market; Attitudes of physicians toward EMR; Integration of PM systems and EMS.
- Toward a handheld EMR. Lowes, Robert // Medical Economics;1/11/2002, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p26
Discusses the use of electronic medical records (EMR) by doctors in the U.S. Information on a survey conducted by Harris Interactive on the use of wireless computers by doctors; Features of the iPAQ handheld from Compaq and the Fujitsu 3400 pen tablet; Details of problems related to the use of EMR.
- How to feel good when writing sick notes. Johnson, Lee J. // Medical Economics;4/10/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 7, p72
The article offers suggestions to physicians when writing sick notes to maintain public trust among physicians, employers, schools and patients in the U.S. It notes that physicians must write a sick note when a doctor-patient relationship is formed legitimately. It asserts that a physical...