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Point-of-care Scanning: A Quick, Accurate Means to Complete Data

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HIMSS Analytics study highlights benefits of comprehensive electronic medical records (EMR) According to a study conducted by HIMSS Analytics, commissioned by EDCO Health Information Solutions, electronic medical records (EMRs) hold much potential to improve the quality of patient care and increase overall satisfaction. The study results are based on an analysis of in-depth interviews with 11 CIOs, health information management (HIM) directors and other executives from the seven participating organizations....

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Stage 7 – Common Challenges in the HIMSS EMR Adoption Journey

HIMSS EMR Adoption Model Many HIM leaders today are being approached by their IT teams to support their facility’s effort to reach Stage 7 of the HIMSS EMR Adoption Model....

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Solving Your Concurrent Scanning Challenges with Solarity

To provide clinical staff with real-time access to all  patient data, many healthcare facilities throughout the US are considering or  have already transitioned to a concurrent medical record scanning model.  There...

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Solve Patient Indexing Errors Once and for All
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Patient Indexing Errors Continue to Plague Healthcare Facilities The emergence of electronic medical records has helped healthcare facilities reduce their...

The Drive to Point of Care Medical Record Scanning
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To reach stage seven of the EMR adoption scale, provide access to the complete patient record when and where physicians need it,...

Quality Control: The Impact of Scanning on the Floors – Part II
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Part one of this article analyzed the traditional medical record scanning model as opposed to the distributed medical record scanning...

Quality Control: The Impact of Scanning on the Floors
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The percentage of a patient’s medical record created on paper is decreasing significantly as healthcare providers fully implement electronic health...

10 Pros and Pitfalls of Point of Care Scanning
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Creating a point of care medical record scanning plan is becoming a strategic initiative of many IT and HIM departments...

Scan a Batch of Records on the Floor in Two Easy Steps.
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There is no doubt that the topic of scanning medical records on the floors leaves many clinical staff team members...

Solving Clinic Record Scanning Challenges with Solarity
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For HIM leaders in an acute setting, achieving consistent quality and turnaround time in the clinic record scanning process is...

True or False: Decentralized Records Scanning Reduces Chart Quality
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True or False? The accuracy of medical record indexing suffers whenever documents are not scanned centrally in the HIM Department....

Planning for Life After an EMR Go-Live
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Whether your facility has opted to phase in an electronic medical record system over time or opted for a big...

Automating the Classification of Medical Record Documents – II
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Scanning and indexing medical records is a time consuming task exacerbated by the sheer number of document types that exist...

Automating the Classification of Medical Record Documents
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Scanning and indexing medical records is a time consuming task exacerbated by the sheer number of document types that exist...

HIE: Are you Ready?
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As more states, and regions, adopt a health information exchange, healthcare facilities are working to transition paper records into an...

How Point of Care Medical Record Scanning Improves Workflow
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Lately, many healthcare IT vendors have spoken, or written, on “automating workflow” within healthcare facilities. The trending phrase can be...

Go for Gold: Achieve 99% or Greater Indexing Accuracy
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Overview Gold has been the standard of success for some time. In school, we were given gold stars or ribbons...

Stop the Medical Record Indexing Insanity
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As reimbursement shifts to a value-based scale, HIM departments are becoming even more critical to the delivery of patient care...

3 Common, but Overlooked, Medical Record Indexing Challenges
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Due to the complexity of medical records, accurately indexing medical records can be challenging.  Many HIM departments rely on manual...

Eight Features & Functions Only Available With Solarity
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Overview By implementing Solarity, patented scanning and indexing software designed by EDCO, healthcare facilities have achieved remarkable quality and efficiency...

Medical Record Scanning Companies
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Whether you are looking for assistance with a short-term project to catch up on a scanning backlog, or a long-term...

5 Simple Ways to Expedite Patient Chart Scanning
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Do you ever wish there was more time in the day? At times, we all do. One way to gain...

Do You Make These 3 Common Patient Chart Scanning Mistakes?
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When you feel that you are running one million miles per hour, as so many healthcare professionals feel as resources...

The Impact on HIM When Merging Ambulatory and Acute EMR Systems
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Whether your hospital is on the buying or selling end of a recent acquisition transaction, big change is on its...

HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model Demonstrates Significant ROI at Stage 7
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EDCO® Health Information Solutions and it’s partner, the New Jersey Hospital Association – HBS, hosted a presentation last week by...

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