Patient Safety

USDA Grant to Fund Health System’s Epic EHR Implementation

By |2022-09-20T14:54:23+05:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Access to Care, Care Coordination, Consumer Data Sharing, EHR, EHR Software, Electronic Health Records Software, Electronic Medical Records Software, EMR Software, EMR Software News, EMR Software Update, Features and Benefits, Health IT, Healthcare in the US, Healthcare IT News, Improved Patient Care, Improved Patient Satisfaction, Interoperability, Patient Benefits, Patient Retention, Patient Safety|Tags: , , |

An Iowa-based health system, Washington Country Hospital and Clinics (WCHC)  was recently granted $700, 000 by the US Department of Agriculture for Epic EMR Software implementation to ease patient data sharing. The project is estimated to complete in a year. The Epic software implementation will begin in November 2022 and will be completed in November 2023. [...]

Hospital to implement MEDITECH EHR Software to improve Clinical Workflows

By |2022-09-14T14:15:46+05:00September 14th, 2022|Categories: Automation, Care Coordination, EHR Integration, EHR Software, EHR Training, Electronic Health Records Software, Electronic Medical Records Software, EMR Software, EMR Software News, EMR Software Update, Features and Benefits, Health IT, Healthcare in the US, Healthcare IT News, Improved Patient Care, Integration, Interoperability, Patient Portal Features, Patient Portal Software, Patient Safety|Tags: , , |

For the past nine months, Houlton Regional Hospital (HRH) has been on the road to upgrading its existing Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Software to a new solution. The hospital in Maine is  implementing the MEDITECH EHR system in the hope to optimize clinical workflows and care coordination. Work on the new software solution began in early [...]

Care Organization to Tap Cerner EHR Software for Efficiency

By |2022-09-12T15:10:24+05:00September 12th, 2022|Categories: Automation, Cerner EMR Software, Clinical Documentation, EHR, EHR Software, EHR Software Implementation, EHR Vendors, Electronic Medical Records Software, EMR Software, EMR Software Update, Features and Benefits, Healthcare in the US, Healthcare IT News, Healthcare Tech, Improved Patient Care, Patient Safety, Streamlined Charting, Streamlined Operations|

Having an effective and robust Electronic Medical Records (EMR) software solution is one of the top priorities of healthcare organizations, as it helps to improve efficiency levels, streamline workflows and enhance patient care. Switching to Cerner EMR Software system Crook Country Medical Services District (CCMSD) located in Wyoming has decided to implement Cerner EHR software to [...]

Improving Opioid Prescribing through PDMP EHR Integration

By |2022-08-31T14:03:11+05:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Data Exchange, EHR, EHR Integration, EMR Software, Features and Benefits, Health Information Exchange, Health IT, Healthcare in the US, Healthcare IT News, Healthcare Tech, Improved Patient Care, Integration, Patient Safety|Tags: , , , , , |

Opioid addiction is one of the major crises faced by the United States. Since the year 2000, more than a million people have lost their lives due to drug overdose, mainly of which were due to opioid usage. This issue kicked off with the over-prescription of legal pain medication, but over the years have intensified due [...]

Paper-Based Dental Data Sharing Hinders Patient Safety

By |2022-06-21T16:29:08+05:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: Access to Care, Care Coordination, Data Exchange, Dental Care, Dentistry EMR Software, Digital Health, Digital Healthcare Tools, EHR, EHR Software, EMR Software, Health Information Exchange, Health IT, Healthcare in the US, Healthcare IT News, Healthcare Tech, HIE, Improved Patient Care, Interoperability, Patient Safety|

Seamless data sharing is important to maintain patient safety. According to a study published in the Frontiers in Digital Health, it takes almost a week or even more for dentists to receive EHR data for a patient. Patient safety is important in every care setting, including dental care. When dental practitioners have updated patient information they [...]

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