EMR Consulting News and Insights

AI-Powered Innovation in Healthcare: Exploring the Latest Medical Software Solutions

“Everyone’s talking about AI.” That’s the best way to summarize the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) 2024 conference in Orlando, FL in just four short words. HIMSS typically delves into conversations that are at the crest of the wave—such as analytics or telehealth in the past—and, this year, conversations took place around artificial […]

Epic Community Connect Program: A Look Into the Benefits and Best Practices

Interoperability—the ability of different healthcare technologies to exchange and use information effectively—is at the heart of Epic Community Connect. This system allows healthcare providers to: Access patient data efficiently Streamline operational functions Ensure continuity and improve health outcomes Effectively manage costs What is Epic Community Connect? Epic Community Connect is a collaborative system by Epic […]

Role of Oracle Cerner Consultants in Healthcare Transformation

Healthcare organizations across the spectrum of sizes and specialties appreciate the cloud-based Cerner EHR system, ranging from physician offices to healthcare companies to ambulatory firms. Oracle Cerner allows them to deliver quality patient care while streamlining administrative functions. Thanks to the system’s task automation features, medical professionals can put more of their time and attention […]

Generative AI & EHR Current Trends

According to HealthCareITNews.com, the summer of 2023 saw a “feverish launch” of artificial intelligence (AI) tools by major players in the health technology sector. A notable inclusion among these tools are generative AI applications, designed to automatically generate text, images, and more. Generation occurs as the technology “learns” structures and patterns from the data it is […]

Impact of HealthRules Payer on Healthcare Payer Operations

Healthcare organizations today face numerous challenges, including successfully managing health insurance-related issues and processing transactions that are within the scope of today’s regulatory environment. A vital component is having the optimal core administrative processing system (CAPS)—and, in 2023, HealthEdge HealthRules Payer earned the Best in KLAS designation for the second year in a row. Expanding Requirements for […]

Epic Upgrades: Common Challenges and How to Overcome Them

When your healthcare organization needs to upgrade your current Epic system to a newer or more advanced version, that’s considered an Epic upgrade. This improved version allows your healthcare facility staff to have the optimal Epic experience with each upgrade addressing one or more facets of the software. One, for example, may add new features […]

Comparing EMR Consulting Providers: What to Look for in Your Next Partner

Electronic medical records (EMR)—also referred to as electronic health records (EHR)—allow healthcare organizations to electronically access, use, and exchange patients’ health-related information in safer, more efficient, and more effective ways while also enhancing their facilities in meaningful, tangible ways. To realize the benefits, though, the EMR system must be fruitfully implemented, integrated, and optimized—which is […]

Pros and Cons of Partnering With an EHR Consulting Company vs. In-House EHR Implementation

When a healthcare facility is transitioning to a new electronic health records (EHR) system, it’s crucial that the software is strategically implemented and optimized, allowing the facility to fully benefit from the application with improved workflows that will help deliver world-class patient care. It also helps organizations to reach a return on investment as efficiently […]

Maximizing Your Investment: EHR / EMR Consulting

How EHR Consulting Can Help Healthcare Organizations Succeed in the Booming Ambulatory EHR Market Ambulatory EHR systems consist of digital patient charts that are used by medical teams to document diagnoses; prescriptions; referrals; and other aspects of doctor-patient interactions. Although some hospital admission information may be included to provide context, any hospital-related data is typically […]

EMR Consultants: Breaking Down Short-Term, Long-Term, and Permanent Placements

EMR consultants play a valuable role by filling in staffing gaps at healthcare organizations and providing them with experts with desirable niche specialties that the in-house staff may not have. Besides choosing the right number of consultants with the required specialties, it’s also important to select the right type of placement. Here, we’ll explore short-term, […]