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Category Archives: EHR/EMR

A Triple Play Updates CARE*Link

Pictured: Analyst Cathie Stahl of HealthTECH Resources gives a recent project road show overview for Emergency Department nurses. If you visit Epic headquarters in Verona, Wisconsin, you’ll find a star for The Queen’s Health Systems pretty close to the front door of an Electronic Health Records (EHR) “hall of fame.” The closer to the front […]

Meaningful Use in the ER: Interview with Dr. Whitney Kiebel

The writing has been on the wall for years and CMS has read it. While the Meaningful Use program may have achieved its goal of widespread EHR adoption, the time has come to focus on performance and patient outcomes. While the program can be hailed for catalyzing a wave of modernization in the healthcare industry, it can […]

What happens if UnitedHealth Opts out of ObamaCare?

By Larry Hodge, CEO HealthTECH Resources, Inc. UnitedHealth Group is forecasting losses and considering an early exit from the Obamacare exchanges. With 20+ years of past experience in the healthcare IT industry, I believe that this would create problems for the payer market. How will this affect the healthcare IT sector, as those 3 ½ […]

EHR Satisfaction: A Look at Healthcare IT News’ 2015 Survey

Electronic health record (EHR) systems are playing an increasingly greater role in the operations of your hospital and its staff. Their effectiveness – or lack thereof – can even affect your bottom line in relation to achieving meaningful use requirements. This all makes the happiness of your EHR users critically important. With that said, it […]