EHR Alert

EHR Alert significantly increases HPV vaccination rates

According to research in the Journal of the American Board of family medicine, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination alert reminder in doctor EHRs during a patient visit can greatly improve its rates. HPV is crucial in helping to prevent cervical cancer. But the national vaccination rate is only 30%. Furthermore, nearly…
Assessing Mental Health

Assessing Mental Health with Mobile

Mental Health issue is a growing concern in U.S. According to an estimate, around 20% of adults are affected by some sort of mental illness. But what if your phone which you carry everywhere could help you discreetly monitor things like depression, anxiety insomnia. Most of the times suffering person…
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5 benefits of analytics for ambulatory and outpatient facilities

1) Staffing -¬†The metrics that are provided by the analytics will help the managers to analyze the labor costs in a much easy way. Employing these metrics, managers can arrange schedules for maximum productivity and reduce unnecessary expenses such as overtime 2) Forecasting¬†- The analytics metrics accurately forecast the demand…

mHealth – The future of Patient Engagement

mHealth (Mobile Health) has an essential role to play in the efforts of healthcare organizations to succeed at patient engagement.A report from Mercom Capital Group reported a sum of $4.7 billion investments in health IT companies. Out of which approximately half of that sum ($2.3 billion) went to developers concentrating…

5 steps to secure healthcare data from breach

As a healthcare provider, the last thing you'd want is your patient's personally identifiable information landing up in some unscrupulous hands. According to April 14 issue of JAMA (The Journal of American Medical Association), there has been an increase in data breaches of protected health information for HIPAA covered entities…
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