Category: EHR/EMR

Julie Clements March 29, 2021 0

Whether to understand the type of care provided to the patient, for medical record review, for obtaining billing information, or for information exchange, electronic health records or EHRs are much more efficient and […]

Rajeev Rajagopal October 9, 2020 0

Earlier, one of the major concerns when providing medical record review services was the illegible handwriting of physicians. The electronic health record was introduced and made mandatory with a view to improve the quality of care […]

Rajeev Rajagopal September 30, 2020 0

The COVID-19 has placed huge challenges, like those experienced never before, on healthcare providers and EHR (Electronic Health Record) systems have to adapt to the changing requirements for patient care […]

The electronic medical record was introduced with a view to effectively address medical charting and documentation issues and facilitate processes such as record retrieval, medical record organization and review […]

Julie Clements December 27, 2019 0

EHR interoperability is defined as the ability to effectively communicate health information electronically. HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) defines interoperability as “the extent to which systems and devices can exchange data, and interpret that shared data. For two systems to be interoperable, they must be able to exchange data and subsequently present that […]

Rajeev Rajagopal July 15, 2019 0

Electronic healthcare records are being used across the healthcare spectrum with both physicians and patients enjoying the benefits associated with this healthcare documentation system. Processes such as medical record analysis have also become easier, making medical review services more efficient. However, there is a downside to the technology – doctors are hard pressed for time […]

Rajeev Rajagopal June 24, 2019 0

With the emphasis placed on value-based reimbursement, healthcare providers need to focus on ways to improve patient care and treatment outcomes. Medical chart review is an important process used to evaluate patient data to understand the particular health condition or disease and the results of treatment protocols. Chart review is also significant from the point […]

Julie Clements July 25, 2018 0

In a workers’ compensation claim, or a medical malpractice, personal injury or product liability case, the initial medical record analysis provides an overall view of the facts of the case. With most hospitals and other healthcare organizations transitioning to the electronic health record system, the service of a medical review company may prove a more […]

Rajeev Rajagopal June 27, 2018 0

EHR implementation was welcomed with great warmth by a large section of the healthcare community as well as medical-legal support service providers such as medical record retrieval companies, medical billing companies and so on. The HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act and the adoption of Meaningful Use standards speeded up EHR […]

The electronic medical record was expected to help cut back-office costs, improve quality of care and make important legal processes such as medical record retrieval easy and efficient. However, studies such as the one published on February 20th this year in the Journal of the American Medical Association (AMA) paint a different picture. The study […]

 

     

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