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    5 LinkedIn Groups Worth Every HIM Professional’s Time

    There are several social media platforms to choose from, but none of them are as professionally oriented as LinkedIn. For HIM professionals, the networking site is a great resource to gather industry information, participate in active discussions, connect with other professionals, and post job listings. There are a wide variety of groups to join, and…

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    6 Questions to Ask When Vetting Medical Record Scanning Companies

    With limited resources to spend on new technology, hiring a medical record scanning vendor to improve HIM processes and workflow is an important decision. To make the most out of your investment, and to ensure a successful implementation, proper communication between the HIM director and the vendor is essential. Questions to ask vendors to avoid…

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    Are Hybrid Medical Records a Serious Patient Safety Concern?

    When discussing the EHR Incentive Program one thing is for certain; it has produced a monumental change within healthcare in the United States. In fact, according to the Office of the National Coordinator, hospital adoption of EHR systems has increased more than five-fold since 2008. With the rapid push to digitize patient medical records, hybrid…

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    3 Common, but Overlooked, Medical Record Indexing Challenges

    We have all been there. That moment when you think you have all the answers. You’ve identified every potential problem, and created a plan to prevent them. Yet when the moment of truth comes, something thought to be as simple as night and day doesn’t go to plan and ends up derailing all of your…

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    4 Ways EMRs Help Physicians Provide Better Care

    When a patient visits a nephrologist and is prescribed medication to help relieve kidney complications caused by diabetes, all is well, right? Not exactly. What if that patient is currently on medication that was prescribed by an endocrinologist that could have an adverse reaction to the medicine that his kidney specialist just prescribed? According to…

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    Solve Patient Indexing Errors Once and for All

    The emergence of electronic medical records has helped healthcare facilities reduce their reliance on the paper chart. One of the many positives of shifting to electronic medical records has been the reduced odds of misfiled paper charts, which causes facilities pain in the form of wasted time, and can increase the potential for poor patient…

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    Solarity Increases Efficiency, Not Implementation Time Requirements

    In any healthcare facility, the decision to purchase software can be a long, complex process where many questions are asked regarding the implementation process and the time requirements from the IT department. At EDCO Health Information Solutions, we understand both IT and HIM professionals’ time is valuable, so we keep it simple for you. Solarity® was…

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    5 Blogs (and Websites) Every HIT Professional Should Follow

    Are you a health information technology professional trying to keep up with IT news and innovations in healthcare technology? That can be hard in today’s fast-paced society where change is the only thing that stays the same. Here is a list of blogs and websites that will make you the most well-informed health information technology…

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    5 Blogs (and Websites) Every HIM Professional Should Follow

    In healthcare’s ever-changing world where technology innovations and government mandates seem continual, it’s vital for health information management and health information technology professionals to stay up to date on industry information. In this article, we explore five blogs (and websites) that will help keep health information managers in the know on current and potential changes…

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    Stop the Medical Record Indexing Insanity

    As reimbursement shifts to a value-based scale, HIM departments are becoming even more critical to the delivery of patient care as more focus is put on managing the use, and exchange, of patient data within the electronic health record. Unfortunately, many HIM departments are being asked to be more productive with fewer resources available. So,…

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