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If you think your hospital could be better prepared for an EMR downtime You’re probably right Downtime Protection Solutions are integral to every hospital's Emergency Contingency Plan because they provide access to patient data and registration workflows during EMR & Network downtime events. As you evaluate downtime solutions, please consider these 5 key lessons we uncovered [...]

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My Dinner with Downtime

Andre could see sickness wash over Wally’s face as he asked, “How much did we pay for our EMR?” Wally was hired as CIO to help Mercy Hospital prepare for their epic EMR implementation.  Their vendor selection was safe yet contentious and ruled by typical political tribes.  Soon after the decision disgruntled employees would hurl this vendor's [...]

Filed Under: Document Management Blog, Greg Park

Enhanced Informed Consent & eForms

As we abruptly return from our holiday cocoons and re-emerge into 2017, let’s consider some ways to serve our customers. Your customers are your patients, and my customers are…you! Right around the time I was experiencing a turkey overdose (ICD10 code T78.1), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its yearly proposed clinical [...]

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A Pic May Save Your Pick List

In a recently published DHHS paper, “Report on the Safe Use of Pick Lists in Ambulatory Care Settings”, providers were presented various recommendations to reduce order entry errors. One of the more significant DHHS recommendations was the assertion that patient photos in tandem with the EMR's order verification screens will reduce these same errors. This is [...]

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eForms Hocus Pocus

In our last blog we discussed the value of eForms and JavaScripts, and how to automatically value a text field with the date and time a digital signature was applied.  We then introduced the ability to design field logic to secure information security and privacy within your eForms. I am going to exaggerate an example [...]

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