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EHR Vendors: Are You Ready for Standards Changes Coming Soon to ePrescribing?

Among all the requirements, three related to electronic prescribing (ePrescribing) may have escaped the attention of electronic health record (EHR) vendors. They are: the hard cutover to NCPDP SCRIPT 2017071 in 2020 and the adoption of two new ePrescribing functionalities related to opioid prescribing, which will be required of hospitals. Vendors should act now to ensure readiness in time for January 2020.

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Researchers use Artificial Intelligence, Clinical Data to Create Prediction Tool for Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Researchers used a large set of clinical data from patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis, along with machine learning, a form of artificial intelligence, to discover and validate a tool that predicts disease outcomes at five years. Dr. Eaton says such a tool is urgently needed to better define potential outcomes for patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis and select patients to participate in future clinical trials.

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Zipnosis Covers 4 Ways Telemedicine is Changing Healthcare

The industry of telemedicine is at a tipping point, expanding far beyond interactions between physicians and patients into entirely new ways to deliver healthcare and practice medicine. In recognition of this phenomenon, Phoenix-based Banner Health, a trendsetter with a robust history employing this technology, will scrap the term telemedicine in the future and employ the expression virtual health.

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Defining Today's Digital Patient

Today, care communication and delivery mean more than just what occurs within the hospital. For the vulnerable, the elderly, or the military, there’s a wider range for what “healthcare” means – especially once patient care goes digital. Connecting the patient to the health provider has become a basic in patient engagement, and industry innovators are using this core value to redefine care today. 

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eHI Welcomes Fitbit as it's Newest Member

You may have one on your wrist, but we have one on our leadership team! Fitbit is eHI's newest member. Although you may be familiar with the company, you may not know that Fitbit is working to support population health initiatives and is on the cutting edge of health IT with their open API's and algorithmic benchmarks. Count your steps to our December leadership meeting and meet Amy McDonough, Chief Operating Officer at Fitbit.

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Extending the Case for Digital: Health Plan Members Speak

Healthcare consumers’ appetite for digital is keener than ever. Cognizant's exclusive study reveals 10 key findings that will help health plans refine their digital member experience strategies in 2018 and beyond.

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"Happy Health IT Week From The eHI Team"

U.S. National Health IT Week (NHIT Week) is a nationwide awareness week focused on catalyzing actionable change within the U.S. health system through the application of information and technology. Founded by HIMSS and the Institute for e-Policy in 2006, the week-long celebration is comprised of partner-driven activities and events led by the efforts of national health stakeholders. Participants range from the Administration, congressional, federal and state agencies, providers, non-profit organizations and more. Virtually, in Washington DC and beyond, National Health IT Week stakeholders collaborate towards actionable outcomes which demonstrate the power information and technology has to transform health in the U.S., and its wide-reaching global impact.

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Virence Health Technologies

“eHI is looking forward to working with Virence Health Technologies on a variety of initiatives to that will leverage technology and analytics to support value based care."

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eHI welcomes BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence Innovation As Its Newest Member

eHI welcomes BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence Innovation as its newest member! The BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence & Innovation is devoted to helping healthcare organizations achieve optimal clinical and financial performance. Drawing on a wide range of resources and a collaborative approach, our professionals create value for our clients through customized solutions.

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Healthcare Technology Innovator Accelerates Diabetes Prevention in the Cloud

Solera Health is successfully fighting type 2 diabetes. Its secret? Using Microsoft Office 365 to give its distributed workforce the power to easily communicate and collaborate with health plans, diabetes prevention programs, and patients in a highly secure way. The company uses Microsoft Azure and Power BI to analyze member data, identify those at risk for type 2 diabetes, and connect them with best-fit diabetes prevention programs (DPP).

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