Medication adherence: High tech still needs a personal touch September 09, 2016 By Marc O'Connor Where do the capabilities of healthcare technology end and the need for the human hand begin to deliver top value for managed care executives? Bridging pharmacy automation and EMRs March 10, 2016 By Anthony Vecchione As hospitals and health systems consolidate, hospital pharmacy directors tackle interoperability between pharmacy automation and EMRs. Here are some of the issues. ONC finalizes roadmap for interoperability March 12, 2015 By Cassie M. Chew A nationwide interoperability roadmap released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in January outlines a set of critical actions healthcare players need to take between now and 2024 to get to a fax machine-free future. Modernizing the delivery of healthcare applications November 21, 2014 By Geoff Schillare An acute care facility replaces unproductive PCs with zero clients and no click access authentication, resulting in improved quality of care (WEBINAR) ICD-10: Expert Views on Preparation November 11, 2014 The ICD-10 transition represents a major update to how providers get paid, impacting almost every aspect of service delivery, billing, claims processing and reimbursement. Three operational changes that healthcare organizations can make to help reign in ever-rising healthcare costs October 29, 2014 By Todd Ebert Healthcare organizations can implement operational changes to control spiraling healthcare costs, which will account for nearly 20% of the country's GDP by 2021. PODCAST: Path to EMR implementation remains a bumpy one The electronic medical record (EMR) has become a fact of life for many dermatologists while others are hesitant to change the way they have practiced and have resisted switching to this form of record keeping. Daniel Siegel, M.D., discusses the ramifications of EMR adoption and outlines the path toward adoption of this technology. An EHR primer An EHR should streamline the workflow of all who interact with it. The difficulties surrounding interoperability are the most significant obstacles to achieving a streamlined workflow. EMRs enhance aesthetic practices June 27, 2013 By Heather Onorati Electronic medical record (EMR) systems should be considered the digital foundation of a medical practice, allowing practitioners to streamline everything from marketing to scheduling.