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  • Contributing Writer · September 6, 2011

    HIPAA Breaches: Small-scale snooping is most common

    Privacy and security of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are pivotal to widespread acceptance and adoption of these technologies. The federal government as well as many other sources are encouraging the uptake of EHRs, yet concern over the security of such records remains an issue for...

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  • Contributing Writer · August 29, 2011

    Community Health Centers Need Quality EHR Systems Too

    Over 20 million people in the US receive their primary health care from federally qualified health centers (FQHC). These health centers focus on providing care to those who are uninsured, rely on public programs such as Medicaid and those with private coverage. With over 7900...

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  • Contributing Writer · August 29, 2011

    Hospital Medical Coding in the Health IT Age

    As the 2013 ICD-10 deadline looms, the need to abstract almost 20,000 diagnosis codes – a complex undertaking already - will soon become a labyrinth of over 150,000 codes. This would be significant enough to make any hospital take notice, without the additional squeeze on...

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  • Contributing Writer · August 25, 2011

    Practice Fusion Connect - Then and Now

    Last November was Practice Fusion’s first-ever user conference — a huge success and milestone in Practice Fusion history. The event was a mix of keynote speeches, exciting EHR feature launches, educational breakout sessions, and much more. We announced our 5 million patient milestone and we...

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  • Contributing Writer · August 22, 2011

    Take Meaningful Use Action: Check Drug Interaction Settings

    It is very easy to fulfill the drug interaction check requirement for Meaningful Use. Practice Fusion enables drug-drug and drug allergy alerts by default. As long as these alerts are enabled for the entirety of your 90 day Meaningful Use reporting period, you fulfill this...

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