Featured Document Management Articles

  1. The Problem With Consumerism In Healthcare

    Many industry leaders championed a free market approach to healthcare during the 12th Annual World Health Care Congress last week. Here are a few key reasons why I don’t think this model is “the fix” our industry so desperately needs.

  2. Ochsner’s ECM Overhaul

    In an effort to achieve content consistency and enhance efficiency, Ochsner Health System replaced three document management systems with a single ECM solution.

  3. Is Technology To Blame For Physician Burnout?

    According to a recent Medscape survey, 46% of physicians say they are burned out. How much is the drive towards health IT adoption contributing to this epidemic?

  4. The ONC’s Olive Branch

    Just when the Meaningful Use program was on life support, the ONC makes two key announcements that seem to have healthcare leaders rallying around the program (and the organization) once again.

  5. The Future Of Healthcare Depends On Price Transparency

    A new Harris Poll suggests cost fears keep many people from visiting the doctor even if they are insured. This telling data is yet another illustration of the need for price transparency in healthcare.

  6. HIMSS15 Provides Both Clarity & Confusion

    Interoperability and Population Health Management were once again the hottest topics at the health IT industry’s largest conference. The event helped to clarify efforts in one of these areas while muddling the messages delivered in the other.

  7. A Passionate Defense Of Scribes

    It is clear there is a major amount of tension around the cumbersome technology associated with most EHRs. Unfortunately, some are blaming the technology’s limitations on the ever-popular Medical Scribe. Many have gone as far as to insinuate the use of medical scribes is the reason why technology is not developing quickly to resolve EHR problems – this is like saying that citizens paying their taxes are to blame for the government not seeking to balance the budget and exercise appropriate fiscal control. By Michael Murphy, MD, CEO, ScribeAmerica

  8. Moving Beyond The EHR

    What technologies will shape the future of healthcare as the industry ventures into the looming “post-EHR era”?

  9. VNA: A Better Way To Archive

    Given today’s broad healthcare challenges, it’s hard to be neutral about Vendor Neutral Archiving (VNA). Given its ability to translate data to a standardized format and enable communication across disparate IT systems, hospital departments, and enterprises, the VNA addresses today’s most crucial healthcare issues – enabling patient data communication across the continuum of care, creating a more complete patient record, and supporting Meaningful Use. Moreover, after years of little control over PACS and other important data, a VNA puts providers back in the driver’s seat and relegates vendors a secondary position. By Greg Strowig, COO, TeraMedica, Inc.

  10. Provider-To-Provider Response Time Cut Using Clinical Communications Platform

    Physicians can more easily connect with one another allowing them to focus on what really matters – providing excellent patient care. By Karla Paris, contributing writer