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As a rating and reviews website, AmericanEHR is a conduit for all kinds of customer feedback. This feedback, as you might suspect, can be less than flattering at times, and it goes without saying that it’s been a learning curve for vendors to figure out how to deal with the reality of negative commentary. Online…

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CES (formerly known as Consumer Electronic Show) officially kicked off yesterday, January 5th, 2017, at the Las Vegas Convention Centre. For those not familiar with CES, it has blossomed since it’s inception in 1967 to become one of the largest trade shows held in Las Vegas, hosting more than 170,000 attendees. As far as conferences…

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Advances in technology have fundamentally altered and inarguably improved the way we drive, shop and travel. Just ask anybody who uses Google Maps, Foodler or Uber. Sadly, however, information technology has failed to deliver so far in the most crucial service of all – healthcare.  This is at least partly because electronic health records (EHR)…

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With its world-class education, ever-expanding exhibition and exceptional networking opportunities, no other event brings the brightest minds in health and IT together like HIMSS17. We’re proud to be an endorser of HIMSS17.  Join 40,000+ like-minded peers from around the world at HIMSS17 in Orlando, where you’ll find: 300+ education programs A wide variety of topics,…

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Doctors complain about having to compete with–or, more often, correct–Doctor Google, and patients searching for medical answers online. But for every suspect Google search result or WebMD symptom check, there are untold swarms of social posts, shares, and comments that further dilute the reliability of online medical information. With the bluster and fury of the…

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  A few days ago, the Human Health Services’ (HHS) Office of Inspector General released a report highlighting the 10 biggest management and performance challenges the healthcare industry is facing, and yet again, EHRs and health IT have made it to the list. Healthcare is complex and the challenges we face today might take years…

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Stop Doctoring our Doctors

by on December 5, 2016

Psychotherapist and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl famously enjoyed quoting Nietzsche’s observation, “He who has a why to live for, can bear almost any how.” The more lay expression, “Where there’s a will, there’s a way,” covers similar ground. When we have a Why for doing something, the How can be cultivated. Determining how to do…

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Join ONC for one of two webinars where the Health IT Certification Program: Enhanced Oversight and Accountability Final Rule will be discussed on December 7, 2016 and December 14, 2016 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET. The Enhanced Oversight Final Rule updates the ONC Health IT Certification Program by creating a focused ONC direct review regulatory framework, aligning…

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PJ Carter in a blog explained how the lack of interoperability resulted in extreme physical pain to his father who had to go into an eye surgery for the repair of a detached retina. His father was told by his eye specialist that and an urgent operation had to carried out. The operation began, but…

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Guest Editorial On November 9th, 2016 the United States of America witnessed a major turnaround in the administration. Republican candidate Donald Trump was voted the 45th president-elect of the United States, leading with 279 electoral votes (now up to 290). Donald Trump plans to bring about numerous changes to “Make America Great Again,” and true to…

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AmericanEHR is proud to introduce free, one-on-one EHR phone consultations for US-based clinicians. If you or your organization is looking for a new EHR system, or if you’re simply unsatisfied with your existing EHR product, contact AmericanEHR today to have one of our EHR experts do a custom analysis for your practice. Using peer submitted EHR…

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