Category Archives: Business

Understanding the business of healthcare information

Listen — Do you want to know a secret?

Psst!  Want to know a secret?  Dictation just got a whole lot easier thanks to NEMT’s new product called SpeakEZ™.  SpeakEZ™ allows you to dictate your reports anytime from anywhere using your iPhone.  Open the app, record and send.  It’s … Continue reading

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Medical scribes and the impact on EHR development

I recently attended a session at HIMSS16 entitled Rise of the Medical Scribe Industry – Risk to EHR Advancement presented by George Gellert, MD, MPH, MPA, and S. Luke Webster, MD of Christus Health. It’s common knowledge that the everyday … Continue reading

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HIMSS first blush

The first big piece of news out of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2016 convention in Las Vegas is a pledge on the part of 17 of the largest players in the EHR space committing to improve … Continue reading

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Employees pay 130% more for health care than a decade ago

Well there’s a depressing headline. “Marketwatch” published the story late last week, concluding that in 2015, employees of midsize and large companies paid an average of $4,700 for their health insurance. In 2005, the average was only $2,001. The Aon … Continue reading

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EMRs and the lost narrative

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) adoption since 2008 has been dramatic primarily driven by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (HITECH) and the Affordable Care Act of 2010.  While this list is not all inclusive, perhaps some of the … Continue reading

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