Tag Archives: Linda Sullivan

There’s more than one way to hack

A recent article in Healthcare IT Newsdiscusses “Visual hacking” – not something we perhaps are as conscious of as we should be. For example, someone is standing near your desk and not even facing your computer but how easy is … Continue reading

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What does HIPAA look like on the hospital floor?

I recently spent quite a bit of time on a med-surg floor and was shocked to hear medical staff discussing patients by name while standing in the hallway. Contrast this with the hyper vigilance which is brought to bear by … Continue reading

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Get your app on — dictation from your iPhone

Where are we going with mobile apps around healthcare?  Someone remarked to me recently how much of a visionary Steve Jobs was and that while the company is still well run and producing some interesting products, the thrill is gone.  … 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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The end of Meaningful Use – How will it impact your work day?

Acting Administrator of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Andy Slavitt, recently confirmed that the Meaningful Use initiative will end sometime in 2016. The message from the medical community has finally been heard by the powers that be. Meaningful … Continue reading

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