EHRs

College of St. Scholastica Provides Well-Rounded Education to Future EHR End-Users (Part 2 of 2)

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In this edition of the Healthcare Executive Talks podcast, we continue our conversation with Ryan Sandefer, HIM department chair at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn. This time around, we discuss the impact rapidly changing EHR technology is having on the academic industry accreditation standards for EHR curriculum.

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College of St. Scholastica Leads the Way with Integrating Technology into Medical Curriculum (Part 1 of 2)

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In this edition of the Healthcare Executive Talks podcast, Ryan Sandefer, HIM department chair at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn., discusses the integration of technology into academic curriculum, including academic EHRs and  data analytics software.

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Study Advises Healthcare Executives to be Aware of EHR Overload

Now that electronic health records are taking root within most hospitals and health systems, data on how they are helping or hindering those systems is gradually coming out. Chelsea Rice at HealthLeaders Media reports that EHRs have become “the latest source of information overload” for physicians. A research letter published in the Journal of the […]

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Healthcare IT Will Only Get More Complex in New Year

The end of an old year brings with it numerous end-of-year lists for all areas of our culture, and healthcare is no exception.  An article from ZDNet outlines five expected 2013 IT trends in healthcare, many of which will probably affect your organization. First, there’s “the continuing growth of ER.” As reporter Denise Amrich writes, […]

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Increased number of CT scans cause for concern

According to a June 13, 2012, story by Alice Park at Time.com’s Healthland, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that the use of imaging tests, such as CT scans and MRIs, grew tremendously between 1996 and 2010, with the use of CT scans tripling and MRIs quadrupling per […]

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