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A Second Opinion

Welcome to the Amazing Charts blog, “A Second Opinion.” Blogs are written by a variety of people who work at Amazing Charts, as well as corporate partners and other guests. 

Clarifications on Meaningful Use (MU) Flexibility Rules

Posted Nov 21, 2014 By Kate Vander Wiede, Business Analyst

Summary of Call with CMS

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Slaying the ICD-10 Dragon with a Battle Plan

Posted Nov 17, 2014 By Catherine Lehmann, RN, MPA

Part One - ICD-10 Series

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The Price of Double Entry

Posted Oct 24, 2014

One significant drawback of using an EHR with a non-integrated Practice Management (PM) system is double entry: the need to manually key information into both systems....

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GUEST POST: The Cancer Olympics and Projected EHR

Posted Oct 17, 2014 By James Legan

In her book, The Cancer Olympics, Robin McGee described being diagnosed with stage IIIC colorectal cancer after two years and four doctors. Mistakes made in the EHR were partly responsible for such a serious diagnostic delay.

Doctor One - Omitted Family History 

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(FULLY Integrated - Coming November 2014!)

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Understanding the importance of the HIPAA Security Rule is imperative for proper handling of Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI). Here are three reasons why compliance is necessary:

ONE: To ensure you’re acting in the best interest of your patients
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An interface is a connection between a laboratory, radiology provider, or other agency and your EHR, allowing data to flow in automatically. Interfaces are used meaningfully by healthcare organizations all over the world to improve patient care....

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How to Leverage the Amazing Charts Patient Portal

Posted Aug 26, 2014 By Catherine Lehmann, RN, MPA

Part Five - Preventive Medicine Blog Series

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How to Leverage Email with Amazing Charts

Posted Aug 21, 2014 By Catherine Lehmann, RN, MPA

Part Four - Preventive Medicine Blog Series

In part three of the preventive medicine blog series we covered, “How to Leverage Reminders in Amazing Charts” and listed email as one vehicle for delivering reminders to patients. Now, we will cover this form of communication in detail, as there are...

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How to Leverage Reminders in Amazing Charts

Posted Aug 12, 2014 By Catherine Lehmann, RN, MPA

Part Three - Preventive Medicine Blog Series

Reminders are one of several Clinical Decision Support (CDS) tools available in Amazing Charts to help you practice preventive medicine. There are two types of reminders: patient reminders and staff reminders. Let's look at both kinds. 

Patient...

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