"A nurse from one of the largest private schools in our state said that our immunization records are the best looking and cleanest she has ever seen."

— Galen Y.K. Chock, MD, Honolulu, HI

 

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. 

Creating a Sustainable & Scalable Interface Solution

Posted Dec 19, 2014 Electronic Health Records

For many years, the HL7 interfaces between Amazing Charts and our various partners were point-to-point. This meant our partners had to establish some form of connectivity between their systems and each Amazing Charts practice.

While this was initially a workable solution, it put a tremendous...

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We’re Listening – Learn About Our Enhancement Request Program

Posted Dec 10, 2014 Electronic Health Records By Chris Conrad, Product Manager

We receive five or more EHR enhancement requests per day from users, and I read and save every single one of them. My name is Chris Conrad, and I joined the Amazing Charts team in early 2014 as the Product Manager with over 25 years of experience in healthcare software development.

We’ve made...

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EHR ICD-10 Series

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Clarifications on Meaningful Use (MU) Flexibility Rules

Posted Nov 21, 2014 Meaningful Use 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

EHR 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.

Not only does this reduce workplace efficiency by costing staff time and frustration, but it also greatly increases the risk of...

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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 

In Robin’s situation, Doctor One...

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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).

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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.

Without an interface between your EHR and...

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