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  • Integrating a point-of-care assessment for pain and opioid risk

    Tina Joros
    July 16, 2018

    Integrating a point-of-care assessment for pain and opioid risk by Tina Joros. The opioid epidemic in the United States affects millions and is changing the landscape of patient care. Now more than ever, practitioners are seeking ways to improve the safety of opioid prescribing and reduce the potential for abuse, misuse and diversion. Read more…

  • Making forms a little less formidable

    Jennifer Bolduc, MD
    July 13, 2018

    Making forms a little less formidable. By Jennifer Bolduc, MD. All parents have experienced the pain of filling out form after form in the pediatrician’s office. The Children’s Clinic uses CHADIS to maximize the time patients and providers spend together during an office visit. Read more…

  • HL7®FHIR® DevDays comes to the U.S.

    Jeff Danford
    July 11, 2018

    Recently Health Level Seven International (HL7), the standards-developing organization for the exchange of electronic health information, hosted the inaugural FHIR DevDays in Boston, MA. This three-day extravaganza of all things FHIR consisted of presentations by leaders in healthcare IT, tutorials, a hackathon and a coding boot camp. Read more…

  • Interoperability’s new reality

    Tina Joros
    March 23, 2018

    The concept of interoperability is everywhere. We are moving beyond a 1:1, linear approach, to a robust network that enables us to move data in more directions than ever before Read more…

  • Turning medication non-adherence on its head

    Tina Joros
    March 09, 2018

    After helping my dad recover from bilateral knee replacement surgery, I was thankful that patients and caregivers have access to Meducation and a solution that can help them feel confident in managing their medications. Read more…

  • Interoperability for all

    Paul Black
    February 14, 2018

    Interoperability is the foundation for advancing healthcare. To do what’s best for patients, providers need to coordinate care across the entire continuum. And no one should settle for less. Read more…

  • 3 billion data shares (and counting)

    Jim Morrison
    January 18, 2018

    Allscripts hit another major utilization milestone at the end of 2017: our health IT ecosystem has enabled more than 3 billion API data shares in less than five years. Read more…

  • Turning appointment no-shows into revenue opportunities

    Tina Joros
    November 17, 2017

    Practices have been searching for effective ways to fill "no-show" appointments to make up for the lost revenue. But that’s not all it’s costing organizations. Read more…

  • A more proactive way to match patients to clinical trials

    Tina Joros
    October 18, 2017

    Our October App of the Month, ePatientFinder, enables providers to tap into patient data and identify chronic disease patients that may be a match for local clinical trials. Read more…

  • How to evaluate patient education strategies

    Tina Joros
    September 19, 2017

    When re-evaluating patient education, it is important to not only consider technology, such as the electronic health record (EHR), but also the quality of the educational content. Practices should ask themselves these questions. Read more…

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