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  1. ECRI Releases HIT Hazards List

    Inadequate device cleaning was the number one technology hazard in ECRI’s latest list of risks. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. Three Quarters Of Hospitals Have A Basic EHR

    According to a study published by Health Affairs, more than three quarters of U.S. hospitals now have at least a basic EHR system in place. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Boston Children’s Hospital Turns To Hollywood To Improve Simulators

    urgical simulators get boosted with Hollywood special effects for more realistic experiences. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Patients Willing To Link Facebook To Healthcare

    A survey of more than 5,000 patients showed many had an interest in linking their social media and EHR in order to fuel research. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Few ICD-10 Claims Denied Due To Coding Errors

    According to CMS, while about 10 percent of claims submitted since the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 have been rejected, few have been denied due to coding errors. By Katie Wike, contributing writer 

  6. Twitter Reveals Hospital Quality

    According to researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital, Twitter can be a valuable resource when it comes to measuring hospital quality. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Online Access To Health Records Rising

    According to an ONC data brief, access to online health records is on the rise. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  8. Patients See More Data Sharing Than Docs

    According to an ONC brief, more than half of physicians share information with their patients while data sharing between providers has only increased slightly. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. Emergency Department Information System Vendors Ranked

    A Peer60 report highlights the top 10 ED software vendors. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. RFID, Voice Recognition, Mobile, And Cloud Transform Clinical Documentation

    Post-EHR era application automates physician EHR documentation, patient check-in, and traffic flow. By Christine Kern, contributing writer