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4 main objectives of Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program

4 main objectives of Promoting Interoperability (PI) Program

  CMS proposes to replace Meaningful Use with “Promoting Interoperability” Program with an aim to reduce redundancies and provide patients access to quality healthcare. The main goal of highlighting Interoperability as a fundamental feature is to ensure that the hospitals and providers are technologically and policy-wise equipped to help create a seamless flow of health data information between …continue reading

Promoting Mental Health In Your Practice’s Work Environment

Promoting Mental Health In Your Practice’s Work Environment

This year’s theme for World Mental Health Day is mental health in the workplace. Good mental health in the workplace contributes to increased productivity, stronger coworker relationships, and helps save on costly employee healthcare. According to a recent article from bustle.com, it was revealed that about one in four Americans cited their work environment as …continue reading

Are There Enough Minority Organ Donors in the USA?

Are There Enough Minority Organ Donors in the USA?

As we enter Minority Donor Awareness Week, let’s take some time to reflect on how racial demographics apply to organ donors and recipients. In order to raise awareness with your patients, you may want to take some time to discuss their organ donor status, and how they can help increase availability and make waiting list …continue reading

How You Can Join the Fight to Eliminate Viral Hepatitis

How You Can Join the Fight to Eliminate Viral Hepatitis

In the honor of World Hepatitis Day and those affected by this disease, let’s reflect on the progress in the fight against viral hepatitis, and consider the work remaining to eradicate it. Additionally, for patient self-care, we’ve provided a list from the CDC about the risks associated with the disease. Also, we’ve provided reminders of …continue reading

Preparing Student-Patients For The New School Year

Preparing Student-Patients For The New School Year

The leisure time of summer is filled with fun family activities, and it’s also a unique opportunity to engage with your patients regarding the necessary immunizations and medical documentation they will need before returning to school. Schools for K-12, colleges, and universities will resume classes sometime from mid-to-late August to early September. It’s important to …continue reading

Standard Sterile Procedure Reminder for World AIDS Vaccine Day

Standard Sterile Procedure Reminder for World AIDS Vaccine Day

When performing any invasive procedure, such as collecting blood samples, the practitioner incurs a potential risk of exposure to viruses and infections. Clinicians need to remain ever-vigilant to the chance of contracting HIV through a needlestick injury even though the possibility is extremely unlikely. So, in celebration of AIDS Vaccine Day, we’ve provided you and …continue reading

Compliancy Webinar & EHR Benefits to Treat Your Practice

Good Morning! This week’s EHR newsletter brings you three sweet treats for Valentine’s Day: HIPAA compliant data protection, productivity with EHRs, and improving patient experiences. Be sure to sign up for Compliancy Group’s HIPAA compliance webinar next week February 22nd at 10am PST. Happy reading, The PrognoCIS Team What’s Trending in EHR? HIPAA Compliant Data …continue reading

EHR Interoperability Continues Moving Forward

EHR Interoperability Continues Moving Forward

Efficient healthcare requires widespread and effective communication among primary care providers for sensitive personal health information in order to properly and successfully perform their functions. Along with the need to make this information readily available, there is a need to protect information from unpermitted access. This is where the concept of interoperability of healthcare data …continue reading