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Rise of the Scribes
Busy physicians struggling to stay in step with documentation requirements may find medical scribes to be a welcome addition to their staff.

Featured Articles
Tame the Big Data Beast
Telemedicine Faces Off Against Chronic Disease
Navigate the CDI Divide

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News (view archive)

• HHS Announces Timetable for Shift to Value-Based Care

• Big Data to Be Used to Combat Cancer

• AMA to ONC: EHR Certification Headed in the Wrong Direction

• ONC Names First Chief Health Information Officer

• FDA Clarifies the Line Between Wellness and Regulated Medical Devices

Blog Speak

Endo Musings: EMR Detracts From Patient Experience

How to Fast Track Your Outpatient Clinical Documentation Program

Why We Need to Leave ICD-9 Behind

Spotlight on Protected Health Information

Balancing Mobile Convenience and PHI Security

Does Government Surveillance Pose a Threat to PHI?

Disclosure Management — More Complicated Than Ever

By the Numbers


According to a study in Health Affairs, in 2013, this percentage of office-based physicians had adopted some type of EHR. Additionally, 30% of physicians routinely used capabilities for secure messaging with patients; 24% routinely provided patients with the ability to view their health record online, download it, or transmit it; and 14% shared data with providers outside their organization.

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