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Intranets -- From EMR to ER and Beyond

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Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: September 1999


In the article, "Next Generation: How Internet Technology Propels the Electronic Medical Record" (Journal of AHIMA, September 1999), we spotlighted a few of the many facilities using Web technology for the EMR. A complete list of facilities with similar systems is probably beyond the scope of t....

HL7 Overview

Author: Quinn, John

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 1999


As one of the co-developers of Health Level Seven (HL7), I am very close to the issue. So in describing it, I'm going to start with the basics, beginning with the current definition that has evolved over HL7's brief existence:

"The Health Level Seven (HL7) Standard, an ANSI approved....

EMR Education for a Student Health Center

Author: Burgess, Barbara

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 1999


How does a busy student health center on a state university campus implement an electronic health record? This is the story of how Hall Health Primary Care Center (HHPCC), a community-based primary care center at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle, did just that.

On the Line: Professional Practice Solutions

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Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: June 1999


Q: I work in a skilled nursing facility and want to know if it is mandatory for all states to use Resource Utilization Groups III (RUGS III). If so, when was the deadline?
Q: Where can I find information about a system that will allow for the electronic transmission of Minimum....

Desperately Seeking Smart Cards

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Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: May 1999


The Department of Defense issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a personal identification card that can be used in conjunction with systemwide computer-based patient records system. Currently, most chip-based smart cards hold eight to 16 kilobytes, but the department is looking for a ....

Building a Better CPR in Ambulatory Care

Author: Zender, Anne

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 1999


In implementing a computer-based patient record (CPR), an organization must address these questions: How can we integrate what the product does with our own strategic vision? And how can we justify the cost of installing a system?

While it is not widely used, the evolu....

Implementing the CPR: A Journey

Author: Frohwerk, Art

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: March 1999


Implementing a CPR system is a major change for any organization. The author offers an approach to managing this change, including critical factors, characteristics of winning solutions, and the highlights of this journey.

Many think of a CPR as merely a software and hardware "prod....

What Winning CPR Implementations Can Teach Us

Author: Fuller, Sandra R.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: January 1999



"Perhaps the single most important characteristic of successful CPR implementations is the view that the implementation is not finished, and that any CPR implementation is a means to achieve improvements in healthcare quality, cost, and access, not an end in itself."

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HIM Metamorphosis

Author: Kalata, Marcia

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1998



Five years ago, if someone had told me my organization would construct a new building without a chart room and would require half as many medical record clerks and that coders would work without stacks of charts at their desks, I'd have thought they were from a different planet. But....

IT Implementation Requires HIM Expertise

Author: Didear, Kay

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1998


Implementing a computer-based patient record (CPR) begins long before the first installment of software is loaded. This process significantly benefits from the skills and expertise health information management professionals bring to the table. But don't assume that your healthcare m....

Government Moves Ahead with CPR Endeavor

Author: Blumenthal, Jane E

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1998


Though issues about establishing an inter-departmental computer-based patient record (CPR) between the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have been on the table for a long time, real action toward a CPR began in November 1997, according to Colonel Lynn....

Continuous Speech Recognition: What You Should Know

Author: Clark, Holly

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1998


Is speech recognition a futuristic dream, an emerging technology, or a current reality? How vital is speech input to a computerized patient record strategy? How can you influence your organization to investigate speech recognition options that best meet its needs? There are no simple answers t....

State of the Computer-based Patient Record

Author: Amatayakul, Margret

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1998


Value, experiments, promises, disappointments, hype, compromises, and change all characterize the status of the computer-based patient record (CPR). An industry expert offers some perspective on where the CPR has been and where it's going.

In 1873, Florence Nightingale lamented her....

Components of the CPR: An Overview

Author: Martin, Tom; Fuller, Sandra R.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: October 1998


To better participate in the implementation of the CPR, it's important that HIM professionals understand the nuts and bolts of a system. Here's an overview from the ground up.
Across the nation, the implementation of computer-based patient record (CPR) progresses -- slowly but steadily.....

Journal Q&A (6/98)

Author: AHIMA Staff

Source: AHIMA Q and A

Publication Date: June 02, 1998


Q: As part of our emergency preparedness drill, we were instructed to develop a plan to continue operations in the event of a tornado. Where do I start?

A: To develop a plan for tornadoes or any other emergency, first determine the needs of your customers. What information m....

Journal Q&A (2/98)

Author: AHIMA Staff

Source: AHIMA Q and A

Publication Date: February 02, 1998


Q: I have been asked to head up a committee assigned the task of selecting the hardware and software applications that are to become the platform for our organization's computerized medical record (CPR). Our committee is composed of representatives of all the "end users" of the CPR. The vastne....

On The Line: Professional Practice Solutions...

Author: Rhodes, Harry B.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: February 1998


Q: I have been asked to head up a committee assigned the task of selecting the hardware and software applications that are to become the platform for our organization's computerized medical record (CPR). Our committee is composed of representatives of all the "end users" of the CPR. The vastne....

Implementing the Wireless Computerized Patient Record

Author: Rhodes, Harry B.

Source: Journal of AHIMA

Publication Date: July 1997


The ability to provide timely, relevant, and accurate in-formation to the healthcare decision maker at the point of care is a critical success factor for any provider. For enterprises that operate in extremely competitive healthcare markets, the ability to meet this challenge could mean the d....

Wireless Computing May Be the Ambulatory Answer

Author: Kuehn, Lynn

Source: Brief Encounter

Publication Date: June 02, 1997


Society has accepted the fact that telephones function very well without wires, freeing us from desktop chains. So, why not accept the fact that computing can happen the same way -- wireless, yet fully connected? PC Tablets

The technology exists today to create wireless local area....

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