Electronic Health Records

Indiana Health Group Patients Turn to Online Registration Forms

New patients can access and submit referral and registration paperwork via a link on the IHG website. That information is then passed on electronically to the billing, preauthorization departments, and scheduling departments, saving patients and staff time.

Chris Byers November 21, 2017

How Penn Medicine’s EHR Conversion Yielded an Integrated Revenue Integrity Department

In addition to measuring metrics at each EHR go-live stage, the budding revenue integrity structure included revenue reconciliation committees at each hospital to review department charge capture daily. Ultimately, the revenue integrity department would support the clinical areas for each of these committees long-term to ensure sustainability.

Technology: Jill Richards August 29, 2017

Medical Records are Prime Hunting Grounds for Hackers

Medical records contain data that hackers crave, so be sure to protect your systems from attack by evaluating EHR and mobile app security, among other steps.

Chris Byers July 17, 2017

How South Shore Health System Protected Revenue During an EHR Transition

South Shore Health System created a formal revenue integrity department to mitigate revenue loss during its EHR transition and to monitor and track progress after implementation.

Lisa A. Eramo May 15, 2017

An EHR Implementation Road Map Enhances ROI

A roadmap can help hospitals and health systems determine the best use of EHRs toward broader clinical and financial objectives.

Ralph Fargnoli May 11, 2017

Reframing CPOE to Emphasize Patient Care Management

CHRISTUS Health’s George Conklin describes how the implementation of computerized patient order entry was smoothed by getting significant physician input.

George Conklin February 23, 2017

Ask the Experts: Meaningful Use

How do hospitals that have demonstrated meaningful use record the payments?

HFMA February 16, 2017

HFMA Executive Survey: Electronic Health Records and Meaningful Use

Almost one-quarter of organizations spent more than $7,500 per bed in 2012 to achieve or maintain meaningful use, according to a survey of more than 100 hospital and health system CFOs.

HFMA September 25, 2013

Medicare Incentive Payments for Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records

This P&P Board issue analysis addresses certain accounting and reporting issues resulting from incentive payments under the Medicare program for the meaningful use of EHR technology.

HFMA October 17, 2012
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