Healthcare EMR Blog

What Does the Future of Health IT hold?

August 22, 2012  |  by benw  |  Blog

As part of the leadup to Health IT week, and the simultaneous blog carnival, HIMSS is encouraging thought leadership on the question: How will health IT make a difference a year from now? At EMRSoap, we see health IT increasingly affecting us in the same way that other types of IT already have.  As a …

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ePHI Communication between Practices and Patients

August 20, 2012  |  by benw  |  Blog

As regularly noted, patients are concerned about their medical records going digital.  In a recent survey by the National Partnership for Women and Families, over half of respondents had trust reservations about their doctor’s abilities to protect their ePHI.  This is problematic for patient care.  Doctors should actively attempt to increase patient trust in ePHI …

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Beacon Communities demonstrate Health IT returns

August 16, 2012  |  by benw  |  Blog, News

As part of the national demonstration of Health IT’s positive returns to patient care, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, the ONC, funded 17 ‘Beacon Communities’ throughout the united states.  Approximately $15 million over 3 years was given to each of these communities, with the broad intent to create a collaborative community …

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Breaches Ruin Lives and Businesses

August 10, 2012  |  by benw  |  Blog, News

EMRSoap is passionate about protecting patient health information.  We’re committed to ensuring that doctors can care for patient’s health with neither party worrying about data leaks regarding that care.  The information is private, and deserves to stay that way.  It’s important.  The case of Mackenzie Gonzalez exemplifies that. Allegedly, her father’s employer, Wells Fargo, fired …

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EMRSoap Client Saves Big Lives

August 6, 2012  |  by benw  |  Blog

As HIT Consultants, it wouldn’t surprise anyone to learn that the EMRSoap office is a little nerdy.  We haven’t done a census, but there is at least one Lego Star Wars spaceship per desk. All the same, we think it’s impossible not to be sympathetic towards the iconic opposite of our nerdiness: the American tackle …

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