Implementing Electronic Patient Record and VIPS in Medical Hospital Wards: Evaluating Change in Quantity and Quality of Nursing Documentation by Using the Audit Instrument Cat-Ch-Ing.

Implementing Electronic Patient Record and VIPS in Medical Hospital Wards: Evaluating Change in Quantity and Quality of Nursing Documentation by Using the Audit Instrument Cat-Ch-Ing.

Introduction Computerization of nursing documentation is ongoing in large parts of Norwegian health care services. Application of Electronic Patient Record (EPR) will influence how patients experience continuity of care and how nurses can perform safe care (1). Nursing documentation can also be a tool in measuring nursing quality indicators (2) or performance of nursing care […]

The Role of a Clinical Operations Analyst in Implementing a Successful Electronic Medical Record.

The Role of a Clinical Operations Analyst in Implementing a Successful Electronic Medical Record.

Once an organizational decision is made to commit to an electronic medical record (EMR), concerted efforts to develop an effective implementation strategy soon follow. Successful implementation must result in the buy-in and willing participation of the medical staff. Physician executives who have embarked on EMR implementation have encountered at least three types of physicians; the […]

Health Insurance Issuers Implementing Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Requirements under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (US Department of Health and Human Services Regulation) (HHS) (2018 Edition)

Health Insurance Issuers Implementing Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Requirements under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (US Department of Health and Human Services Regulation) (HHS) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Health Insurance Issuers Implementing Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Requirements under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (US Department of Health and Human Services Regulation) (HHS) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 This document contains the interim final regulation implementing medical loss ratio (MLR) requirements for […]

Ten Commandments for Implementing Clinical Information Systems.

Ten Commandments for Implementing Clinical Information Systems.

The need for electronic health care information systems is entering into public debate. In his 2004 State of the Union address, President George Bush called on the health care industry to adopt electronic medical records, stating that such technology could “avoid dangerous medical mistakes, reduce costs, and improve care” (1). With its plans to spend […]