We’ve rounded up the top medical records industry articles from the month of June 2020. Check out industry highlights from the last month below.
CMS Creates New Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics
Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced the formation of a new Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics. This new organization is an expansion under the Patients over Paperwork Initiative, whose mission is eliminating red tape in healthcare documentation. The office will work to make vital administrative processes increasingly more efficient and eliminate or modify outdated regulations that impede innovation.
EHR Data Enhances Understanding of COVID-19
The healthcare industry has historically been cautious when it comes to adopting new technologies. However, due to challenges posed by COVID-19, the industry has been swift to adapt, particularly regarding the use of data to reveal insights about the virus. Hear more thoughts on how data can be used to combat COVID-19 in this Fierce Healthcare article from COTA CEO Mike Doyle.
Ways to Improve Health IT Resilience During COVID-19
While much seems uncertain during the era of coronavirus, going back to basics can help strengthen an organization’s health IT systems. Learn five ways to keep improving your organization’s health IT, from data standards adoption to building repeatable and scalable searches for data sets.
Every Role Can Improve the Patient Experience
Creating a positive patient experience has become a standard of success across the healthcare industry. To drive sustainable improvements, hospitals and health systems need to be open to change and learn how people, processes, and technology can work in harmony to best serve patients. Becker’s Hospital Review shares more in their article from last month.