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Do EHRs Improve Quality of Care?

Over the past few years, use of electronic health records (EHRs) have grown exponentially. However, there has not been definitive proof that EHRs help improve quality and lower costs of health care. This article reviews whether having complementary [...]

November 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Cheating the system

The controversial practice of using electronic health record (EHR) systems to “upcode” Medicare claims has attracted the attention of policymakers and triggered targeted audits by the Department of Health and Human Services. “Upcoding” [...]

October 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Provocateurs – Episode 2

The July episode of the Provocateurs is LIVE on YouTube featuring Renée Volny Darko, Cedric Dark, Tyree Winters and a guest appearance by Todd Johnson. Watch it [...]

July 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Health Information Exchanges [Podcast]

http://www.aaem.org/publications/podcasts/emergency-physician-advocates CLICK THE ABOVE BANNER TO SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES     Health Information Exchanges  In this Policy Prescriptions® edition of the AAEM Emergency Physicians Advocates [...]

June 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

To scan or not to scan

Image by: Simon James (Flickr / Creative Commons) As medical imaging is becoming more powerful and readily available, we are seeing increasing utilization across all fields of medicine. These advancements in technology have undoubtedly aided in the [...]

June 2, 2014 // 1 Comment

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