Managing External Health Information

Lorman

As we move into a new era of health care with the increased exchange of medical records in order to provide better, more coordinated care, the question of what information received from outside an organization should be included in a medical record takes on new importance. What with health homes, personal health records, and health information exchanges, as well as increased involvement by patients using digital tools like smart watches and smart phone apps, there is a torrent of information being directed at medical records, and it is essential to understand what belongs there and what should be rejected, and how. This information may come in the form of unsolicited health information, for example, information that is volunteered by patients or by other health care providers, either at the time the patient arrives for treatment or thereafter, and in some cases even after the patient has been discharged.
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This video showcases a case on how we drove the vision of a UK-based healthcare company forward by developing a user-friendly homecare portal. 

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Strategies to Access, Interpret and Get Results From Your Company's Health Care Data

Lorman

The "old fashioned way" no longer works. Most firms still operate health plans the old fashioned way without connecting the dots between plan data and predictable health risk exposures - even though studies show that over 70 percent of costly illnesses are predictable. Under the old fashioned scenario, plans are still administrated without the benefit of leading edge technology that easily measures and manages workforce health risk that is based on member engagement and automation.
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Some organizations are moving beyond the preliminary stages of vendor neutral archive start-up. This session will highlight three recent enterprise imaging challenges - and solutions - at a large regional medical center. During this webinar, you’ll learn: How this large regional player faced the challenges to operationalize the
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Not Just Tiny Humans: Conducting Pediatric Clinical Trials

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When it comes to the conduct of pediatric clinical trials, there are a number of things you need to consider in order to ensure the successful conduct of a study. While we can’t predict the outcome, planning ahead for appropriate site and subject selection will take you one step closer. From study design to logistics to recruitment, this webinar will look at the key differences between studies conducted in pediatric populations and studies conducted in adult populations.
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Legal Issues Facing Health Care Workers on a Daily Basis

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Nurses are expected to do more with less, to work long hours, and to deliver high standard of care. Government regulations, state laws and the threat of litigation lingering require that nurses remain knowledgeable of the latest and most current information that affects their clinical practice and be aware of the legal implication of documentation in the medical record regardless whether it is an electronic format or handwritten. Understanding the legal implications of health care is frequently stated Its not if you get sued but when you get sued.There has been an increase in the number of malpractice cases in part, due to an increased awareness of patients' and consumers' rights. Nurses have to bear heavy responsibilities. Failure to fulfill these responsibilities may result in allegations of negligence that can lead to malpractice lawsuits. Allegations of negligence can arise against a nurse from almost any action or failure to act that result in patient injury. This information addresses related laws and regulations, malpractice, and ways of preventing malpractice allegations by defining the relevant issues nurses are facing in health care on a daily basis.
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This video showcases a case on how we drove the vision of a UK-based healthcare company forward by developing a user-friendly homecare portal. 

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