Latest CoreTech News

Latest CoreTech News

Your Physical Environment

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Wednesday, 29 February 2012 20:04

Joint Commission standard:

EC.02.06.01 The hospital establishes and maintains a safe, functional environment.

If you are in or around the healthcare environment you know that when people hear the words “Joint Commission” they tend to get nervous. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), an independent, nonprofit organization, conducts a quality assessment of about 80 percent of all hospitals in the United States every three years.

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Healthcare Mobile Apps

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Thursday, 26 January 2012 03:33

We’ve become all too familiar with the catch phrase “there’s an app for that.” It’s become cliché and in my opinion a bit worn out but let’s forget about the toys; the light saber apps and the Samuel L. Jackson soundboard and think about the real possibilities for mobile apps.

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Electronic Health Records

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Thursday, 26 January 2012 03:21

What are Electronic Health Records (EHRs)? Simply put, EHRs are electronic records of patient charts, medical history, and information. They are also real-time records that offer the ability to see everything about patients health all in one place.

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Rural Hospitals Pushed to Implement EHR

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Thursday, 26 January 2012 03:07

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is pushing the healthcare industry to go digital by implementing the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act).

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Electronic vs Paper-A typical question

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Thursday, 22 December 2011 14:37

In this era of electronic document management, a common topic of discussion for medical practices is whether or not to move to an EMR system, or stay with paper?

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