What is remote patient monitoring? Remote patient monitoring is a method of healthcare delivery that leverages technology to move care delivery out of the traditional healthcare settings to the patient’s location.Read more
Category: Clinical Skills
What Is Real Time Eligibility / Patient Eligibility Verification?
What is real time eligibility (RTE) or electronic patient eligibility verification? Here is a quick description of the technology and process or RTE in a clinical setting.Read more
What Is Clinical Decision Support?
What is clinical decision support? Learn about how clinical decision support tools help clinicians to make smarter decisions using data that is relevant to the care being delivered.Read more
What Is A Patient Portal? About Online Patient Portals
What is a patient portal, and what can it be used for? Do patient portals make communications with physicians any easier? Found out here, and learn about the top patient portals.Read more
Clinical Terminology For Healthcare IT
Clinical Terminology For Healthcare IT. Learn key clinical terms that can help if you are a technical person who wants to know more about Healthcare IT.Read more
What is Electronic Prescribing? Surescripts, DrFirst, EPCS Controlled Substances
To patients, e-prescribing is simply the electronic version of a paper prescription order. This is true, but the supporting technology also covers the entire process of order creation, tracking, fulfillment of prescriptions, as well as the database maintenance of the prescribing physicians, clinic locations, pharmacies, and benefits checking.Read more
Alert fatigue in Healthcare is a symptom of improperly configured technology systems that present excessive, false, or irrelevant warnings, leading users to mentally tune them out over time. This can lead to dangerous outcomes for patients and clinical users…Read more
Who Is The Physician Champion?
The Physician Champion is a physician who has chosen to take on the role of liaison between a group of clinical users and the technical staff who implements technology. They are critical to the success of complex clinical technology projects…Read more
What Is Population Health Management?
What Is Population Health. Using Healthcare IT to provide better preventive patient care using Intensive Outpatient Care Programs and Population Health Metrics, including risk scores.Read more
What Is SBAR? Healthcare Nursing and IT Communication
We’ve all seen communication tools and styles come and go, but in Healthcare among clinicians, SBAR has seemed to stick. It stands for Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation. It works because it’s simple and provides a reliable framework for clinicians to convey urgent and non-urgent information. It is quite useful when clinicians are going through shift change as they communicate patient conditions, but can also be useful in the IT environment.Read more