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What Is A Workflow and How Can Workflows Benefit Public Health Departments and Staff?

Workflows are in use across a variety of industries but workflows benefit public health departments in particular. Public health department staff have many requirements and procedures to follow as well as copious amounts of data to collect and manage. In addition, those requirements can change and procedures may need to be updated. Workflows are a [...]

By |2021-07-30T12:44:43-05:00July 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Benefits of Web-based EHRs for Public Health

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) or Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) can usually be categorized as either "installed" or "web-based"/"cloud-based". An installed software is stored on your agency’s local computers, whereas a web-based software is stored in the cloud. The word "cloud" refers to using online applications which manage and store your data in remote servers spread [...]

By |2020-03-26T21:04:42-05:00March 26th, 2020|EHR|1 Comment

What does Standardized Terminology in Healthcare really mean?

We talked previously about Why Standardized Terminology is Important  and now we’ll talk about what Standardized Terminology in Healthcare really means for public health agencies, and their clients. Interoperability Standardized terminology facilitates interoperability. Interoperability, at least in terms of healthcare, describes the ability of health information systems to work together, within and across agency borders, [...]

By |2020-11-24T16:08:53-06:00October 31st, 2017|Standardized Terminology|1 Comment

Ottawa County Health Department: Success with Immunization Registry Integration

Ottawa County, KS is situated in northcentral Kansas, right above the junction of interstates 70 and 135. The Ottawa County Health Department was founded in the early 1980s to serve the small county and today, the population it serves consists of about 5,975 people. Amazingly, the Ottawa County Health Department administered nearly 1,750 immunizations to [...]

By |2017-11-13T10:37:09-06:00April 6th, 2017|Customer Success Story|0 Comments

Kitsap County Public Health District: Success in Measuring Outcomes

Kitsap Public Health District serves the population of Kitsap County, Washington (about 254,000 people, as of the 2013 census). Kitsap Public Health District has been a client of Champ Software since 2005. At a Champ Software Expert Webinar held in April, 2016, Suzanne Plemmons, MN, RN, PHCNS-BC, and then-Community Health Director (since retired), along with [...]

By |2017-11-13T10:37:29-06:00March 1st, 2017|Customer Success Story|0 Comments

A Local Health Department Shares their EHR Journey: Carlton County Health and Human Services

In March of 2016, Carlton County Public Health & Human Services in Minnesota went live with Nightingale Notes EHR and began using it regularly in their health and human services department. Today, a diverse group of about 40 staff, including administrative and billing staff, use Nightingale Notes each day. Carlton County put together some excellent [...]

By |2017-11-13T10:37:49-06:00January 24th, 2017|Customer Success Story|0 Comments

When your EHR vendor networks with other vendors, you benefit!

A few days ago, I talked to a company that offers a physician’s portal meant to be used by the physician to consolidate all electronic documentation from all vendors. I thought to myself, “What a good idea!” Especially if we really expect physicians to use electronic documentation across the spectrum of caregivers in the world. The [...]

By |2018-06-21T04:46:23-05:00September 18th, 2014|Blog Expert|0 Comments
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