electronic health record

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

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

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

Purchasing an EHR: What Will Be Your Change Management Approach?

Many of you out there have, or are on the cusp of purchasing, an Electronic Health Record (EHR) for your agency. How many of you have thought about what change management in EHR implementation approach you should be using while implementing your new EHR?  For those of you out there "in-the-know", you might think, "overkill"? Absolutely [...]

By |2018-06-21T06:02:47-05:00January 12th, 2013|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Health Information Exchanges: What are They…And Why Should You Care? (Part 2)

This is the second part of a two part blog on Health Information Exchanges (HIE) – if you have not done so already, check out Health Information Exchanges: What are They...And Why Should You Care? (Part 1) to learn what HIEs are and their enormous potential benefits to clients, clinicians, administrators, educators, and researchers across all [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:49:14-05:00October 15th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Health Information Exchanges: What are They…And Why Should You Care? (Part 1)

Unless you are just entering the health care field or have been on a VERY long vacation, you are undoubtedly aware of the widespread acceptance and utilization of electronic health records (EHRs) across a wide variety of health care practice settings. EHRs offer numerous advantages over paper health records, including: Improved access to client/patient information [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:41:52-05:00October 3rd, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

A Blog About a Dog (canis lupus familiaris)

When my mother Jeanne was very young her family had a wonderful family pet. A collie named Pete. Pete protected my mom and her brothers. He would hold little Jeanne’s wrist in his mouth as she crossed the street to visit her little friend. Pete walked little Jeanne all the way to the front door [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:32:58-05:00September 24th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments
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