electronic health records

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|0 Comments

Omaha System Workshop Hosted by Champ Software

Champ Software will host the May 22 Omaha System Workshop! This is an introductory or refresher workshop that includes discussion and practice applying the Omaha System to case study data (see sample case studies on www.omahasystem.org). These events are scheduled and conducted by Karen S. Martin on behalf of the Omaha System and are hosted at various locations across the country.

By |2019-03-25T17:30:54-05:00May 22nd, 2019||0 Comments

Karen Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN to Make Exciting Presentation on SBDH at Upcoming PH Conference

Champ Software is pleased to announce that Karen Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN, was chosen as a presenter during one of the afternoon sessions for the Michigan Premier Public Health Conference (MPPHC) on Mackinac Island, October 3-5, 2017. Her topic will be, Social Behavioral Determinants of Health & the Omaha System: Empowering Local Health Departments to [...]

By |2017-10-13T16:14:45-05:00September 5th, 2017|News|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

Why Pathways?

Clinical pathways have been widely used by since the 1990’s as a means to provide structured plans of client care based on best practices and clinical and program guidelines. When designed and used properly, they provide a powerful means to enhance quality and efficiency of care and to measure and improve client outcomes based on [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:31:02-05:00August 31st, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Transitioning to a Hosted EHR Solution

Submitting a billing claim, getting a list of vaccinations for a client, faxing orders to a physician and emailing a client about their next visit; what do all of these have in common? Well, you likely wouldn’t be able to do any of them without the power of the internet. With recent technological advances you’re [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:14:52-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Is Your EHR Secure: 3 Key Things to Ask (Part 3)

This is the last in our series of blogs on electronic health record security. The first two covered physical security and digital security. The focus of this article is data confidentiality. Client data should only be viewed on a need to know basis. There are a number of things your software can do to allow you [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:13:02-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments
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