health information exchange

Addressing the Opioid Crisis: Upstream Intervention through Data Exchange

Quick Facts About the Opioid Crisis: In 2016, there were more than 63,600 drug overdose deaths in the US 40% of those deaths involved a prescription opioid More than 46 people die each day from prescription opioid overdoses $504 billion was spent in 2015 to contain the crises (2.8% of 2015's GDP) We are indeed [...]

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

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
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