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3 Compelling Reasons — Beyond the Law — to Expand Consumer Access to Personal Records

HIT Consultant

Access Can Improve Health Outcomes Consumers, now more than ever, want control over their healthcare. And research shows giving patients access to their electronic health records can positively impact health outcomes. Here are the top 3 reasons (besides it is the law) to give consumers improved access to records.

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Integrated EHR enables shift to virtual post-discharge follow-up

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"Timely availability of clinical information during health care transitions, in a setting with robust telemedicine access, can shift the method of care delivery without adversely affecting patient health outcomes," wrote the researchers. WHY IT MATTERS.

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Featured Health IT Job: Healthcare Data Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

Here’s a description of the position: New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) is a not-for-profit organization working in partnership with the New York State Department of Health to improve healthcare by collaboratively leading, connecting, and integrating health information exchange across the State.

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Featured Health IT Job: IT Intern, Corporate Support Services

Healthcare IT Today

Here’s a description of the position: New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) is a not-for-profit organization working in partnership with the New York State Department of Health to improve healthcare by collaboratively leading, connecting, and integrating health information exchange across the State.

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The 2022 US Health System Report Card: Pretty Terrific If You Live in Hawaii or Massachusetts

Health Populi

If you live in Mississippi, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Texas, Missouri, Alabama, Georgia, or Arkansas, your health care and outcomes are less likely to be top-notch, the Fund’s research concluded. states set the bar higher for their health citizens’ well-being.

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Featured Health IT Job: Healthcare Data Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

Here’s a description of the position: New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) is a not-for-profit organization working in partnership with the New York State Department of Health to improve healthcare by collaboratively leading, connecting, and integrating health information exchange across the State.

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Ask and Tell: Family Caregiving as a Social Determinant of Health

Healthcare IT Today

It’s become clear that being a caregiver is a social determinant of health (SDoH): a non-medical condition that influences health outcomes. Many caregivers (studies find anywhere from 40-70%) also develop clinically significant depression.( Assessment of Family Caregivers: A Research Perspective. Erratum in: J Am Geriatr Soc.

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