Leveraging the Value of EHRs through Research Networks (CDRNs)

CDRNs Help Improve EHR Reputation I recently had the opportunity to watch a webinar where the speaker, an associate director in the Office of Research Informatics at Duke University School of Medicine, spoke about the use of Clinical Data Research Networks (CDRNs). With the advent and rush of EHR adoption over the past decade or…

FHIR and Where It Came From

Understanding FHIR and its Development! Below is an excerpt from a paper that I wrote for one of my cybersecurity and networking courses in university.             FHIR, or the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, is a data exchange standard that has recently seen much implementation and adoption within the healthcare community….

Understanding MACRA – Part 2

More MACRA to understand! Don’t worry, I’m still just as confused but hopefully the rest of this MACRA series will not only help you understand this colossal change to our healthcare system, but also help me get a better grasp at it. I’ve always been one to learn and reinforce my understanding by teaching others!…

Burnout – Technology is Killing Us All!

EHR and Other Health Technology Are A Key Driver of Physician Burnout I know that I’ve been gone for a while, school starting up has been a huge drag these past 2 weeks. Things just picked up speed way too quickly and smacked me before I even realized what was happening.  Before I knew it, I…