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What are you trying to prove? Considerations for creating digital health passes

With tasks like developing vaccines and rolling them out now firmly under our belts, it might seem like we’ve tackled the challenges preventing a return to life before COVID-19. But there’s still plenty to be done as we work to ensure easy verification of an individual’s risk of spreading the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Part one? Getting the right information in the right place.

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What are you trying to prove? Considerations for creating digital health passes

With tasks like developing vaccines and rolling them out now firmly under our belts, it might seem like we’ve tackled the challenges preventing a return to life before COVID-19. But there’s still plenty to be done as we work to ensure easy verification of an individual’s risk of spreading the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Part one? Getting the right information in the right place.

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The evolving EHR: Workflow improvements for today’s clinician

Electronic health records (EHRs) are critical to the practice of modern medicine. They ease the sharing of patient data; facilitate new healthcare data analytics efforts; and help track public health metrics. But the move to digital records has not been universally embraced. Steven Rube, MD, FAMIA – IMO’s Senior Vice President of Global Clinical Services – talks about EHR workflows from a clinician’s point of view.

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Supporting strong clinical documentation through terminology

If any year could highlight the massive effort it takes to keep clinical terminology updated, 2020 – with its release of several different emergency code updates related to COVID-19 – was it. So, how do we help keep clinical documentation and EHR workflows going? Read more in the blog below.

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The importance of high-quality clinical data in an increasingly complex health system

As options for care delivery and health tracking become more complex, sources of patient information have become more abundant – and varied. While technology and analytics advancements have great promise for supporting this complexity, getting to meaningful insights ultimately begins with the quality of the underlying clinical patient data. As a result, the hospital and health system of the future must ensure that a patient’s relevant history is accurate, accessible, and organized in order to support informed care.

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In My Opinion: The power of creative minds with Meg Brennan

The fact that the letters IMO don’t just stand for Intelligent Medical Objects isn’t lost on this medical coding company. Indeed, we believe it’s high time IMO embraced our text-slang status and we’re doing just that with In My Opinion, a new Ideas series featuring Q&As with IMO employees. The marketing team’s Meg Brennan takes the May spotlight.

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Making the medical problem list problem-oriented

Optimizing EHR workflows can save clinicians plenty of time and frustration. Read on for a closer look at how to improve medical problem list management with tools that make it easy to organize information and filter for the most important material first.

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IMO welcomes Dale Sanders as Chief Strategy Officer

Dale Sanders began his relationship with IMO as a client and brings three decades of experience to the company. He will be responsible for IMO’s strategy to develop products that deliver critical data quality improvements and insights to improve patient care.

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Health IT events still adapting to pandemic pause

It’s safe to say that many of us have missed in-person events over the past year – whether they were birthdays, weddings, graduations, or just getting dinner with a friend. But, as Lauren Stockl, IMO’s Manager of Tradeshows and Events, explains, those in the events industry have felt their absence in very different ways.

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In My Opinion: A testament to teamwork with Jim Thompson

The fact that the letters IMO don’t just stand for Intelligent Medical Objects isn’t lost on this medical coding company. Indeed, we believe it’s high time IMO embraced our text-slang status and we’re doing just that with In My Opinion, a new Ideas series featuring Q&As with IMO employees. In the spotlight this month, Jim Thompson, MD.

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