Amanda Guerrero

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Amanda Guerrero is a writer and blogger specializing in EHR, health IT and Meaningful Use. She has a special interest in social media marketing, patient engagement, and using healthcare technologies to increase patient involvement in their health.

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Are Your Health IT Investments Paying Off?

Are Your Health IT Investments Paying Off?

June 26, 2013 12:00 pm by | 2 Comments

Getting paid in healthcare is sometimes difficult, but implementing the right IT solutions can make collecting payment from patients easy to do. Electronic, integrated and cloud-based IT solutions have been…


There’s An App for That: How mHealth Technologies Are Benefitting Patients

There’s An App for That: How mHealth Technologies Are Benefitting Patients

April 26, 2013 3:46 pm by | 0 Comments

It used to be that a patient visiting the doctor’s office might come away with a drug prescription, care instructions for how and when to take their meds, and a…



Proper EHR Software Training Could Prevent Unintended Consequences

Proper EHR Software Training Could Prevent Unintended Consequences

April 8, 2013 10:28 am by | 1 Comments

Healthcare providers with poor medical software training often rely on EHR workarounds, which can pose a threat to patient safety. Better training could reduce their occurrence. Electronic health record (EHR)…


Maximizing Revenue Cycle Performance through Health IT

Maximizing Revenue Cycle Performance through Health IT

March 6, 2013 2:44 pm by | 0 Comments

With patients assuming greater responsibility for their medical bills, it can be difficult for healthcare organizations to obtain full payment for services rendered. Inefficient billing and administrative processes also contribute…


How Can Unique Patient Identifiers Help Meet Patient Care Objectives?

How Can Unique Patient Identifiers Help Meet Patient Care Objectives?

February 28, 2013 3:31 pm by | 5 Comments

With big changes happening in healthcare – and more and more organizations adopting the Triple Aim approach (improving the patient experience, improving the health of populations, and reducing the cost…


Are Standalone eRx Systems Going the Way of the Dinosaur?

Are Standalone eRx Systems Going the Way of the Dinosaur?

February 1, 2013 8:00 am by | 0 Comments

Standalone e-prescribing (eRx) systems were once preferred by physicians who refused to transition to electronic charting but still wanted the benefits that e-prescriptions could provide. Now, with federal incentive programs…


How Can Remote Patient Monitoring Help Achieve Triple Aim Objectives?

How Can Remote Patient Monitoring Help Achieve Triple Aim Objectives?

January 25, 2013 2:51 pm by | 0 Comments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has stressed the importance of the healthcare industry meeting the “Triple Aim” objectives, meaning there is increasing pressure to come up with…



Most Providers Stick with Their EMR Vendor When It Comes to Patient Portals

Most Providers Stick with Their EMR Vendor When It Comes to Patient Portals

January 8, 2013 3:51 pm by | 0 Comments

With the start date for Meaningful Use Stage 2 fast approaching, patient portal popularity is growing among hospitals and healthcare professionals participating in the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs….