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Increasing patient satisfaction at athenahealth through innovative EHR digital transformation solution

Industry leaders like athenahealth represent the real world of innovation in healthcare and patient information management. ABBYY is proud to be the technology partner helping athenahealth embrace and leverage digital transformation. Together, we are developing systems that bridge the gap between unstructured paper and personal healthcare information.  Through digital transformation technologies, services, and solutions, faxed patient data no longer remains a barrier to connecting patients to their doctors, while lowering…

Data capture’s impact on electronic health records

The HITECH Act passed in 2009 when health IT adoption was in its nascent stages. Yet, despite claims that healthcare is becoming fully electronic, it’s impossible to completely eliminate paper from patient care. Patients present insurance cards and driver licenses that must be copied, sign forms and provide summaries and referrals from other providers. They also complete health histories and other intake documents. Causing a significant drag on EHR systems…

Unravelling the mysteries of medical billing with artificial intelligence

Medical bills are difficult to decipher. In most cases, they contain “test codes” and “CPT codes” which makes spotting an error very difficult. Reviewing medical records is both expensive and time consuming because they are usually provided in an unstructured textual form such as a Word document or PDF. Up to 90 percent of hospital bills contain errors totaling some $750 billion annually, according to a recent study. A person…