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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! At MDabstract we are so thankful to be in a position to help so many hospitals, practices and physicians around the country. We wish all of you a joyous holiday filled with family, food and many blessings!

By |November 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Discrete Data Question of the Day

“With multiplying factors like value-based reimbursement and reporting on quality, it has really accelerated the demand for discrete data to be exchanged and aggregated.” – Greenway Health’s Mark Janiszewski

Question of the day: How do you get your health information turned into discrete data so that it can be exchanged and aggregated?!?

Discrete Data is the reason […]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MDabstract Is Going on Tour!

We might not play any instruments but we ARE considered rock stars in the Healthcare IT world (we are the best in the business at moving a clients important discrete data) and we are going to be hitting the road in the fall to some very exciting conferences. Here’s where you can find us:

Cerner […]

By |August 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Buzz Word of the Month: Population Health Management

Ok, so Population Health Management has been a buzz word for longer than a month but it does seem to have taken on a larger than life quality in the last few weeks. This has been a summer of big news for healthcare. ICD-10 isn’t going to be delayed so October 1st is circled […]

By |August 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Healthcare Headache: Data Security in a Mobile World

Recently the American Hospital Association (AHA) and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) released the results of its HealthCare’s Most Wired™ Survey, which illustrated that data security is among the most important concerns for hospitals.

With that in mind, Shae Walker, Director of Compliance for MDabstract, joins us to answer a few pressing […]

By |July 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Benefit of Medical Abstraction in Tracking Changes Over Time

We are pleased to have Thomas Hilton, MD, a Cardiologist with Baptist Heart Specialists in Jacksonville, FL join us as a guest blogger. Today he shares the benefit of medical abstraction in tracking medical changes in the patient chart over a long period of time. 

Dr. Hilton, please elaborate…

As I occasionally explain to my patients, […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments


We have some big news! Really exciting, big news! MDabstract is beyond thrilled to welcome Ascension Health to our every growing (and growing) family! We are partnering with Ascension to help their ministries (that what they call their hospitals…how cool is that?) with their Athena Clinicals EHR. We have already started working with St. […]

By |September 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2014 Medaxiom Cardiovascular Service Line Symposium

We’re not going to lie…our next few days are going to be enjoyable. We are joining our MedAxiom partners in Bachelor Gulch, CO for the 2014 Cardiovascular Service Line Symposium. This is an incredible opportunity for us to develop an even deeper understanding of the needs of cardiologists and hospitals as they face a […]

By |June 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Quality. Abstraction.

I know this post is lengthy but we  wanted to give you a little behind-the-scenes view into the daily training that goes on with our Abstractors.  Quality Assurance is at the heart of everything we do.  With expert Abstractors, you get exceptional results!!!

Medications and Allergies
As promised, we are going to begin looking at medications […]

By |May 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meaningful Use Created Artificial EHR Market?

We came across an interesting thought today that was published in an Information Week article about hospital systems swapping out their EHR systems.

“The push to meet Meaningful Use mandates created an artificial market and deadline — as well as surplus providers and some uninformed buyers. Over time, several vendors — such as Medinotes (acquired by Eclipsys, then Allscripts); Centricity […]

By |May 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments