Consensus Blog

Patient Information Query

Get Free Access to Consensus’ On-Demand Patient Record-Retrieval Service

J2 recently released Consensus, a digital interoperability system that connects healthcare organizations through the entire continuum of care. To help providers through these challenging times, we are offering the Consensus online record-retrieval service at no charge. Your organization will be able to quickly query for secure online patient records across […]

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Health Event Notifications, Interoperability

Ready to Meet the New CMS Final Ruling Deadline? An Overview of ADT Notifications

In An Already Challenging Healthcare Environment, Electronic ADT (Admission, Discharge, and Transfer) Notifications Are More Critical Than Ever Brenda Hopkins, J2 Chief Health Information Officer, recently authored a number of blogs where she outlined how the current pandemic and new compliance requirements bring communication and interoperability challenges to the forefront of healthcare. These blogs reinforced […]

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Healthcare Fax, Interoperability

Three Reasons Why Cloud Fax Is Critical For the Future of Work-From-Home

In this article, we continue exploring how cloud fax and remote communications play a key role in the economic response to COVID-19. The Way We Work Has Changed: Now What? The social distancing response to COVID-19 is moving portions of the workforce away from the office and facility settings into remote or work-from-home (WFH) environments. […]

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Interoperability

The Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Information Systems

Data sharing and collaboration play a key role in patient care through the entire healthcare continuum. In our last blog on communication and patient safety, we discussed a study by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations that indicated communication errors were the root cause of almost 70% of all sentinel events (Joint Commission, […]

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Interoperability

On Communication and Patient Safety

Efficiency and effectiveness in medical communication creates a culture of trust and excellence, which in turn generates and reinforces value to care teams, patients, and families. The clinical transition process, an integral part of patient care, is a perfect example of the need for strong communication. Communication between clinicians regarding patient condition, treatment plan, and […]

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