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How to Prepare for the API Requirements of the Cures Act

April 9, 2021
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As of April 5, 2021, the U.S. ONC Cures Act Final Rule Compliance Timeframe is in effect. Healthcare providers, Health IT developers, Health Information Exchanges (HIEs), and Health Information Networks (HINs) will have until October 6, 2022, to provide patients with access to all their Electronic Health Information (EHI). There are several requirements that providers, developers, and…

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The Importance of a Nursing Data Framework

March 12, 2021
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By Dr. Luann Whittenburg, RN, PMP, FHIMSS   A Nursing Data Framework can give healthcare providers a way to garner business intelligence to save money and reduce risk by improving workflows, load leveling personnel schedules, and improving patient safety.  With more than 4 million nurses in the U.S., nurses are the largest clinical segment of the U.S. healthcare…

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J P Systems Scores Two New Big Contract Wins!

March 2, 2021
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On February 25, J P Systems received notification from VetsEZ,  a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), that they received a  3 year $75M prime T4NG contract award by the Department of Veterans Affairs. This award is the T4NG Community Care DevSecOps Contract. This award is to provide Community Care DevSecOps support services. As a subcontractor to VetsEZ,…

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Diversity at JPSYS: Interview for Black History Month 2021

February 11, 2021
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Diversity, culture, and inclusion have become such important topics in the past year. At J P Systems, we’re grateful and honored to have an experienced team of experts from all different backgrounds. That’s why during this Black History month, we asked two of our Senior Analysts, Donna Redley and Nina Mitchell, for their insight on…

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The Women of JPSys

January 20, 2021

THE WOMEN OF JPSYS (WOJ) Archive J P SYSTEMS is a Woman Owned Business (WOSB) and Woman’s Business Enterprise (WBE). We pro-actively develop and promote women to serve in their fullest capacity possible. As we are a virtual company, while you are getting up at O’dark thirty and fighting traffic, we are safely home asleep…

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The Terminology You Use to Describe Healthcare Data Matters

January 15, 2021
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 An Argument for Standardized Reference Terminologies One hundred and forty, 140 – that’s how many different ways there are to describe arterial hypertension, more frequently known as high blood pressure. It may seem like a small number, but if we have 140 different hospitals using 140 different terms for arterial hypertension, we suddenly have 140 hospitals…

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Data Has to Move at the Speed of Care!

November 24, 2020
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In Healthcare IT, clinical data needs to move!  Electronic Health Record systems (EHRs) need to send data both internally, such as other domain-focused applications like the Blood Bank, PACS System, Nurse Staffing, Sepsis Management, Respiratory, Wound Care, and Fetal Monitoring and and externally to another provider or the CDC. If your EHR can’t effectively exchange data within…

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When Will Life Get Back to Normal after C-19?

November 10, 2020

This coronavirus, SARS CoV-2 (COVID-19), has changed our way of life. For many of us, we’re tired of social distancing, wearing masks, and economic uncertainty. We really want to know when things will get back to normal!  Unfortunately, it is hard to put an end date on a pandemic.  In the U.S., uncertainty is heightened around…

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Introduction to Interoperability 101

September 5, 2020
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by Jackie Mulrooney, President, J P Systems, Inc.   What is meant by the interoperability of clinical data? Interoperability (IOP) is a multifaceted IT architectural capability which harmoniously orchestrates the exchange of clinical data.  In Healthcare IT (HIT), according to HIMSS: “interoperability is the ability of different information technology systems and software applications to communicate, exchange data, and…

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The Strengths and Weaknesses of the HL7 FHIR Messaging Standard

September 5, 2020
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Healthcare IT Data Standards: FHIR  Health Level Seven’s (HL7) Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) is a new interoperability standard that has rapidly captured the mind-share of the Health Information Technology (HIT) standards community. FHIR is a standard that enables healthcare data sharing between systems in a manner that is more easily implemented and more expressive…

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