Understanding EHR Data Retention Requirements for Your State

Understanding EHR Data Retention Requirements for Your State

Record retention sounds simple. You keep the records for a set amount of time to provide information about your patient’s care and health history to other healthcare professionals. However, underneath this simplistic view of data retention requirements lies state and federal laws, medical assoc...

5 Reasons You Need an Archival System for Your Legacy EHRs

5 Reasons You Need an Archival System for Your Legacy EHRs

Getting a new EHR is exciting. You can quickly get wrapped up in the bells and whistles of the new system. Before you get too deep in into the new – you need to consider the status of your legacy EHRs and how to safeguard both employee and patient data. It’s critical that you recognize […]...

The Physician Has Left the Building: Now What?

The Physician Has Left the Building: Now What?

It’s no secret that managing medical records is a full-time job in and of itself. There are retention policies to adhere to, HIPAA regulations you have to meet, and system upgrades to perform just to name a few. But who manages a physician’s medical records when he/she is no longer in the pic...

State wise EHR Data retention requirements

Federal and state laws require healthcare facilities to retain medical and financial reports for 5 to 15 years and make these reports available to patients and others upon request. Keeping these records will help to avoid penalties, fines, and loss of certifications. Use this tool to find the EHR...

Mergers, Acquisitions and Data, Oh My!

Mergers, Acquisitions and Data, Oh My!

Although the healthcare industry has seen a substantial surge in mergers and acquisitions over the past decade, they aren’t really anything new. Healthcare providers have been consolidating rapidly for at least the past 25 years. However, the types of mergers we’re seeing now are of a differe...

KLAS Research on EHR Data Archival

KLAS Research on EHR Data Archival

Dissatisfaction runs rampant among EHR buyers. In fact, according to reports issued by KLAS, 40% of physician offices and 50% of large hospitals have changed or are in the process of changing EHR vendors. These changes are often necessary to meet the needs of patients and physicians, but they als...


Accounts Receivable & Your New EHR: 5 Steps to Success

Accounts Receivable & Your New EHR: 5 Steps to Success

Accounts receivable is often one of the most difficult parts of transitioning to a new EHR. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Today’s ever-changing healthcare climate puts heavy demands on organizations. They’re consistently encouraged to increase patient engagement, keep up with the never ...

Practice Fusion Proves There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

Practice Fusion Proves There’s No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

Practice Fusion, the largest cloud-based electronic health records (EHR) platform in the U.S., hit the scenes in 2005 with one big advantage; it was free. As you can imagine, this widely contributed to its success, as free is a stark contrast to the generally very expensive price tags that come a...

All You Need to Know About Archiving Your Patient Data

All You Need to Know About Archiving Your Patient Data

Archiving data from your EHR isn’t as scary as it sounds. However, there are precautions that need to be taken and rules that must be followed in order to ensure you don’t lose any precious patient data as well as meet the necessary legal standards. Data conversion generally refers to moving ...

The 3 Steps of Data Conversion

The 3 Steps of Data Conversion

EHR data conversion isn’t always easy to wrap your head around. After all, if you don’t work in the health IT field it may have never come up before. However, it’s a crucial part of any healthcare organization. This is why we at Triyam want you to understand what data conversion is, as well...

A New Year’s Wish List from a Health IT Perspective

A New Year’s Wish List from a Health IT Perspective

It’s the time of year when everyone is setting resolutions and making wish lists, so we wanted to get in on the action from a health IT perspective! While some people want a smaller waistline or a bigger bank account, we want what’s best for you and your entire healthcare team. With that said, we...


Change is Permanent

Change is Permanent

We know you read this title and thought “Change isn’t permanent, is it?” Well, yes and no. As the old saying goes – the only thing that stays the same is everything changes. The same is true about your EHR system; you can’t escape it, but you can prepare for it. Many of you already […]...


3 Common Myths Hospital CIO’s Believe

3 Common Myths Hospital CIO’s Believe

Hospital CIO’s are the unsung heroes of the hospital world. They’re expected to have a wide variety of knowledge including (but certainly not limited to), the healthcare profession in general, the business aspect of it, as well as the ins and outs of all the software & hardware infrastructure...

Why You Need a Vendor Neutral EHR Data Conversion Service

Why You Need a Vendor Neutral EHR Data Conversion Service

Are you upgrading EHR systems and want to get a perspective on what to expect? Well, it’s a lot like switching operating systems. Let’s say you finally decide to kick your old laptop to the curb and get that shiny new one you’ve had your eye on for months. Good for you! Now what? That […]...

4 Things You Need To Know About EMR/EHR Data Conversion

4 Things You Need To Know About EMR/EHR Data Conversion

Wouldn’t it be nice to just wave a magic wand and move all the data from our old EHR to the new computer system? Unfortunately, it’s just not that easy. Some people are surprised to learn that their new EHR vendor won’t convert all their historic data to the new computer system, but there a...