Healthcare organizations are taking advantage of the delay in a variety of ways, such as training more staff, improving documentation integrity, and conducting more robust testing, according to a survey.
Doctors are being forced to pull data out of multiple EMRs -- plus use phones and pagers -- to care for patients. This context switching slows down work and frustrates the goal of electronic health data.
Dr. Farzad Mostashari, former national coordinator for HIT at the US Department of Health and Human Services, founds an ACO to help physician-led practices deliver value-based population health services to patients.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
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