News & Commentary
Content tagged with Electronic Health Records posted in December 2012
Healthcare Execs Worry About Meaningful Use Stage 2
News  |  12/27/2012  | 
KPMG survey suggests training and change management are bigger barriers than technology implementation in achieving federal health IT standards.
Mayo, Philips Collaborate On Cloud-Based ICU Alerts
News  |  12/21/2012  | 
Government grant will support 3-year study involving four hospitals across country. Researchers will look at information overload, best practices in ICU.
Medicaid Providers Rack EHR Incentive Dollars
News  |  12/20/2012  | 
GAO report shows that nearly 40% of eligible hospitals and a third of professionals got payments in 2011, despite slow start in many states.
7 Big Data Solutions Try To Reshape Healthcare
Slideshows  |  12/18/2012  | 
Big data medicine is still largely unproven, but that's not stopping several medical centers and analytics vendors from jumping in with both feet.
12 Expert Health IT Predictions For 2013
News  |  12/18/2012  | 
Better care coordination technology, the explosion of mobile health and the downfall of independent physician practices are just a few of the health IT predictions experts are making for 2013.
'Not One Successful EHR System In Whole World'
News  |  12/17/2012  | 
Longtime advocate of computerizing healthcare C. Peter Waegemann calls current health IT policy 'misguided.'
ONC: Physicians' EHR Capabilities Growing Rapidly
News  |  12/13/2012  | 
But ONC report on doctors' ability to show Meaningful Use clashes with another government report using the same data.
EHR Vendors, Pharmacy Chains Pump Up Surescripts Network
News  |  12/13/2012  | 
Pharmacies' use of Surescripts to send immunization notices to doctors signals growing effort to develop nationwide interoperability.
Isabel Opens Online Diagnostic System To Consumers
News  |  12/12/2012  | 
Online symptom checker helps patients and doctors work together to find the proper diagnosis.
Health IT Bubble Is No Bubble At All
Commentary  |  12/12/2012  | 
Unlike the disappointing tech startups of the late 1990s, healthcare IT will continue to grow because it addresses problems the medical industry has yet to solve.
HealthTap, Avvo Marriage Gives Consumers More Online Docs
News  |  12/12/2012  | 
HealthTap site now offers network of 30,000 doctors, including specialists, to answer consumer questions.
9 Mobile EHRs Fight For Doctors' Attention
Slideshows  |  12/10/2012  | 
Mobile versions of electronic health records (EHR) systems help healthcare providers document and review patient information. We compare some leading options.
Meaningful Use Doesn't Drive Doctors' EHR Selection
News  |  12/10/2012  | 
While 72% of office-based doctors now use electronic health records systems, many say their systems won't qualify for federal incentive payments.
5 Healthcare IT Resolutions For 2013
Commentary  |  12/7/2012  | 
CPOE and clinical decision support won't help you get in shape or spend more time with the family, but they should be among your New Year's priorities.
NextGen Healthcare, Microsoft Launch MedicineCabinet Mobile App
News  |  12/3/2012  | 
MedicineCabinet lets patients create personal medication records on their mobile devices for easy tracking and sharing with doctors.
Diabetics See Clinical ROI From Online Disease Management
News  |  12/3/2012  | 
Controlled study finds patients can achieve better blood glucose control using a wireless home glucose monitor, a smartphone and the right software.


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