Social Media Cuts Healthcare Costs
Health 2.0 initiatives reduce medical expenses while improving the quality of care, finds Healthcare Performance Management Institute study.
Apple iPad Helps Ease EMR Concerns
ClearPractice's Nimble e-health record product running on the iPad has convinced some nervous doctors that digital charts aren't so bad after all.
KLAS Grades EMR Packages By Specialty
Ambulatory electronic medical record packages used in the 10 most common specialties were evaluated based on client feedback and 25 performance indicators by the research firm.
15 Mobile Apps For Better Health
From helping you monitor your condition to making suggestions for improving it, today's smartphones can become valuable healthcare partners -- with the right apps. The iPhone App Store, the Android Market and the BlackBerry App World are chock full of applications that can help keep you in the pink. The Health, Wellness, and Fitness categories in the various mobile app stores are full of applications that promise to help keep you healthy. Some of them are backed by major pharmaceutical firms, wh
9 Ways Health IT Improves Patient Care
The HITECH legislation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is allocating more than $20 billion to push for the adoption of health IT nationwide, including e-health records and e-prescription systems. Health IT can boost patient's quality of care by reducing medical errors, improving clinical decision making and helping to eliminate redundant and unnecessary tests and costs. Health IT, including automated systems that check for adverse drug interactions, allergies, and confirm patient I
HP, Quest Partner On EHR Bundle
Care360 electronic health records will be offered with Hewlett-Packard PCs, services, and financing for small and midsize physician offices.