News & Commentary
Content tagged with Patient Tools posted in December 2010
Onsite Medical Imaging Equipment Concerns Researchers
News  |  12/27/2010  | 
Beginning Jan. 1, doctors must disclose their financial interest when referring Medicare and Medicaid patients for certain advanced imaging services within their practices.
Pricewaterhouse Coopers Forecasts Top Health IT Trends
News  |  12/21/2010  | 
Analyst firm predicts that the industry will undergo an extreme strategy makeover in 2011, due to federal mandates, continuing cost pressures, and consumer demands.
Google Maps The Human Body
News  |  12/17/2010  | 
WebGL-based 3D app explores the inner anatomy and function of muscles, organs, bones, and more.
EHR Deployment May Cost $120,000 Per Doctor
News  |  12/13/2010  | 
Doctors expect to see 10% fewer patients in first year of deploying e-health record systems, but gain boost patient encounters as much as 15% after adjusting to the new system, according to CDW Healthcare.
HHS Announces Grants For Innovative Health Information Exchanges
News  |  12/8/2010  | 
Department of Health and Human Services commits $16 million for states that will use HIEs to improve patient outcomes, boost consumer knowledge, and accelerate public health efforts.
Supercomputer 'Virtual Cleanse' Aims To Ease Colonoscopy Preparation
Commentary  |  12/8/2010  | 
Image processing technologies being tested by Massachusetts General Hospital intend to take the yuck factor out of colorectal cancer screenings.
KP Follows Data To Better Hip, Knee Replacements
Commentary  |  12/7/2010  | 
By developing registries and tapping e-medical record data, Kaiser Permanente is improving outcomes for hip and knee implant patients.


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