News & Commentary
Content tagged with Patient Tools posted in April 2010
Healthline Lands $14 Million In Funding
News  |  4/30/2010  | 
The funds will be used to boost the online health information firm's content, sales, and advertising platform.
Computerized Medication Order Errors Studied
News  |  4/28/2010  | 
Researchers want to learn the cause of mistakes related to computerized physician order entry systems so they can help software makers prevent them.
Telehealth Links Doctors To Remote Patients In Need
News  |  4/27/2010  | 
Don't have health facilities nearby? Medical providers across the country are delivering healthcare virtually.
Personal Health Records Use Growing
News  |  4/27/2010  | 
Nearly one in 10 adults surveyed report using a Web site to record health information.
Internet Use Lower Among Chronically Ill
News  |  4/22/2010  | 
Socioeconomic conditions decrease the ability of adults with chronic diseases to gain Internet access.
Bill Extends HITECH To Mental Health
News  |  4/21/2010  | 
Eligibility for $20 billion in incentives would be expanded to include mental healthcare professionals and facilities, a group left out of original ARRA provisions.
VA Offers Lessons For Health IT Adoption
News  |  4/20/2010  | 
The private healthcare sector can benefit from the VA's successful, decades-long use of health IT, says a senior Veterans Affairs official.
Samsung Warns Of 3D TV Hazards
News  |  4/20/2010  | 
Stroke, seizure, and motion sickness are among the potential health effects from watching 3D televisions.
HIT Critical To Improving Patient Care
News  |  4/15/2010  | 
Supplying medical providers with health information technology will ultimately yield improvements in patient health, says a government report.
Botswana Hospital Takes A Digital Leap Forward
News  |  4/14/2010  | 
A digitized and networked African hospital provides care based on U.S. best practices for electronic medical records and clinical systems.
CCHIT Names Health IT Veteran To Chair
News  |  4/13/2010  | 
Dr. Karen Bell has been tapped to lead the Certification Commission for Health IT through a challenging but recharged health IT landscape.
E-Health Records No Quick Fix
News  |  4/13/2010  | 
Study says electronic health records alone have limited ability to control costs or improve quality, at least in the short term.
Personal Health Records Use Rising
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
Despite privacy and other concerns, 7% of Americans have online PHRs -- twice as many as two years ago.
Hospital Tracks Equipment With Real-Time Ultrasound System
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
IBM location software and Sonitor ultrasound system saves Saint Michael's time and money.
Doctors Still Trump Internet For Medical Advice
News  |  4/9/2010  | 
Women prefer medical professionals over online chat sites for discussing private health matters, a study shows.
VA Health IT Generates $3 Billion Savings
News  |  4/8/2010  | 
Over a 10-year period, the VA lowered costs while improving healthcare quality because of its health IT investments, says a research group..
Medical Data At Risk
News  |  4/7/2010  | 
Theft of computer equipment, staff and third-party negligence, and inside hackers caused the majority of patient data breaches.
UnitedHealthcare Provides Advance Info On Healthcare Costs
News  |  4/5/2010  | 
Treatment Cost Estimator tool has pricing on 500 medical services and 90 surgeries so consumers know costs in advance of treatment.


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