EHRs Get Help Meeting 'Meaningful Use'
The National Institutes of Health has launched MedlinePlus Connect, enabling electronic health records to link patients directly to up-to-date medical information.
EHR Donation To Help Bridge Digital Divide
Quest, and its IT subsidiary MedPlus, are the first vendors to officially participate in a HHS effort to support e-health record adoption rates among healthcare providers in underserved, minority communities.
Healthcare Tech Gobbles Growing Chunk Of GDP
Looking ahead, increased spending will likely pay for health-related video games, programs to rate physicians and hospitals, and mobile health applications, says PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Rock Health Boosts 11 Health App Startups
The startups, which have promising mobile or web-based health apps, will receive grants, office space, and mentoring from business and health industry professionals.
Health IT Saves Babies' Lives
EMRs significantly reduced mortality in neonates, but did not impact SIDS, congenital, or accidental deaths, according to a study published in the Journal of Political Economy.