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Content tagged with Patient Tools posted in August 2011
How One Health Information Exchange Cut Testing Costs
News  |  8/30/2011  | 
Payoff on HIEs can be hard to calculate, but analysis of a Wisconsin pilot program showed clear savings via elimination of duplicate tests.
Natural Language Processing IDs Medical Complications
News  |  8/29/2011  | 
Embedding NLP into electronic health records allows clinicians to spot more postop complications, finds JAMA study.
VA To Test Cloud Collaboration For Doctors
News  |  8/18/2011  | 
The department is look for cloud-based email, calendaring, and other collaboration tools that can integrate with the VA's existing Microsoft Exchange-based collaboration system.
Facebook App Reminds Transplant Patients To Take Meds
News  |  8/17/2011  | 
Integration of electronic health record with social network app helps kidney transplant patients stay on their medication schedules.
HP Uses Cloud To Fight Drug Counterfeiting
News  |  8/16/2011  | 
Patients, pharmaceutical companies, governments, and not-for-profits get help verifying authenticity of medications.
CTA Scan Advances Transform Patient Care
News  |  8/15/2011  | 
Doctors can minimize risks associated with diagnosing pediatric coronary complications and other procedures using Siemens advanced computed tomography angiography systems.
When A Flawed EHR Threatens Patients
Commentary  |  8/12/2011  | 
When Harvard investigators tried to figure out why a patient nearly died, they discovered that even a sophisticated system of e-reminders and alerts isn't always enough.
Health Insurers Take Bold Steps In Social Media
News  |  8/11/2011  | 
More health insurers making aggressive moves to tap into consumers' increasingly social online behavior.
EHRs Give Docs Analytics Tools They May Ignore
News  |  8/5/2011  | 
Clinicians with access to electronic health records find it easier to construct the registries needed to pinpoint at-risk patents, but one expert questions whether they'll use these powerful tools.
Health Information Exchanges Struggle With Sustainability
News  |  8/1/2011  | 
The number of HIEs in the U.S. is growing, but many struggle to maintain a healthy business according to a report from eHealth Initiative.
HealthSouth Rehab Facilities Choose Cerner EHR
News  |  8/1/2011  | 
HealthSouth will roll out the EHR to 97 inpatient rehabilitation facilities in 26 states over five years so it can handle Medicare's new system of bundled payments.


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