12 Hot Mobile Medical Apps
Mobile medicine is everywhere. There's the iPhone app that lets you cut away images of muscle layers to see what lies beneath, an e-health record system for the iPad, and a smartphone-based blood pressure monitor. Here are a dozen innovative ones.
AMA Launches Suite Of Health IT Tools
The Amagine platform gives physicians a single point of access to more than 20 health IT systems, knowledge and communication tools, and consulting resources to improve practice efficiency and patient care.
IT Drives Patient Education
Computer-generated questionnaires, medication resolution programs, and sophisticated videos are making a difference in patient care.
Guarded Optimism For Healthcare IT
An informed newcomer looks critically at EHRs, clinical decision support software, and proprietary databases and wonders: is health IT all it's cracked up to be?
CDC Sees EHRs As Public Health 'Game Changer'
Health information exchanges and electronic health records will advance the ability of doctors, hospitals, and federal health officials to identify, monitor, and communicate disease outbreaks, says the agency's IT chief.
HHS Proposes Accountable Care Organization Rules
The agency is seeking public comment on the regulations, which seek to align reporting requirements between the Medicare Shared Savings Program and Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs.