Health IT Vendors Push Value Based Insurance Design
Passage of legislation supporting a Medicare test of VBID, which lowers patients' costs for medical care to encourage them to take care of their chronic illnesses, could boost investment in healthcare software, hardware and services.
E-Prescribing Use Continues To Grow
About 190 million prescriptions were sent electronically in 2009 and that's expected to increase to 300 million in 2010, according to Surescripts.
NextGen EHR Signs Mount Kisco Medical Group
New York health system will implement the firm's Electronic Health Record, Practice Management, and Patient Portal software to prep its IT to meet meaningful use criteria.