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Online Patient Reviews: 6 Strategies For Doctors
News  |  2/20/2014  | 
Healthcare practices can't control what patients write, but they can control how they respond to increasingly popular review sites like Yelp and RateMDs.
States High on Medical Marijuana Technology
News  |  2/18/2014  | 
Advocates are optimistic technology will help medical marijuana be more than a pipe dream in a growing number of states.
10 Waiting Room Apps That Engage Patients
Slideshows  |  2/14/2014  | 
Waiting room stress raising your patients' blood pressure? Use these apps to keep patients busy and your practice running smoothly.
ICD-10 May Cost 3X More Than Estimated, AMA Says
News  |  2/13/2014  | 
AMA study says ICD-10 transition could cost three times as much as previously estimated and association asks HSS to reconsider mandate.
Will Most Healthcare Apps Escape FDA Scrutiny?
News  |  2/13/2014  | 
PROTECT Act of 2014 proposes that Food and Drug Administration doesn’t need to oversee "low risk" health IT products such as electronic health records and fitness apps.
Better Balance Needed Between Patient Privacy, Data Sharing
Commentary  |  11/21/2013  | 
The need for more open sharing of medical data is particularly acute in times of crisis.
Where Is Enterprise Architecture In Healthcare?
Commentary  |  11/20/2013  | 
Implementing healthcare technologies is just the beginning. We need to plan how they will fit together.
IEEE, Continua Collaborate For Device Interoperability
News  |  11/14/2013  | 
IEEE Standards Association and Continua Health Alliance team to help home-monitoring devices and mobile health apps communicate more easily with healthcare providers.
IBM To Buy Fiberlink For Mobile Management
News  |  11/13/2013  | 
IBM is set to expand its BYOD capabilities through a deal for Fiberlink, a cloud-based mobile-management and security services provider.
Feds Praise Open Data Health Cloud Launch
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Taking advantage of more-open data standards in other countries, MedRed BT Health Cloud will provide public access to aggregated population health data.
How To Get Obamacare Moving Now
Commentary  |  11/11/2013  | 
CMS should let insurance brokers use its eligibility hub to start enrolling people who have been frustrated by HealthCare.gov.
Health IT Could Reduce Demand For Physicians
News  |  11/8/2013  | 
Comprehensive use of IT in 30% of physician offices would have major impact, but that is not expected to occur for 5 to 15 years, says study.
Barriers To Health Information Exchange
News  |  11/8/2013  | 
In order to achieve true interoperability, patients' need for better data sharing must come before the interests of providers, vendors and regulators.
Health Information Exchange Needs A Simpler Model
Commentary  |  11/8/2013  | 
The CEOs of four cloud-based healthcare IT firms express skepticism about HIEs, seeing them as a bureaucracy rather than a workable architecture.
CMS CIO Leaves HealthCare.gov Mess For Private Sector
News  |  11/6/2013  | 
CIO Tony Trenkle, who oversaw $2 billion IT office for CMS, including Healthcare.gov program, heads for the private sector.
How San Diego HIE Plans To Outlive Federal Support
News  |  11/6/2013  | 
Former Beacon health information exchange, relaunching as community organization San Diego Health Connect, makes affiliates of private HIEs in region.
Michigan Health Networks Joins eHealth Exchange
News  |  11/5/2013  | 
Michigan Health Information Network (MiHIN) Shared Services becomes first state-designated entity to join the national network after meeting new set of testing criteria for "plug and play" interoperability.
21% Of Obamacare Visitors Have Enrolled
News  |  11/4/2013  | 
Despite websites' technical problems, many people managed to obtain insurance, according to Commonwealth Fund survey.
Mobile Health Tech Could Reduce Doctor Visits
News  |  11/4/2013  | 
Scripps researchers laud potential, say more evidence needed to show whether apps to manage acute and chronic illnesses are safe and effective.
HealthCare.gov Faced Security Risks, Feds Were Told
News  |  10/31/2013  | 
As HHS secretary Sebelius testified to Congress about the flawed rollout, a memo surfaced that predicted security risks due to inadequate testing.
EHealth To Obama: We Can Run HealthCare.gov
News  |  10/30/2013  | 
Obama Administration response to online health insurance site is cool, but proposal reveals backup possibility. EHealth offers to help Covered California, too.
One-Third Of Doctors Exchange Clinical Summaries
News  |  10/30/2013  | 
Doctors who use an electronic health record system are much better equipped to exchange data than those who don't have EHRs, says Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT study.
CareCloud Books Appointment With ZocDoc
News  |  10/29/2013  | 
Cloud practice management and EHR service connects with the consumer-friendly appointment booking service, part of broader platform strategy.
Obamacare Rollout Hampered By Operating Rules Lag
News  |  10/29/2013  | 
Backend transmission rules, slated for 2016, may have prevented the rampant errors sending enrollment data from health insurance exchanges to insurance companies.
Lawmakers Try To Sharpen FDA Focus On Healthcare Apps
Commentary  |  10/28/2013  | 
Congress attempts to clarify which health software should be regulated like a medical device with the Sensible Oversight for Technology which Advances Regulatory Efficiency Act.
How Google Flu Trends Blew It
News  |  10/25/2013  | 
Last year, Google Flu Trends made a mountain out of a molehill by overestimating the incidence of influenza. Blame the media.
Private Sector Rides To Rescue Of HealthCare.gov
News  |  10/25/2013  | 
Handful of Web insurance brokers will start enrolling people in HealthCare.gov plans within a month, but backend coding problems could continue to delay completion of policy purchases.
When Smartphones Do Dumb Things
Commentary  |  10/25/2013  | 
Mobile health apps are slowly revolutionizing patient care, but occasionally the revolution takes a left turn into lunacy and feeds a hypochondriac's worst fears.
HealthCare.Gov Woes: Lack Of Testing
News  |  10/25/2013  | 
Tech contractors are confident they can fix the problems over time, but pass the buck to CMS.
Why HealthCare.gov Failed
News  |  10/24/2013  | 
Experts say a lack of consumer-centric development and user testing led to the disastrous rollout of the government's Obamacare portal.
Tech Contractors Reject Blame For HealthCare.gov Mess
News  |  10/24/2013  | 
Contractors point fingers at each other and the government as they attempt to shift responsibility for healthcare website problems.
Walgreens Accused Of Exposing Customer Health Data
News  |  10/24/2013  | 
Pharmacists' move from behind the counter exposes customer data to prying eyes and violates HIPAA, says Change to Win Retail Initiatives group.
Verizon Unveils Remote Patient Monitoring Platform
News  |  10/24/2013  | 
Verizon's Converged Health Management wirelessly transmits data from patients' health monitoring devices to doctors using a HIPAA-secure cloud.
What's The Best Path To Big Data Insight?
Commentary  |  10/24/2013  | 
We sort through this week's clashing din of news from Teradata, SAS, Pivotal, Platfora and Hortonworks in search of the inside edge to big data breakthroughs.
HealthTap Lets You Ask The Doctor
News  |  10/23/2013  | 
HealthTap allows patients to ask medical questions to a network of more than 50,000 doctors worldwide.
Medicare Drags Feet On Secure Patient IDs
News  |  10/23/2013  | 
Medicare increases identity theft risk because it uses social security numbers as patient identifiers, says GAO report.
HealthCare.gov: Latest Victim Of Federal Acquisition Problems?
News  |  10/23/2013  | 
Healthcare.gov's problems aren't unique to federal IT projects, but they are uniquely visible to the American public.
Dictation Software Adoption On Rise
News  |  10/21/2013  | 
Speech recognition and dictation software could be poised to make big inroads in healthcare, says Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society report.
Obama Addresses HealthCare.gov Glitches
News  |  10/21/2013  | 
President expresses frustration with the marketplace's problems in Monday press conference.
Surescripts Aims To Expand Hospital Network
News  |  10/21/2013  | 
Surescripts partners with Meditech, Vitera in effort to enable Direct messages among more than 60% of U.S. hospitals.
A Painless Path To CPOE?
Commentary  |  10/21/2013  | 
Despite evidence that computerized provider order entry systems can improve patient care, many providers have resisted due to cost and tech concerns. New KLAS report suggests an easier route.
Non-Profit Sets New Standards For Modular EHRs
News  |  10/21/2013  | 
Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative redefines Meaningful Use definitions for EHR modules.
IBM Watson's New Gig: Cancer Fighter At MD Anderson
News  |  10/18/2013  | 
Houston cancer center MD Anderson taps IBM's powerful Watson computer system to help cure eight kinds of cancers as part of its "Moon Shots" program. The first target: leukemia.
Why Doctors Hate EHR Software
Commentary  |  10/18/2013  | 
Have meaningful use incentives merely propelled sales for a lot of lousy software?
Deloitte, Intermountain Launch Healthcare Outcomes Tool
News  |  10/17/2013  | 
Big-data product PopulationMiner lets healthcare organizations and drug companies design hypotheses by looking at patient populations.
Dignity Health, Optum Launch Revenue Management Firm
News  |  10/16/2013  | 
Large West Coast healthcare system joins with healthcare IT firm to form Optum360, which aims to help hospitals prepare for new payment methods and optimize revenues.
IBM's Watson Makes Some New Rounds
News  |  10/16/2013  | 
IBM Research unveiled cognitive computing technologies to help doctors make more informed, accurate diagnostic decisions.
Patient Engagement: How To Do It Right
Commentary  |  10/14/2013  | 
Some healthcare providers have figured out the best set of IT tools to get patients more involved in their own care.
Online Service Aims To Simplify Hospital Bills
News  |  10/14/2013  | 
As the hospital revenue mix shifts from insurers to patients, online services like Simplee can improve collections with bills that are easier to understand and pay.
Boston Children's Hospital Innovation Chief Talks Hurdles
News  |  10/11/2013  | 
Boston Children's Hospital's chief innovation officer discusses innovating and overcoming the "O gap."
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