healthcare: The Patient
Our 2013 IT Salary Survey shows most employers don't care that much about your fitness. But you should, if you want to do your job better.
Healthcare and other companies will have to push more development of the technology they'll need for the challenges ahead.
New primary care model gains momentum as payers see cost-cutting potential and consumers demand better service.
Patients and clinicians need to be aware of all the digital snake oil cluttering up the iTunes store.
The oldest -- and most effective -- social engineering trick in the book remains getting on the phone and impersonating an insider. Ask Kate...
America's patient safety record is a source of embarrassment that angers both clinicians and patients. The right IT tools can help mitigate the...
Genuine healthcare reform can't happen until facilities and doctors get patients more involved in their own care. To do that, patients need fast...
Mobile technology could play a huge role in meeting the federal MU regulations, but the Stage 2 rulebook virtually ignores this potential.
Accountable care organizations rely on software tools to deliver cost-effective care. But ACOs may be built on a shaky foundation.
If the industry remains resistant to change, it will eventually render itself obsolete.
Look for growth in mobile health, telemedicine, clinical analytics, and personal health records—and an EHR vendor shakeout.
Getting providers and IT leaders to think in terms of population health, not just about the patient in the office, is challenging but doable.
Several thought leaders are pushing the PHM approach to healthcare, but we need more sophisticated EHRs and clinical analytics systems to make it...
As healthcare providers incorporate deep analytics and advanced clinical decision support into everyday practice, they'll turn standardized...
Federal and private policy makers are insisting that healthcare providers get patients more involved in their own care, but that's not going to...
Healthcare analytics startup offers insights into how to develop the numbers when it counts for everything.
Many doctors frown on consumers' interest in mobile health, says PwC report. But that's only half the story.
Meeting the pay for performance challenge requires more sophisticated capabilities in EHRs and more physician cooperation.
Supreme Court's upcoming decision on healthcare reform and feds' Meaningful Use Stage 2 final rules add up to a heated summer for healthcare IT execs.
The problem with this kind of booming market? It attracts not only the best and brightest but also IT developers looking for quick profits with...
Some hospitals and doctors oppose giving patients electronic data as quickly as required by proposed Meaningful Use Stage 2 regulations. Consumer...
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health uses Microsoft's customer relationship management platform to rapidly develop niche health-related...
We hear so much about the transformative power of medical informatics, and no doubt some of it is more hype than reality. These three examples are...
HITECH Act is prompting widespread adoption of e-health records, but there's more to "Meaningful Use" than what's in the government's programs.
From medication reminders to wearable body sensors, mobile health solutions will become a vital part of our lives and many organizations' services.
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May 23, 2013
IT leaders, brace yourself for pain as you push for agility. Business needs are emerging so rapidly that tools don't exist to support them, said...
May 22, 2013
Federal health agency offers funding for new models of nonhospital care that cut federal health expenditures, improve health of specific patient...
May 21, 2013
Social networking site PatientsLikeMe loans its 200,000-member community to academic and pharma researchers to validate online questionnaires that...
May 17, 2013
Hopkins physician Jay Sanders, known as the father of telemedicine, says emphasis should be on changing patient behavior.
May 17, 2013
Boston Children's Hospital's pioneering approach would bar parents from seeing sensitive portions of their children's personal health records.
May 17, 2013
American Medical Association report finds that doctors who use EHRs during exams can maintain a good relationship with patients as long as...
May 15, 2013
Larry Page has published a Google+ post explaining his recent voice problems.
May 09, 2013
Telemedicine expert Rashid Bashshur says mobile health technologies must integrate with EHRs to make accountable care organizations work.
May 09, 2013
Former national health IT coordinator moves to the vendor side, aims to use high-speed mobile data infrastructure to give patients more care options.
May 03, 2013
Myfamily app presents content from Healthfinder.gov site to help consumers take charge of their healthcare.
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