Profile of Marianne Kolbasuk McGeeSenior Writer, InformationWeek
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Marianne Kolbasuk McGee is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
posted in May 2011
Individuals would know who accessed their e-health information as well as details about the data disclosed.
Growing demand and a new appreciation for HIT professionals means these experts are no longer the "computer geeks" no one wants to hang out with.
Giving clinicians the ability to electronically request prior authorizations for certain medications will simplify a time-consuming, sometimes frustrating process.
The consortium of large employers is looking to make it easier for employees to use its online health records.
The new programs may eventually warn patients with chronic disorders of an impending emergency, or let them upload data directly to a personal health record.
The e-health records system will be used to help provide care at eight outpatient clinics run by the city's department of public health and several correctional facilities.
As pay-for-performance programs take center stage, you'll need expert data-gathering skills to get fully reimbursed.
Health IT spending plans in U.S., U.K., and Canada are being pumped up by government programs, reports Ovum.
Interactive Healthline BodyMaps tools introduced by Healthline and GE let users navigate 3-D images of human body, and eventually view how diseases progress.
If accountable care organizations are being set up to improve healthcare and lower costs, rules that put severe restraints on telemedicine reimbursement seem counterintuitive.
Digitized patient record and medical imaging systems consume more electricity, but reduce paper use, patient travel, reliance on plastics used in traditional X-ray films and other waste, said a Kaiser Permanente report.
Upon assuming Dr. David Blumenthal’s role at the helm of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Dr. Farzad Mostashari discussed his vision for how IT adoption will transform healthcare, progress made so far, and the road ahead.