Profile of Nicole Lewis
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Articles by Nicole Lewis
posted in April 2012
Urgent care centers have lagged in adoption of electronic
medical records. But with most of the country's 9,000 centers planning expansions, need is growing, says KLAS report.
Today's electronic health records don't include enough information or interoperability to enable population health management, according to Institute for Health Technology Transformation report.
Companies that manage health information and data raised 75% more capital than Q1 last year, in stark contrast to U.S. companies' overall drop of 18%, says Dow Jones VentureSource.
Most health plans say they want to improve customer communications, but they have not developed IT systems needed to send reminders to patients to take meds or start exercising, IDC Health Insights reports.
Venture capital investors put $439 million into 70 deals in 2011 for startups that develop mobile health apps and tools for online social networking and collaboration.
Healthcare organizations' ability to compete will hinge on how well
they manage their clinical and financial data, says new CSC study.
Chartered Health Plan's text messaging strategy aims to help members prevent complications, avoid costly hospital visits.
Highmark, a large Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurer in western Pennsylvania, offers some members option to consult with doctor via Internet when they are experiencing a minor illness.
New report concludes that Texas will need a larger-than-predicted crop of health IT workers in order to make EHR progress.
Health information exchange executives reveal how they keep their HIEs alive and well, in new IDC report.
Southeast Michigan Beacon Community turns to cloud-based technology to manage its health information exchange, with initial upload of 29,000 medical records.
HIMSS executive says if the Supreme Court finds the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, health IT implementation plans may be interrupted.