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Articles by Nicole Lewis
posted in June 2011
Two ONC-funded Beacon Communities will pilot a mobile health campaign to aid in diagnosis and treatment of the prevalent chronic illness.
Humana helps subsidize physicians interested in implementing Allscripts' EHR system.
Nearly every person in a recent IBM survey said ease-of-use is the top factor in selecting one device over another, with price a clear second.
Portico has spent nearly a decade developing technology that manages healthcare provider contracts and financial arrangements for insurance companies.
Health IT index helps physicians quickly assess their need for EHRs, clinical databases, and secure communication.
The National Institutes of Health has launched MedlinePlus Connect, enabling electronic health records to link patients directly to up-to-date medical information.
The feds say health IT should play a pivotal role in preventing disease through expanded use of EHRs, telemedicine, and social media.
More than 40% of medical practices have not begun implementing the HIPAA Version 5010 electronic transaction standards, according to a Medical Group Management Association survey.
The Infosys Health Benefit Exchange will help states set up insurance exchanges and assist payers in marketing their plans to a wider audience.
Personal health record's software development kit makes it easier to develop healthcare apps for Windows Phone 7, iPhone, and Android.
Organizations like Walgreens, Aetna, and the National Cancer Institute are pushing developers to use government data to help improve the nation's health.
A recent clinical study suggests that health IT did not translate into direct benefits for patients in terms of quality of care.
Looking ahead, increased spending will likely pay for health-related video games, programs to rate physicians and hospitals, and mobile health applications, says PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Initiative breaks new ground as it encourages private sector to innovate around key challenges in health IT, using contests and rewards as incentive.
Many physicians remain unconvinced that new electronic health records systems will improve the ability to deliver care.
Small practices are feeling the pinch as costs mount and once useful EMR systems become prematurely obsolete.
The American College of Physicians says the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services needs to loosen its requirements if it wants enough medical practices to get on board.
EMRs significantly reduced mortality in neonates, but did not impact SIDS, congenital, or accidental deaths, according to a study published in the Journal of Political Economy.