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Articles by Nicole Lewis
posted in August 2010
Changes in reimbursement practices more important that government incentives in driving physician practices to adopt electronic health record software, reports Frost & Sullivan.
HealthCare.gov hopes transparency on health policy costs, claim denials drives down costs and helps consumers and businesses make better decisions.
Technology upgrades will add e-prescribing, patient and provider web portals, and compliance with HIPAA regulations.
Supporting development of future Nationwide Health Information Network capabilities is focus of Department of Health and Human Services work.
Report released by the Vice President offers examples of how federal investment in health IT is expected to save billions in medical costs and improve patient care.
Grants are part of $32 million the Department of Health and Human Services has allocated in 2010 for improving healthcare in underserved areas of the country.
Key questions healthcare providers should ask before signing an electronic health record vendor agreement detailed by lawyer.
Advisers detail how health information exchanges should ensure safety and accuracy of patient medical information while still complying with meaningful use requirements.
Informatica platform will help the cancer hospital integrate patient data, identify patient trends, and predict staffing and supply requirements.
Partners in the healthcare delivery system include the FCC, AT&T, the University of California, and more than 800 medical facilities.
Provision of applications support and maintenance for processing Medicare Part B claims will expand Hewlett-Packard's longstanding relationship with the federal health insurance program.
Two-thirds of the quality reporting requirements aren't captured in current hospital electronic health record systems, finds CSC study.
Development of software and services for the Department of Health and Human Services' Early Retiree Reinsurance Program will add 100 IT jobs.
Software helps reduce healthcare costs by encouraging chronically ill patients to comply with recommended medical care.
Current e-health record software fails to help clinicians identify patients who need additional services, finds government report.
The startup, launched with $5 million in venture funding, aims to help physicians and patients identify "patterns of influence."
Agency looking into whether 510(k) approval process allows safe and effective devices to enter the market without stifling innovation.
American Medical Association will offer the practice management and e-health record software through a SaaS model.
Collaborative Care Solution lets healthcare providers meet meaningful use, other certification criteria without having to directly manage IT systems.
Complying with government mandates, developing viable business model are top concerns of HIEs, finds eHealth Initiative.
Work on the Department of Health and Human Services' Nationwide Health Information Network to include issuing digital certificates, updating network directories, and providing help desk support.
Videoconferencing can serve inmates' healthcare needs while reducing costs and improving security, said Verizon.