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Articles by Nicole Lewis
posted in September 2011
Allscripts has joined forces with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina to expand the reach of its MyWay electronic health record tool.
Organizations serving people with mental and substance use disorders get grants to improve IT capabilities.
Breast imaging reports that use speech recognition are more likely to have errors than those generated by a transcriptionist.
The feds have yet to explain exactly what's needed to participate in an Accountable Care Organization, but many providers are ready jump on the bandwagon anyway.
Health Care Cost Institute established to analyze health insurance claims data with the goal of finding new ways to cut costs.
With the deadline to migrate to HIPAA 5010 electronic transaction standards looming, Healthcare Information and Management System Society questions whether the industry is ready.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has asked HHS not to include metadata standards to support Meaningful Use Stage 2.
Wireless transceivers may help monitor breathing rates of surgery patients, adults with sleep apnea, and babies at risk of sudden infant death syndrome, according to a university study.
Department of Health and Human Services task force issues recommendations for health text messaging on mobile phones.
State taps Accenture to develop standards and an interoperability plan to help with medical data exchange.
Health and Human Services' proposed rule to let patients directly access their lab test results electronically may do more harm than good, according to physician leaders.
Pilot study will send patient information to physicians' smartphones in the exam room, where critical clinical decisions are made.
Health IT professionals are tapping into social media tools for marketing, for business development, for patient engagement, and for personal use, according to a Frost & Sullivan survey.
Healthcare systems that link pharmacy data with electronic health records see better compliance with patients picking up their medications, reports Kaiser Permanente study.
Doppler radar technology is also used in research to help detect oncoming illnesses, fall risk in older adults.
Forty grant recipients will get about $300,000 each to purchase technology, install broadband networks, and train staff members.
The insurer has developed a cloud-based "accelerator" program that may help clinicians more accurately report patient data, meet National Committee for Quality Assurance standards, and improve their bottom line.