Profile of Nicole Lewis
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Articles by Nicole Lewis
posted in September 2012
Nonprofit group eHealth Initiative says clinics in poor neighborhoods can improve patients' health and cut hospitalizations by using mobile devices, patient Web portals, and social networks to monitor and inform.
Federal Communications Commission announces new measures to promote mobile technology in healthcare industry, including hiring its own healthcare czar.
States confront huge technology challenges and opportunities with federally mandated HIXs. A new report offers guidance to ease the transition.
Nevada awards $72 million to Xerox to build its health insurance exchange system--and to prepare the state for the onslaught of users.
Insurers can help solve problems such as medication errors and duplication of services if providers share clinical and financial data, says new PricewaterhouseCoopers report.
To survive, HIEs need to implement performance metrics to show they can improve quality of care and reduce costs.
Many states will use their portion of the $765 million grant to grow the IT capabilities of their health insurance exchanges.
With EHR installation a done deal, many health providers look to consulting firms for smaller Meaningful Use projects, KLAS study shows.
U.S. healthcare system needs to transform itself into a "continuous learning machine" that uses technology to provide doctors with timely information, says Institute of Medicine report.
Oncologists can use the tool to help meet Meaningful Use regulations on patient engagement.
Electronic health records may focus a doctor's attention on certain medical conditions, leading to undertreatment for depression, researchers suggest.
Final stage 2 MU rule offers healthcare providers some compromises and EHR tweaks, and also requires greater patient engagement.
Mobile health devices that monitor vital signs will become more standard, pushing market to $6 billion by 2016, says IMS Research.