Profile of Neil Versel
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Neil Versel is a journalist specializing in health IT, mobile health, patient safety, quality of care & the business of healthcare. He’s also a board member of @HealtheVillages.
Articles by Neil Versel
posted in October 2011
Attendees at Medical Group Management Association conference urged to learn ANSI X12 version 5010 data format to prepare for medical coding changes in 2013.
Medical Group Management Association fears that cash flow will stop because many practices aren't ready for new transaction standards.
The jury's out on whether electronic health records increase malpractice lawsuits, but vendor pledges to help cut risk for some customers.
EHRs may reduce medical liability for some errors, but could create new forms of medical liability and expose existing liability issues, says report.
Harris will install GE Centricity system to boost patient throughput for 6,000 surgeons at 130 Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals.
Centricity customers should hold off on Meaningful Use attestation until problem is fixed, the company says.
Feds cut measurement requirements in half and encourage, but don't mandate, electronic health records and health information exchanges.
How the most astute hospitals and practices are putting those billions of dollars in federal stimulus funds to productive use.
EHR vendor Meditech is integrating its system with Awarepoint's tracking software for better emergency care.
Microsoft sells an Asian software line to Orion Health and partners with the company to integrate its tech into HIEs and data analytics products.
Federal advisers say it's premature to include metadata standards in Meaningful Use Stage 2.
Shareable Ink allows doctors to capture electronic health record data with pen and paper.
Dell, Merge Healthcare partnership gives clinicians free access to the software vendor's image sharing system, also adds flexibility for selling add-on services.
Investors sue U.S. contractor CSC, claiming it concealed its inability to complete failed $18 billion U.K. National EHR Program.
Practice Fusion apps to give doctors on the go access to medical records.