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 April 2012
Study finds that only 11% of physicians have the technical capabilities to meet federal standards that define how an electronic health record system is to be used in a meaningful way.
Study finds little improvement in how doctors with access to computerized alerts treat elderly patients with cognitive impairment.
Clinical decision support vendor Zynx Health finds electronic health records fall short in treating heart failure, pneumonia.
Healthcare cost reports are doing little to help consumers pick quality providers or save money, for themselves or the healthcare system at large, expert says.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposes clinical reporting standards that physicians and hospitals will use to qualify for Stage 2 Meaningful Use bonus payments.
Study finds that prescribing clinicians often are overwhelmed and confused by electronic medication alerts generated by EHRs, in part because most warnings are intended for pharmacists. Now the Indianapolis VA is testing for ways to revamp the alerts.