Profile of Ken Terry
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Ken Terry is a freelance healthcare writer, specializing in health IT. A former technology editor of Medical Economics Magazine, he is also the author of the book Rx For Healthcare Reform.
Articles by Ken Terry
posted in December 2013
Patient portals, direct messaging, and medical identity theft will keep healthcare execs on their toes in the new year.
Step back, EHRs. These healthcare IT innovations are poised to take center stage in 2014.
Dr. Karen DeSalvo receives high praise for her post-Katrina work in New Orleans and her extensive experience in health IT.
Telehealth regulations differ in each of the 50 states, inhibiting use of technology to treat patients, say proposed law's sponsors.
Wearable fitness devices intrigue more people, says CEA study. Smartphones and wireless connectivity play a big supporting role.
Vanderbilt, West Corp., and West Health Institute collaborate on research to streamline and improve chronic illness care through technology.
CommonWell Health Alliance, a group of EHR vendors, enlists providers in Illinois, and in North and South Carolina to try its patient matching and information exchange system.
Health tech firm offers prescription infrastructure for healthcare providers, along with consumer health app rankings.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services extend period for attesting to Meaningful Use stage 2 regulations through 2016. Meanwhile, hospitals worry about meeting stage 2 in 2014.
Convenience is the main reason doctors choose digital channels sponsored by drug companies over in-person visits from pharmaceutical reps.
Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council is preparing to launch one of the largest regional health information exchanges in the US.
Former ONC chief David Blumenthal says a disconnect between the contracting office and IT managers increases the risk that government tech projects like HealthCare.gov will fail.
Study results are mixed on how portals affect the quality and efficiency of patient care, suggesting more research is needed.