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 March 2012
Some are making strong efforts to spread health IT, but a dozen are not yet paying providers for EHR adoption.
Sharecare, made famous by Dr. Oz, now available via Walgreens' Facebook page.
Several imaginative mobile apps turn preventive health into competitive fun.
Despite electronic health record proliferation, 80% of medical offices are still using paper records, reports digital pen vendor's survey.
California Healthcare Foundation's investment in Pipeline Healthcare Solutions could help rural and safety-net hospitals gain round-the-clock access to pharmacists' expertise.
KLAS survey shows that most electronic health records systems are not tailored to medical or surgical specialties.
Cloud services, help from feds, and backing from parent institutions all credited for recent surge in adoption of electronic health records by small physicians' offices.
FDA and the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT discuss including a universal device identifier (UDI) in stage 3 of the Meaningful Use program to boost patient safety.
Most hospitals and medical offices that have enrolled in the Nationwide Health Information Network exchange are connecting to two key government programs.
Company's Global Patient Safety Network will help providers collaborate online with their peers and analyze safety incident data.
NLP tied to speech recognition software can help physicians enter structured data into computers more easily.
Industry-wide alliance Health Story aims to use natural-language
processing to turn free text such as doctors' notes and reports into
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services hopes new rules will improve communications between providers through use of single standard for continuity of care documents, standardized terminology, and Direct secure messaging.