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 April 2012
Study suggests that older, small-practice, specialist, and independent doctors are less likely to have EHRs than are other physicians.
Walgreens lets consumers check pharmacists' training and languages spoken, and also make pharmacy appointments.
Patient kiosks expedite routine healthcare in California emergency departments, despite nurses' perceptions that they impede workflow, researchers say.
Blue Shield of California finds social apps and rewards engage its
employees in wellness programs, sees potential for its insurance
Department of Veterans Affairs proposal signals expansion of a decade-old VA program to move more healthcare out of expensive hospitals and into patients' homes.
Some gadgets do cool tricks and some save lives. Seamless integration with Bluetooth 4.0-enabled smartphones brings tiny devices worn beneath garments, watching the well-being of the elderly, student athletes.
U.S. healthcare providers should learn from their overseas colleagues who use social networking to improve care management, engage patients, and communicate with other doctors, CSC report finds.
Center for Health Transformation played major role in promoting health IT to Congress and the healthcare industry.
VA hospitals encountered lots of problems--some unanticipated--when they implemented an EHR and bar code medication administration system.
Non-profit organization study finds that public health information exchanges still face big obstacles, despite much effort and investments including $564 million in federal funds.
Automated Alere system should reduce test reporting errors for patients on blood thinner warfarin, sending the data to an EHR when appropriate.