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 June 2013
Big data software application OutcomesMiner can help researchers pinpoint specific shared characteristics of patients in various scenarios.
Online health communities that include providers as well as patients can improve patient engagement and offer other benefits to both groups, says study.
Partners' Center for Connected Health, having shown that monitoring can improve patient outcomes, inserts data into clinician workflow.
Revamped website, call center and other educational efforts aim to help enroll 7 million people in state HIEs within six months.
Physician groups are far behind the curve and hospitals aren't doing much better, but the feds insist they won't delay the deadline again.
Apps that cover diseases found primarily in wealthy countries dominate online stores, while serious conditions that affect poor nations are largely ignored.
Public-private entity that manages the eHealth Exchange gains momentum, eyes expansion into other areas of health information exchange.
Pew Internet study finds more caregivers than non-caregivers use the Internet for health information, drug and provider ratings, and social support.
New collaborative of healthcare organizations to develop tools to manage population health, using version of IBM's Netezza warehousing appliance.
Web-based program forecasted a positive return on investment in remote monitoring for all five California healthcare groups who tested it.
Company sees waste and low productivity in healthcare as opportunity for technology solutions.
Industry leaders praise voluntary code as move in the right direction. However, some of the code's fine print is not so inspiring.
IT roadmap from certification group, most detailed yet, describes what will be needed for population health management.
Third-party interfaces to iPad native applications allow more EHR vendors to voice-enable their products.
Focus on helping doctors use its ambulatory electronic health record software pays off for EHR upstart Athenahealth in KLAS Research survey.
More practices plan to join HIEs, but rise is slow, and far more hospital-owned than private practices are interested, says study.
Doctors rate and recommend mobile apps for consumers, but none of the reviews are negative.
Federal health agency studies the data standards, security, methods and other factors needed to support patient-centered outcomes research.
More than 100 EHRs will offer mobile access, native iPad versions or both by 2014, but voice recognition is still missing.