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Articles by Anthony Guerra
posted in May 2011
We need an accurate and fast data-feedback loop. IT data reports that take six months or more to come out don't make the grade.
With a majority of healthcare groups using such services, the key to success is knowing what services to send out and what to keep in-house.
The feds want your involvement in Accountable Care Organizations and Meaningful Use, but will you see a meaningful return on investment?
CIOs may believe that primary-care-centric EMRs are the way to go, but all too often, it's the best-paid specialists who call the shots.
The American Hospital Association says the feds used figures based on physician group practices that already have many ACO elements in place.
Letting patients restrict access to their records could hurt efforts to improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs, the advocacy group says.
CHIME, the National Association of State Chief Information Officers, and several private organizations are all influencing the development of health information exchanges.
The chairman of the Health IT Policy Committee seems to be adopting a more realistic attitude about what's possible versus what's desired.