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Articles by Nicole Lewis
posted in October 2011
Clinicians need more EHR instruction than they now receive, report says.
UC technologies can help healthcare organizations adapt to pay-for-performance reimbursement models, finds IDC study.
Thirty-six percent of consumers interested in sending health data to their doctors via a wireless device; 32% would do a video consult, survey says.
Venture capital for healthcare software and IT services hit $207 million in the third quarter of 2011, a 14% increase compared to Q3 2010.
Hospital EHR adoption is expected to expand significantly as advanced systems are implemented to meet Meaningful Use criteria, a Frost & Sullivan study says.
Tablets, smartphones become standard medical equipment due to their affordability, convenience.
Blue Shield of California will provide cash infusion to help 18 providers implement health IT to develop accountable care organizations.
Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will fund technology to coordinate treatment for people with mental health and substance use disorders.
Mobile health technology aims to keep older adults healthy and living independently.
ACOs will require a robust health information technology infrastructure to thrive and survive, a new report says.
Two-thirds say their vendors' IT systems don't have the necessary tools to help them meet Meaningful Use criteria, finds KLAS study.
Expanded services in American Indian and Alaska Native communities could improve healthcare quality and reduce costs, says Indian Health Service official.
Coding and Reimbursement System update helps providers comply with mandatory ICD-10 conversions.
Clairvia's Care Value Management suite will be integrated into Cerner's broader cloud-based and interoperability platforms, Cerner Healthe Intent and CareAware.
Informatics Corporation of America's CareAlign patient data platform will help connect electronic health records from healthcare facilities in the region.
To address that thorny issue, ONC has hired APP Design to develop an electronic consent initiative that will educate patients about their choices.
As dollars are distributed under CMS' EHR incentive programs, the agency is establishing an appeals process for applicants that don't make the grade.
National Association of State CIOs says HIEs won't be sustainable without new ways to generate revenue and cut costs.