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Articles by Nicole Lewis
posted in June 2010
Wounded soldiers, pregnant women, and diabetes patients are receiving medical and appointment reminders to support their rehabilitation and treatment.
UPMC Health Plan allows members to use Internet technology to get answers about claims, billing, benefits, and other insurance information.
Small medical practices serving Medicaid patients have been reluctant to adopt electronic health records because they're already overwhelmed with providing medical services.
Government stimulus funds will help, but not quickly cure, the lag in health IT adoption caused by years of failure to invest in new technology.
Use of a wireless reminder instrument led to a 27% higher rate of patients taking their medications on time.
The multi-payer web portal will integrate administrative, clinical, and financial applications in a Software-as-a-Service-based electronic medical record for small medical practices.
Healthcare professionals can get information on federal electronic health record incentives.
The temporary certification will let healthcare organizations qualify their electronic health record systems and receive incentive payments through the Department of Health and Human Services.
However, despite years of hype around electronic medical records, a poll indicates that actual adoption rate and patient enthusiasm remain low.
Seventeen hospitals will save millions of dollars by combining their purchase orders through VHA SupplyNetworks ordering system.
The customer relationship management platform enables health plans to manage and monitor their marketing and sales processes and interoperate with state health insurance exchanges.
Online healthcare through video, secure chat, or phone will be available to WellPoint's insurance plan members starting late this year.
Health IT pros are advised to look beyond implementing new IT systems to focus on showing how those systems will improve healthcare delivery.
CompuMed partners with a nonprofit group to put heart monitoring devices in school health centers.
Technology and consulting services will help state health departments meet requirements of healthcare reform legislation.
The stock deal positions Allscripts to accelerate electronic health record adoption among hospitals, physician practices, and other health delivery organizations.
Companion Data Services received a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services contract to host the National Level Repository, which will track healthcare providers' meaningful use of technology.
Funds are meant to accelerate the adoption of electronic health records among health centers serving low-income and individuals.
The software-as-a-service offering aims to help smaller medical offices overcome steep barriers to electronic medical record system adoption.
IT companies, researchers, patients, and others will gain access to federal health information through an online data warehouse.
An HP executive's assertion that the healthcare sector isn't investing enough in health IT is backed up by a Dow Jones study.