Profile of Nicole Lewis
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Articles by Nicole Lewis
posted in August 2011
Payoff on HIEs can be hard to calculate, but analysis of a Wisconsin pilot program showed clear savings via elimination of duplicate tests.
Healthcare organizations are turning to business intelligence software to help navigate a new era in the delivery of patient care, says KLAS report.
Healthcare leaders say Apple's iPhone and iPad have revolutionized the practice of medicine and the relationship between doctors and patients.
Experts outline several ways that healthcare could be affected by deficit reduction committee's $2.4 trillion in cuts to federal spending.
Healthcare reform spells big product changes for health IT customers and vendors in the next five years, says IDC. Collaboration tools, CRM, and analytics will be key.
Proposed rule on the use of Medicare claims data to measure clinicians' performance would burden doctors and healthcare IT staff, the AMA and others say.
Nuance has introduced a medical speech recognition tool for small offices that should reduce transcription costs and make it easier to enter data into an EHR.
Obama administration will offer loans to help CAHs catch up to their urban counterparts in adopting technology to improve healthcare quality.
Integration of electronic health record with social network app helps kidney transplant patients stay on their medication schedules.
More hospitals are adopting CPOE, but the uptick should be higher, a KLAS analyst says.
Doctors can minimize risks associated with diagnosing pediatric coronary complications and other procedures using Siemens advanced computed tomography angiography systems.
Doctors will gain access to electronic health records and e-prescribing on their iPads, iPhones, and Androids.
Among those doctors still in the market for an EHR, 32% cite insufficient capital as a key challenge.
GE's Centricity Advance-Mobile app lets doctors in small practices view and update electronic medical records on an iPad.
Dell will sell NextGen's suite of healthcare applications and provide hosting as it targets the EMR marketplace.
The feds are offering $71.3 million to expand nursing education, but lack of targeted funding for nursing informatics is a missed opportunity, says a nurse leader.