Profile of Neil Versel
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Neil Versel is a journalist specializing in health IT, mobile health, patient safety, quality of care & the business of healthcare. He’s also a board member of @HealtheVillages.
Articles by Neil Versel
posted in February 2013
Women's health screening rates for many common conditions rise as IT becomes more sophisticated, study finds.
New Healthagen business unit will sell integrated care coordination, population health management, physician workflow transformation services.
Practice management services vendor Kareo bought intellectual property, hired CMIO before Epocrates agreed to takeover by Athenahealth.
Noted health policy researcher Ashish Jha says new Medicare penalties on 30-day hospital readmissions promote accountability, but may not improve patient outcomes.
Bina Technologies introduces analytics platform designed to cut human genome processing time, make personalized medicine more accessible.
Incoming CHIME CEO seeks to give health IT professionals a greater leadership role in public policy, offer "tactical and practical" assistance to overburdened CIOs.
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) elaborates on its plans for using health IT and patient engagement to deliver safer care.
HHS's "light regulatory approach" to a national patient safety plan draws qualified praise from industry trade groups.
The two systems vendors are said to be in talks to cooperate on health information exchange.
Study finds good outcomes, high patient satisfaction and average savings of $88 per case with use of Minnesota telehealth service for common ailments. State laws prevent wide expansion.
Ex-Bush Treasury secretary and Alcoa chief Paul O'Neill says
president should use upcoming State of the Union address to call for hospitals to submit daily online report of all accidents, infections and medication errors.