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 May 2011
A family doctor with a six-physician center in Ohio recommends building spreadsheets to track progress and ease the attestation process.
Companies link insurance claims and clinical data to help researchers improve medical outcomes.
Seven percent of U.S. doctors now conduct video chats with patients, even if they still shun email interactions, according to a survey by Manhattan Research.
New Mexico study shows promise in extending specialty care to rural areas, but new payment models are needed.
CMS will soon be issuing the first bonuses to providers for meeting federal EHR standards.
CCHIT will accept EHR applications from vendors beginning on June 2.
The Arizona service provider is one of the first mental health providers to launch a health information exchange to share patient records with care partners.
By applying analytics to medical journal articles, Rand researchers were able to uncover dangerous side effects before regulators' existing systems could.
Creation of revenue streams for remote services means doctors are running out of excuses for dismissing the technology, say Mayo, University of Miami leaders.
Riding on the success of a growing vendor market and the recent HIMSS conference, the city's chamber of commerce is pitching the southern city as the "epicenter for health information technology."
Coalition platform calls consumers "most significant untapped resource in healthcare," demands a role in ensuring that health information exchange and other technologies consider their needs, expectations.
Electronic medical records and other technology can improve quality and manage growing patient demand, according to a survey of health professionals by the American Society for Quality.
Physicians say systems are often too difficult to use and don't provide useful data, diminishing potential safety and cost-savings benefits.
Electronic health records and other IT systems support "medical home" concepts of information sharing, care coordination, and evidence-based medicine, said American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement.
Groups seek to ease physician transition to 5010 transactions, ICD-10 coding