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 August 2011
Michael Robinson named head of U.S. healthcare operations, while physician Dennis Schmuland becomes company's first chief health strategy officer.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and eight other health systems are building the first regional HIE to make it easier to share patient data.
Electronic health record data stores bring legal liability fears,
logistical headaches for healthcare organizations, attorneys say.
Patients, pharmaceutical companies, governments, and not-for-profits get help verifying authenticity of medications.
Redundant medication orders occurred more often with computerized physician order entry and clinical decision support systems than without.
The ONC is seeking input on metadata standards that it believes can advance electronic health information exchange across different architectures and allow patients to more easily manage their own health information.
The nation's largest public health plan seeks to streamline patient referrals and reduce wait times for specialists.
The healthcare business management company's majority shareholder and board approve deal with Blackstone, but minority owners protest.
The Institute of Medicine urges HHS to create system that taps into electronic health records and patient-compiled data to help prevent and treat chronic heart and lung conditions.
The much-criticized network would have covered 52 million England residents; local health authorities now empowered to build IT infrastructure of their choice.
With Medicare set to stop paying for preventable hospital readmissions in October, healthcare organizations are turning to business intelligence tools to reduce the risk.