Profile of Paul Cerrato
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Paul Cerrato has worked as a healthcare editor and writer for 30 years, including for InformationWeek Healthcare, Contemporary OBGYN, RN magazine and Advancing OBGYN, published by the Yale University School of Medicine. He has been extensively published in business and medical literature, including Business and Health and the Journal of the American Medical Association. He has also lectured at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons and Westchester Medical Center.
Articles by Paul Cerrato
posted in March 2012
Many healthcare websites provide valuable information that can help prepare you for the next doctor's visit. But some serve up misinformation that just might land you in the hospital. Here's how to tell the difference.
Despite attempts to find a common standard for healthcare data communications, it still feels like the Tower of Babel.
Natural language processing combined with voice recognition produces clinical language understanding, which has the potential to profoundly change how information gets into clinical systems.
Clinicians are frustrated by immature clinical information systems and questionable pay-for-performance rules. Understanding their angst can bring about cost-effective patient care.
If you think the recent Health Affairs report proves e-access to patient records increases healthcare costs, you need to take a closer look at the data.
Patient-centric medical homes are touted to fix the healthcare cost crisis, but the deep pockets and extensive IT resources they require aren't available to every healthcare provider.