Profile of Ken Terry
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Ken Terry is a freelance healthcare writer, specializing in health IT. A former technology editor of Medical Economics Magazine, he is also the author of the book Rx For Healthcare Reform.
Articles by Ken Terry
posted in November 2013
Mobile heart monitor company teams with telemedicine firm to offer patients ECG analysis via smartphone.
Online reporting is not yet mandatory, but Advisory Board consultants suggest hospitals get prepared.
Where Healthcare.gov has failed, N.Y.'s marketplace has succeeded because of good planning, say a state official and the contractor CSC.
Health IT research firm KLAS says PHM is a diverse, fast-growing market, but available products don't meet healthcare providers' needs.
DirectTrust is on track to accredit intermediaries used by nine EHR vendors that have the bulk of the EHR market.
EHR integration with Box suggests a trend: cloud services for care coordination and one-stop patient record access.
IEEE Standards Association and Continua Health Alliance team to help home-monitoring devices and mobile health apps communicate more easily with healthcare providers.
CMS should let insurance brokers use its eligibility hub to start enrolling people who have been frustrated by HealthCare.gov.
Comprehensive use of IT in 30% of physician offices would have major impact, but that is not expected to occur for 5 to 15 years, says study.
Michigan Health Information Network (MiHIN) Shared Services becomes first state-designated entity to join the national network after meeting new set of testing criteria for "plug and play" interoperability.
Despite websites' technical problems, many people managed to obtain insurance, according to Commonwealth Fund survey.
Scripps researchers laud potential, say more evidence needed to show whether apps to manage acute and chronic illnesses are safe and effective.