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 May 2012
Politico: Politics aside, IT could be biggest barrier to 2014 readiness.
Health IT infrastructure improvements will be part of healthcare delivery changes supported by federal and state funding.
Colorado Telehealth Network's broadband connectivity offers access to cloud-based EHRs, telemedicine, and a statewide information exchange.
Doctors who dictate their clinical notes before they're entered into an EHR have lower quality of care scores than those who type or enter structured data directly into the EHR, according to Partners Healthcare researchers.
Many small practices like the software-as-a-service approach to electronic health records because it removes tech headaches and offers low upfront costs.
Approach outlined in Congressional report prioritizes acquisition of commercial software, including open-source applications.
Enterprise exchanges owned by healthcare organizations account for most of the 40% annual growth in the market.
Unusually large number of Californian docs ask state's regional extension center, CalHIPSO, for help meeting Meaningful Use regulations, but few have actually achieved MU so far.
Consumer Partnership for eHealth calls for quicker data transfer to patients, higher threshold for exchange of clinical summaries.
Just 82 hospitals have completed the prestigious HIMSS Analytics EHR adoption program, and 17 of them belong to Banner. Is the bar for another EHR measurement--Meaningful Use--set too high?
American Hospital Association asks the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to soften requirements, push back start date, and change timeframe for penalties.
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Placed just under the skin, implanted UIs could accept touch inputs, giving users with implanted medical equipment such as pacemakers more control over their device's operation.
SUNY Buffalo researchers will use IBM Netezza appliance and third-party software to seek cures for multiple sclerosis.