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 August 2011
Embedding NLP into electronic health records allows clinicians to spot more postop complications, finds JAMA study.
Project reaches a development milestone, but vendors and labs greet national standard specifications for outpatient lab results and orders with a yawn.
Digital pen technology becomes an option from more EHR vendors. Will it help doctors cross the bridge away from legacy process?
Cloud computing could boost adoption of computerized physician order entry systems necessary for Meaningful Use, says consultant.
The Direct Project, the national protocol for secure clinical
messaging, will soon be available to all Wisconsin healthcare
Leading maker of hospital "badges" that permit instant communication has been growing by leaps and bounds.
A major insurer and a large hospital system have joined forces with Accenture and Allscripts to convince the "little guy" to finally get on the e-highway.
Successful ACOs require new health information exchanges, better EHR functionality, and the ability to measure true outcomes. Two experts say we're not there yet.
Vendors need to provide native applications and more intelligence to get EHRs to "play nicely" with mobile devices.
Healthcare organization lashes out at New England Journal of Medicine commentary suggesting that AMA's financial interest in promoting prescription drug data mining is greater than its support for physician privacy.
Clinicians with access to electronic health records find it easier to construct the registries needed to pinpoint at-risk patents, but one expert questions whether they'll use these powerful tools.
HealthSouth will roll out the EHR to 97 inpatient rehabilitation facilities in 26 states over five years so it can handle Medicare's new system of bundled payments.