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 2013
FDA outlines risks such as lost signals and recommends stringent security measures -- but document is not the last regulatory word.
Mana Health portal will give patients the ability to view records from multiple doctors in one place, a first for statewide health information exchanges.
More clinicians than ever are "digital omnivores," using smartphones, tablets, and computers for clinical work, survey says.
Converting nearly half of core measures to e-measures saves time, but there are limits to what EHRs can do, cautions study.
Connectivity firm takes giant step toward providing Direct messaging access to providers nationwide.
ONC study suggests ways that providers could increase data interchange.
Government could tie Medicare reimbursement to information sharing by providers, suggests CMS/ONC report.
Hospitals have keen interest in analytics for population health management, but tech is still in early stages, according to new survey.
Employers can steer patients to best facilities, pressure local hospitals to improve, healthcare purchaser coalition asserts.
Indiana Health Information Exchange and Predixion Software to co-develop apps for hospitals to prevent relapses, choose best treatments and reduce redundant testing.
The VA's focus on efficiency and controlling the costs of treating aging patients have made it a telehealth model. Can the private sector learn from its example?
HIEs have been slow to develop offerings that organizations can use to improve care coordination, says report.
Half a million veterans got healthcare via home monitors, videoconferencing and other remote services in 2012, says agency. VA telehealth is growing 29% a year.