Current Headlines

  1. Patient Volume Decreases 14% With Each HIT System Implemented
    11/25/2014

    A recent survey shows doctors feel that healthcare technology is impeding their ability to see more patients. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. HIT Gaining Acceptance With Both Providers And Patients
    11/25/2014

    Acceptance of health IT is up among providers and consumers alike, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. Alert Fatigue Drives Clinician Turnover
    11/25/2014

    EHR alerts can lead to decreased satisfaction and the stress may even lead to some providers considering a different career. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Patient Education Through EHRs
    11/25/2014

    A Texas hospital invests in education to provide better patient experiences and, ultimately, better patient outcomes. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  5. Brennan Named Head Of Office Of Enterprise Data And Analytics
    11/25/2014

    CMS creates new office to oversee data collection and dissemination in transparency efforts. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. EHR’s Powers Of Suggestion Dictating Drug Prescriptions
    11/25/2014

    A study out of Pennsylvania shows physicians are more likely to choose cheaper prescription drugs when the EHR system lists generics first. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  7. Call For Speakers For Rural ACO Summit In Washington, DC
    11/25/2014

    The National Rural Accountable Care Consortium is seeking speakers for theRural ACO Summit, a free educational conference set for February 2, in Washington, DC.

  8. 2 NY HIEs To Merge As HealthlinkNY
    11/24/2014

    The aim of the new collaborative is to unify the exchange of health data in New York State. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. One-Third Of Americans Don’t Know They’re Diabetic
    11/24/2014

    Many of those with undiagnosed diabetes have even seen a doctor in the past twelve months. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Insurance Marketplace Tops The List Of The OIG’s Annual Summary Of Challenges
    11/24/2014

    The Office Of Inspector General study identifies the top vulnerabilities and obstacles for HHS. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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