Current Headlines

  1. Europe’s Largest Social Health Network Invades U.S.
    7/28/2014

    HealthUnlocked provides answers to health concerns and offers support to patients. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Narrow Networks Challenge Healthcare Providers, Insurers
    7/28/2014

    Providers and insurers are wrestling with narrow-network backlash. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Dayton Children’s Hospital Recognized For Smart Use Of Web Analytics
    7/28/2014

    Report shows hospital used the web to help mothers find accurate information for their children. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. ACO Initiative Advances Patient Care Services
    7/28/2014

    Arizona’s healthcare system shifts from volume based care to a model that rewards quality and value. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  5. Texas HIE Becomes Fourth In The Nation To Achieve Full Accreditation
    7/28/2014

    Accreditation ensures Healthcare Access San Antonio is interoperable with state and federal programs, and provide the private, secure, and proper exchange of health information in accordance with established laws and public policy. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  6. CMS Warns Against Relying Too Heavily On EHRs
    7/28/2014

    “Pop-up” alerts are an important tool in EHR MU, but not the only one. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. HIT Consultants More Satisfied Than Full Time Workers
    7/25/2014

    A recent HIT survey shows that consultants are better paid and more satisfied than those who work full time. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

     

  8. App Makes Tracking Implants A Breeze
    7/25/2014

    Tracking implants from pacemakers to hip replacements is difficult, but a new app seeks to ease the process for providers. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  9. Patients Prefer Referrals Over Online Reviews
    7/25/2014

    A recent study has found individuals prefer to a see a doctor based on a referral from family or friends rather than an online review. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  10. HIPAA Doesn’t Cover All Personal Health Data
    7/25/2014

    Some personal health information is not covered under HIPAA regulations, but one study says this unregulated data can be just as sensitive.  By Katie Wike, contributing writer

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