September/October 2013 HTO Issue
|From The Editor|
Finally … Proof Of Health IT ROI
Opponents of HITECH’s $27-billion EHR Meaningful Use program have long argued that while the financial incentives have been successful at promoting EHR adoption, the technology itself has not delivered on its promise of improving care or lowering costs. Well, these detractors may soon be forced to eat crow. Some third-party data has recently emerged that provides clear evidence of the cost-reducing power of health IT.
Practices Under Pressure: 6 Ways To Cope With Rising Health IT Demands
The financial and resource requirements for health IT deployments are becoming too much for many physicians practices to bear. These 6 tips can help you successfully tackle the health IT beast.
Is Meaningful Use Worth The Effort?
Attesting for Meaningful Use is a time-consuming and costly endeavor for physicians practices. Many practices are beginning to see the fruits of their labor, but others still think the program is misguided.
Olympic Lessons In EHR Adoption
Intermountain’s Telehealth Triumph
RTLS Provides Hospital With The Gift Of Time
Don’t Sit On The ACO Sidelines
Smartphones Usher In New Era Of Nursing Care
The Real Value Of Clinical Decision Support (CDS)
Leverage PM To Prep For ICD-10