ACO Top Content

  1. Parent Portal Usage Increases Preventative Care For Children

    Parents who use online tools to access their children’s information are 2.5 times more likely to take them to well-child checks. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. Utilizing Evidence-Based Order Sets To Improve Core Measures

    Order sets provide physicians with supporting medical evidence and narrative guidelines that help them meet best practices with core measures performance and quality metrics By Greg Bengel, contributing writer

  3. FDA Wants Access To EHRs

    Food and Drug Administration would collect data from EHR systems to identify safety issues and dangerous pharmaceuticals By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Patient Engagement Tips For MU

    Meaningful Use requires providers reach a certain level of patient engagement; involving patients in their own healthcare is key Katie Wike, contributing writer

  5. Narrow Networks Challenge Healthcare Providers, Insurers

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

  6. Choose An EHR For Continuity Of Care

    Virginia Hospital Center Physician Group selects eClinicalWorks EHR, anticipates improved communications between locations By Wendy Grafius, contributing writer

  7. EHNAC Releases ACO Accreditation Draft Criteria For Public Comments

    Criteria released for public review for EHNAC’s Accountable Care Organization Accreditation Program. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Providers Unwilling To Fund HIEs At Required Level

    As more providers participate in HIEs, questions about long-term funding makes sustainability a major problem for HIE organizations. By Greg Bengel, contributing writer

  9. Expert Offers Advice On Maintaining Data Security

    With the September 23 deadline for covered entities to reach compliance with the final HIPAA omnibus rule approaching, one expert talks about how providers can ensure data security By Greg Bengel, contributing writer

  10. National Coordinator For Health IT: EHRs On Track

    Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, writes on the current state of electronic health records. By Rebecca McCurry, contributing writer