health IT

The digital disconnect in post-acute careHealth IT change is coming to nursing facilities and home health agencies, fixing a problem for physicians
5 ways to get the most out of an IT partner
5 ways to get the most out of an IT partnerWhile the widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) among healthcare providers is here, the dramatic boost in efficiency across the healthcare system that was supposed to accompany this shift has yet to be fully realized.
How will health IT trends evolve in 2017?
How will health IT trends evolve in 2017?Waves of predictions about the health IT industry roll in at the end of every year. But how accurate were they in 2016?
Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physicians
Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physiciansPatients are torn between whether they want their physicians to use technology or not.
MACRA cuts back health IT criteria for physicians
MACRA cuts back health IT criteria for physiciansMedicare reimbursement reform efforts bring pros and cons for healthcare technology use
Why have EHRs failed to deliver their promised efficiency benefits?
Why have EHRs failed to deliver their promised efficiency benefits?Why has health technology been so slow to deliver on its promised benefits to hospitals and physicians?
Four things to know about the 21st Century Cures ActThe 21st Century Cures Act, a landmark medical research bill, offers healthcare executives a promising future.
Four ways demand for healthcare data will grow in 2017“Repeal and replace” or “replace and improve” activities on The Hill, though not “business as usual,” won’t necessary slow down data-driven focus areas in healthcare that will continue in 2017.
Top problems with EHRs and emerging risks jeopardize care qualityAn ASH presenter describes how better health IT and better institutional practices are necessary to leverage EHRs for quality of care.
Remote Patient Monitoring is a Wise Investment for PayersThe results of Geneia’s year-long study – a savings of $8,375 per patient and a slowing of disease progression – demonstrate that remote patient monitoring is a wise investment for payers.