Physicians: Make health IT user-friendly to improve care delivery April 03, 2017 By Jeffrey Bendix Electronic heath records (EHRs) and other forms of health information technology have the potential to significantly improve care delivery and patient outcomes. But that can’t happen until the technology becomes more user-friendly and patient-focused than it is today. The digital disconnect in post-acute care March 10, 2017 By Ken Terry Health 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 March 08, 2017 By Adam Levy While 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? March 01, 2017 By Karin Ratchinsky 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 February 20, 2017 By Keith Loria Patients are torn between whether they want their physicians to use technology or not. MACRA cuts back health IT criteria for physicians January 25, 2017 By Ken Terry Medicare reimbursement reform efforts bring pros and cons for healthcare technology use Why have EHRs failed to deliver their promised efficiency benefits? January 16, 2017 By Larry Beresford 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 Act December 14, 2016 By Tracey Walker The 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 December 09, 2016 By Rick Ingraham “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.