FEATURED HEALTH IT NEWS
Veterans Affairs hospitals are under investigation again for oversights in EHRs that put patient’s lives in jeopardy By Katie Wike, contributing writer
EHRs And Communication Result In Better Patient Outcomes
Two studies confirm using an EHR system and increased provider communication lead to better patient outcomes, specifically for those suffering from hypertension and diabetes By Katie Wike, contributing writer
Telehealth Reduces ED Errors
Rural emergency department doctors make fewer medication errors when they consult with other physicians via video conferencing By Katie Wike, contributing writer
Healthcare Technology In November: A Look Back
What was most important to our readers in November? Take a look back at last month by reviewing the 10 most popular articles that appeared on Healthcare Technology Online.
Baby Boomers Bringing Technology To Senior Years
Medicare-eligible baby boomers worry providers attempting to meet MU requirements, but one survey’s results say there may be no reason to fret. By Katie Wike, contributing writer
Lab Costs In EHRs Influence Providers Decisions
Study reveals showing lab costs as part of EHRs helps physicians make better decisions when ordering tests By Katie Wike, contributing writer
Implementation Aids In Improved RCM
Implementation of medical eligibility and financial counseling services expected to improve cash flow, reduce bad debt, and enhance patient advocacy By Wendy Grafius, contributing writer
HEALTH IT NEWS
Medicare Spending For Medical Imaging Sustained Dramatic Slowdown Compared With Other Services
Over the past decade, medical imaging has gone from being one of the fastest growing categories of Medicare spending to one of the slowest relative to other Medicare services, according to a new study.
AT&T Launches EverThere, Portable Peace Of Mind, In The Home Or On The Go
At least one-third of adults over 65 in North America fall each year and this is a serious issue that often leads to many other severe and chronic concerns for older adults.