By News Atlas MD today launches Atlas.md EMR, a web-based app designed so that direct primary care physicians can operate their own insurance-free practices. Doctors can get started in minutes by signing up for a free 30-day trial. The EMR requires no additional hardware to operate. With cross-platform design, doctors can access
By News Despite vendor claims of the importance of technology differentiation, providers report that the technology platforms girding up EMRs are not accurate predictors of capability or clinical success. Providers indicate that vendors, not technology, are their primary concern. As part of the report EMR Technology Perception 2013: Separating Fact from Fiction,
By Erin McCann
Working in a hospital IT department is no walk in the park. Complying with federal regulations such as meaningful use and ICD-10 have most IT teams strapped, stressed and constantly shifting their priorities in attempt to meet the requirements that keep piling up — all this
By Alex Kane Rudansky Technology is changing the way patients receive education about their post-hospital regimen.
By Ellis Booker In Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s test to score hospitals’ adoption and use of IT tools, only about 7% of US hospitals have achieved a top rating.
By Neil Versel
Wish there could be a delay of Stage 2 meaningful use? Talk to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, not the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. And don’t hold your breath.
By Kaveh Safavi Doctors must capitalize on patient curiosity about their own medical records.
By Michael Endler Prototype device aims to warn wearers of triggers that lead to emotional overeating. Don’t look for it in your next Victoria’s Secret catalogue, however.
By Ric Telford Leveraging cloud-delivered services would have helped in the overall stability and success of the HealthCare.gov website, and probably still can going forward.
By Steve Campbell I’m in the process of pursuing a lifelong dream of writing a novel. That novel is currently undergoing edits and I hope to be able to publish it early next year. To get to this point I’ve written a few completely unpublishable manuscripts as well as several short