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“Using Electronic Medical Records to Improve Care: Evidence of Progress” Neal Dawson, MD ’86 • Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics • Case Western Reser…

The powerful CMS-DH software from Digimerge enables remote viewing of up to 300 Touch Series DVRs on up to 8 screens, each displaying up to 64 cameras of liv… Video Rating: 5 / 5

The total U.S. patient portal market for hospitals and physicians earned revenue of $279.8 million in 2012, and is expected to increase steadily, reaching $898.4 million in 2017—representing a 221.1 percent increase—according to new research from consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. The total U.S. patient portal market for hospitals and physicians earned revenue of $279.8 […]

A newly formed nonprofit organization called the Center for Medical Interoperability has gotten off the ground thanks to grant funding, personnel, and royalty-free technology licensed from The Gary and Mary West Health Institute., a nonprofit dedicated to lowering health costs. A newly formed nonprofit organization called the Center for Medical Interoperability has gotten off the […]

When it comes to technology for patient engagement and population health management, physician practices, hospitals, and integrated health systems across the country are searching for ways to track patients across the care continuum, identifying gaps in care and opening the door to improved outcomes and patient satisfaction. One such organization might have found a solution. […]

Recently I gave a keynote at the Healthcare Business Intelligence Summit in Minneapolis. I had a basic knowledge of business intelligence programs and data warehousing systems, and I had first-hand… read more Source: The importance of business intelligence for hospital leaders

A new study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research on OpenNotes identified patient’s attitudes toward privacy when given access to their records. read more From: http://www.fiercehealthit.com/story/opennotes-research-raises-patient-privacy-concerns/2013-09-27?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss

While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration unveiled its long-awaited final guidance on the regulation of mobile medical applications, some in the healthcare industry weren’t sure it went far enough. To that end, we asked our FierceHealthIT Editorial Advisory Board to share with us their thoughts on the new guidance. read more Source: FDA’s mobile […]

While telemedicine may hold a lot of promise for improving patient care, one doctor in Eastern Oklahoma was disciplined for treating his patients over video conferencing platform Skype for mental health issues. read more Source: Med board punishes doc for treating patients via Skype

Expensive technology is the factor most likely to drive healthcare spending in the coming years, according to a Brookings Papers on Economic Activity analysis published this month. read more Source: Brookings: Technology will fuel increased healthcare spending

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