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Bringing docs mobile records, exchange

Whereas many of today's electronic health records systems are essentially desktop packages retrofitted for mobile devices, Practice Fusion unwapped a new iteration of its EHR engineered specifically for iPads and Android-based tablets. Read More
Source: Madelyn Kearns
Date: Oct 29, 2014

Interoperability paramount for advances, leaders argue

The topic at the Cleveland Clinic's annual summit was healthcare innovation, and what's impeding it, what more is needed to foster it and the innovation milestones taking place today.   Read More
Source: Erin McCann
Date: Oct 29, 2014

Docs warn of reporting overload

More than 83 percent of physician practices do not believe current Medicare physician quality reporting programs enhanced their physicians' ability to provide high-quality patient care. Read More
Source: Rich Pizzi
Date: Oct 29, 2014

Perspective

When announcing his company's seismic $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens Health Services this past summer, Cerner CEO Neal Patterson noted the deal was meant, in part, to help the electronic health record giant chart a course for the "post-meaningful use" era.   READ MORE

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Amid brain drain, ONC withers, some say

With the ongoing exodus of high-profile employees from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, some in the industry are starting to wonder how the agency’s work toward interoperability can continue apace. Read More
Source: Bernie Monegain
Date: Oct 29, 2014 e-mail to a friend

Mobile docs get the most from EHRs

One of the takeaways of a recent survey conducted by Software Advice indicates that mHealth users are better at using electronic health records, and getting more out of them, than doctors who use PCs. Read More
Source: Eric Wicklund
Date: Oct 22, 2014 e-mail to a friend

CMS offers ACOs new resources

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has kicked off a new investment program for accountable care organizations.  Called the ACO Investment Model, the initiative is designed to help better coordinate care to rural and underserved areas, offering up to $114 million in upfront investments to as many as 75 ACOs nationwide, officials say. Read More
Source: Mike Milliard
Date: Oct 22, 2014 e-mail to a friend

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