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David Hunt, M.D. | September 4, 2014
NAMCS Physician Reported Impact of EHR on Patient Safety
At the end of each day, every physician asks themselves two questions:
- “Was there something I did today that I shouldn’t have?”
- “Is there something I didn’t do that I should have?”
David Hunt, M.D. | April 12, 2013
Are you experiencing tax stress with tax day looming? As you know, for some patients, stress, along with other contributing factors like genetics, obesity, smoking, and diet, is one of the contributing factors towards high blood pressure (HBP), also known as hypertension.
Hypertension is a serious condition that can lead to coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, and other health problems,[i] but because many of these factors go hand-in-hand, it can be better managed through the use of electronic health records (EHRs).
David Hunt, M.D. | August 24, 2011
Request for Comment: Federal Strategic Plan to Reduce Health IT Disparities
Working to ensure all Americans benefit from health IT is one of the principles guiding the development and execution of the federal health IT strategy. The Federal Health IT Strategic Plan that was released for public comment on March 25, 2011, states that we will strive to:
David Hunt, M.D. | March 31, 2011
Despite continued advances in heath care and technology, racial and ethnic minorities continue to have higher rates of disease, disability, and premature death than non-minorities. In response to this discrepancy, HHS is preparing to launch the National Partnership for Action, which will be the first HHS national plan to eliminate health disparities—persistent gaps between the health status of minorities and non-minorities. Health information technology (HIT) is a critical aspect of this plan.Read Full Post.