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ONC’s Fellows are using Health IT for better health, care and lower costs

Lisa-Nicole Danehy | November 25, 2013

The HIT Fellows use Health IT and delivery system models to achieve the three-part aim: better health, better health care and lower cost
We at ONC have worked with the Health IT Fellows for about six months and are beginning to see the group’s collective insights are helping doctors and patients move toward better health, better health care and lower cost.

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Fall Health IT Fellows: Leveraging Technology to Transform Their Practices

Lisa-Nicole Danehy | September 19, 2013

This is one in a series of blog posts to coincide with National Health IT Week. To follow the conversation on Twitter, look for the #NHITweek hashtag.
In August, we announced the first 28 Health IT Fellows, health care providers and office staff who are leaders in achieving meaningful use in their own offices and helping their colleagues. Joining that group of local champions for health IT is the Fall class,

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Helping Hypertensive Patients with Tax Day Stress and Everyday Care

Lisa-Nicole Danehy | 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).

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