Mat Kendall, M.P.H. | January 22, 2014
Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo | January 17, 2014
We continue to see progress in improving the nation’s health care system, and a key tool to helping achieve that goal is the increased use of electronic health records by the nation’s doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers. These electronic tools serve as the infrastructure to implementing reforms that improve care – many of which are part of the Affordable Care Act.Read Full Post.
Updated Literature Review Shows that Meaningful Use of Health IT Improves Quality, Safety, and Efficiency Outcomes
Michael Furukawa | January 9, 2014
Jacob Reider, M.D. | January 6, 2014
The New Year is a time of reflection and anticipation. We reflect on what went well in the past (and perhaps what didn’t go so well); we anticipate future challenges and accomplishments.Read Full Post.
Mary Jo Deering | December 27, 2013
Providers base their care decisions on a wide variety of patient information, such as patient and family history, vital signs, reports of symptoms or response to treatment. This information traditionally is created in a visit to a provider or laboratory, but there are increasing examples of information being created by the individual or caregiver outside the clinical setting and reported to the provider. This information is known as patient-generated health-information (PGHI) or patient-generated health data (PGHD).Read Full Post.