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Docs' Top 3 PHR Fears

Gienna Shaw

Personal health record adoption isn't just a matter of educating patients. Physicians need help, too. They get hung up on three barriers: concerns about time, accuracy, and control over data. >>>


Editor's Picks

Health IT Chiefs: Our next IT rock stars?

As IT managers gradually connect medical devices to electronic health records, the role, influence and responsibilities of chief medical informatics officers and chief nursing officers will continue to grow "to a level not seen before," predicts a study from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). >>>

How Providers Can Make PHRs Relevant

Tethering personal health records to an electronic medical records system is often the key for creating records that are actually used by both patient and provider. >>>

10 Ways ICD-10 Will Improve Quality of Care

Providers are bracing for a costly and difficult transition to ICD-10. But there is an upside. By vastly increasing the number of procedure codes, ICD-10 will improve our understanding of why we get sick and how we give care. >>>

Impact Analysis Report: ACOs—Tailoring Your Own Solution

This second report in a series of four from the inaugural HealthLeaders Media CFO Exchange provides ACO analysis and insight from leaders at NorthShore University HealthSystem, Novant Health, North Shore–Long Island Jewish Health System, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, and Sanford Health, including that 33% of leaders expect a positive overall ROI for their ACO strategy in 5 years. >>>

News Headlines

Feds to allow use of Medicare data to rate doctors

Chicago Tribune/Associated Press, December 6, 2011

Healthcare cloud brings access control concerns

InformationWeek, December 6, 2011

Apple's secret plan to steal doctors' hearts

Wired, December 5, 2011

Analysis: Hospitals target pricey medical devices for savings

Baltimore Sun/Reuters, December 5, 2011

3 steps to minimize 'data breach epidemic'

Government Health IT, December 2, 2011

USF moves to prevent conflicts with medical companies

Tampa Bay Online, December 2, 2011

Most Providers Unprepared for HIPAA Audit

Dom Nicastro for HealthLeaders Media, December 2, 2011

ICD-10: It's Later Than You Think

HealthLeaders Media Staff, December 1, 2011

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Patient Engagement Takes Physician Leadership

As providers become increasingly accountable for healthcare outcomes, patient engagement grows in significance. Individuals should take responsibility for their health, but what role do the providers play in turning consumers of care into partners in care? >>>


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