A report from the ECRI Institute blames humans for 46% of errors in which health information technology malfunctions and either causes or creates a risk of patient harm. >>>
Stung by a negative report on health information exchanges, the federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is handing out nearly a half million dollars to spur private efforts in the area. >>>
Now we wait and see if the Heritage Health Prize, one of the greatest predictive analytics challenges in the industry, has produced a winner from among the 1,600 teams that submitted entries. >>>
With the cost of treating dementia alone expected to double within 30 years, it's no wonder hospitals are ramping up their care planning with specialized clinics in neurological institutes aimed at geriatric patients. But shrinking reimbursements and physician resources are forcing innovative thinking. >>>
Less than one-third of doctors reported emailing with patients in 2012. This number is dismal and it's the marketer's job to improve it, because patient emails come with a number of benefits. >>>
In an interview, Karen E. Joynt, MD, MPH, the lead author of a study suggesting that mortality rates in critical access hospitals are getting worse, offers her interpretation of the research findings. >>>
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