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New Study Finds Efforts to Embed Exercise in EHRs Improves Patient Care, Quality

A new initiative to systematically record patients’ physical activity data into their EHRs along with other vital statistics can help improve patient care and quality, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports … finish reading New Study Finds Efforts to Embed Exercise in EHRs Improves Patient Care, Quality

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More Than Half of Physicians’ Use of EHRs Improves Patient Care: Study

Commercially available electronic health records (EHRs) improve patient care in community-based settings with multiple payors in four areas, including diabetes testing and breast cancer screening, according to a new study from Weill Cornell Medical College researchers. The study, conducted with … finish reading More Than Half of Physicians’ Use of EHRs Improves Patient Care: Study

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Most Patients Want to Self-Manage Healthcare Online: Survey

While the majority of Americans want to manage their healthcare online, nearly half of them aren’t sure if their information is available electronically. According to a recent survey from Accenture Health, 90 percent of patients are interested in using technology, … finish reading Most Patients Want to Self-Manage Healthcare Online: Survey

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Doctors, Hospitals’ Use of HIT Doubled in Last Two Years

The number of hospitals using health information technology (HIT) has more than doubled in the last two years, from 16 to 35 percent between 2009 and 2011, according to a new survey conducted by the American Hospital Association and reported … finish reading Doctors, Hospitals’ Use of HIT Doubled in Last Two Years

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