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ACO Data Tools Help Boost Prevention, Medication Compliance, Performance Results

By using as many data tools as possible, including EPIC® and MyChart®, and having physicians or their medical assistants contact patients directly if they missed medical appointments or shots, John C. Lincoln Network was able to significantly boost medical compliance … finish reading ACO Data Tools Help Boost Prevention, Medication Compliance, Performance Results

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Physician Quality Reporting and E-Prescribing Use Increasing: CMS

Participation in two key CMS programs, the Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and the Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program (eRx), increased significantly in 2012, according to the 2012 Physician Quality Reporting System and Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Experience Report. These two … finish reading Physician Quality Reporting and E-Prescribing Use Increasing: CMS

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Majority of Healthcare Professionals Interested in Mobile EHR Solution

While the majority of healthcare professionals are interested in using mobile devices to connect to EHRs and to e-prescribe, only 6 percent are doing so, according to a new study from Vitera Healthcare Solutions, a Tampa-based Healthcare IT provider. The … finish reading Majority of Healthcare Professionals Interested in Mobile EHR Solution

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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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Heart Health Profile App Among Winners of HHS Challenge

THUMPr, a web-based application whose simple, user-friendly interface enables users to create personal heart health profiles, has taken first place in HHS’s Investing in Innovation (i2) challenge. The search for innovative technology applications to help solve tough health IT problems … finish reading Heart Health Profile App Among Winners of HHS Challenge

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