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January 5, 2018  12:34 PM

Top healthcare stories of a health IT reporter’s career

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
health IT tools

I've been reporting and writing for SearchHealthIT for about three years and the day has come for me to say goodbye. Looking back on these past three years, I can't help but laugh at, as well as be in awe of, some of the experiences I've had and some of the healthcare stories I've had the...

November 20, 2017  3:22 PM

Benefits of EHRs include tracking the spread of infection in hospitals

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
EHR, health IT tools

EHRs have been touted for their ability to make billing easier and more accurate, improve patient care, provide a foundation on which to conduct 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

April 19, 2016  10:45 AM

Performance of health IT systems a top concern for patient safety

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
health IT tools, patient safety, purchasing intentions

The use of technology in healthcare is no longer a concern for only the physicians and other staff members responsible for operating the tech. Patients are also preoccupied with the structure of health IT systems and anxious that the negative performance of those systems may interfere with how they...

July 21, 2015  1:00 PM

A health IT implementation brings work interruptions

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
AHRQ, EHR implementation, health IT tools

Undertaking a health IT implementation will result in numerous interruptions to the workflows of clinicians and associated staff members, though those interruptions frequently don't involve the new technology system. Two U.S. healthcare organizations -- which included one specialty and five primary...

December 16, 2014  12:31 PM

Expansion of online appointment scheduling could lead to cost savings

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
Health IT, health IT tools

Online patients will make 986 million medical appointments in the U.S. in 2019, accounting for 38% of all appointments made that year, according to projections compiled and reported by Accenture plc. Accenture's report also states that online appointment scheduling will generate $3.2 billion in...

March 5, 2013  1:36 PM

HIMSS 2013 survey finds clinicians mostly support health IT tools

JeanD Profile: JeanD
health IT tools, HIMSS 2013

Nurses, physicians and pharmacists have been able to improve patient care and communication among their colleagues with greater access to health IT tools...

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