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July 27, 2010  8:12 AM

Medical homes and meaningful use — one and the same?

JeanD Profile: JeanD
AHRQ, Meaningful use, medical home

Health information technology has a role to play in establishing and maintaining the medical home model, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is exploring what that role might be. The agency has created the patient-centered...

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June 29, 2010  2:32 PM

Reflecting on EHR adoption, and other health IT news this week

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
EHR implementation, health IT standards, Meaningful use, medical home

Hardly a week goes by without a health care industry organization issuing a survey or set of poll results suggesting that electronic health record (EHR) adoption remains agonizingly slow. Recent data from Harris Interactive Inc. and athenahealth Inc. suggest several reasons for the


June 24, 2010  1:29 PM

Medical home model gains popularity in Michigan

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
EHR, medical home, personal health records

Over 1,800 primary care physicians in Michigan have been designated as patient-centered medical homes, by Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Michigan, making it the largest PCMH effort in the country. This figure represents a 50% increase in PCMH-designated practices from last year. The medical...


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