As the growing demand for healthcare places more pressure on healthcare professionals, more clinicians are turning to their smartphones for quick access to medical references to help them make medical decisions when on-the-go.
According to a recent study conducted by Kantar Media, the use of mobile devices in the clinical setting has skyrocketed [...]
Patient engagement is transforming the healthcare industry as more patients take over the wheel on their own healthcare and demand access to their personal health records. Healthcare institutions are also under more pressure to provide clinical decision support and easily accessible medical information for their patients as mandated by meaningful use stage 2 [...]
There is a lot going on in the world of electronic medical records. The US government is offering an incentive program for hospitals and physicians to go electronic. While many are cashing in on the technology there is an even greater technology that hasn’t picked up as much steam… the tablet. Many physicians use [...]
The mobile health market, also known as mHealth, is rapidly growing. As more and more healthcare institutions and physicians are adopting electronic medical records they are also exploring the world of mobile health applications. While the integration between the two is slow going, the use of them separately is quickly moving forward.
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According to Robert Anthony of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services office, September incentive payouts to 1,400 eligible providers totaled $25 million and payouts to eligible hospitals totaled $61 million. That is a grand total of nearly $90 million in incentive payouts made under the meaningful use EHR incentive program. To date CMS [...]
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