ARTICLES BY MEGAN WILLIAMS
Healthcare IT News For VARs — December 19, 2014
In the news, patients are withholding vital EHR information, and an article ranks the top healthcare data breaches of the year.
AMIA Develops Vision Of The EHR Of The Future
The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is developing its own vision for the EHR of the future, and they’re listening to the people who know best.
How EHR Prior Authorization Can Help Your Health IT Clients Promote Medication Adherence
Connecting with your clients’ clinical concerns is a sure way to communicate that you understand their business on a practical level.
HIE Effectiveness Questioned As Vendors Align For More Interoperability
Just as EHR vendors are beginning to team up in advancing the cause of health information exchanges (HIE), a study is released questioning their overall effectiveness.
Healthcare IT News For VARS — December 12, 2014
In this week’s news, no delay on ICD-10 in Congressional spending bill, and tips on adopting UDI for medical devices.
Look For Big Data Opportunities In Healthcare IT
It’s time to take an in-depth look at organizational data, according to Kaiser Permanente CMIO, John Mattison.
New Resource Offers Advice On Selling Backup And Recovery In Healthcare IT
Storing and protecting health data might not be the most glamorous topic around the health IT world these days, but it’s an area of serious opportunity and innovation for VARs both experienced in— and new to — the healthcare vertical.
What Are The Top Health IT Trends For VARs Predicted For 2015?
Health IT saw a lot in 2014 — from Meaningful Use Stages 1 and 2, to ICD-10 false starts and data breaches, to the rapid rise of telemedicine.
Human-Centered Automation: Keeping EHRs Useful For Doctors, Centered On Patients
One of the major complaints you’ll hear about EHRs from clinicians as a solutions provider, is that they distance patient and doctor interactions — bad timing in a healthcare environment that is moving increasingly toward a patient-centered focus.
VARs Could Help Control Health Insurance Costs — If Regulations Keep Up With Tech Advances
Laws and regulations frequently lag behind technology in most sectors, and, according to an article from Smart Data Collective, the world of health insurance is no different.