ARTICLES BY MEGAN WILLIAMS
FHIR Could Change How Health Data Is Transferred
The future of EHR (electronic health records) and interoperability could be changing, all thanks to a new set of standards that takes a different approach to how health data is transferred.
Are Your IT Clients Ready For The New World Of Revenue Cycle?
Your clients are working with revenue cycle tools built for a healthcare world centered around fee-for-service payment models — and they're probably a generation behind the times.
Telehealth In Acute Care Settings: A Cost-Benefit Study
As innovation in the telehealth space continues, the question of cost and benefit is beginning to arise more frequently. It will be a primary concern for your clients, and one that you should be able to address competently.
Healthcare IT News For VARs — January 23, 2015
In this week’s news, the president addresses cybersecurity in the State of the Union, and military pharmacies are adopting e-prescriptions.
Research Reveals What Makes A Winning Healthcare App
Research group, Arc 360 from Applause has released findings that IT solutions providers invested in health and healthcare apps will find useful in gauging app quality and market growth.
Your Healthcare IT Patients’ Conditions Could Influence How They Access Health Data
According to the Accenture 2014 Patient Engagement Survey, having a chronic condition appears to influence patient perception of data security risk.
Steps You Can Take To Help Your Healthcare IT Clients Prepare For ICD-10
Chances are you currently have, or very soon will have, a few client who are dragging their feet on ICD-10 preparedness.
Online Appointment Scheduling Expected To Increase In Healthcare
Medical software companies and EHR solutions providers take note — online self-scheduling is growing in big ways.
CMS Reports ICD-10 End-To-End Testing Results
CMS (the Centers for Medicare And Medicaid Services) recently announced the results of another successful acknowledgement testing.
CMS Releases Quality Data To Help Patients Choose Providers
Finding quality providers is an ongoing challenge for patients, and CMS has just released quality metrics that can be used by software developers to build apps and other ways to make the data more accessible and useful to general patient populations.