Featured Healthcare Content

  1. EHRs And Disease Prediction

    Much of the chatter around electronic health records (EHRs) revolves around efficiency and cost cutting in clinical practice. There is even a bit of discussion about the use of EHRS to improve population health. But is there more benefit to be found in individual patient health?

  2. How To Explain The ROI Of Communication Tech

    Client decision makers can be slow to embrace technology solutions. Selling them on the benefits though, tends to be an easier and more effective task.

  3. Healthcare IT News For VARs — July 18, 2014

    In this week’s news, Florida may lead in data breach notification law, and EHRs are found to be more effective than clinical trials.

  4. Are Your Clinician Clients Taking Advantage Of Patient Smartphone Use?

    The vast majority of your clients’ patients use smartphones, and chances are, they themselves are on board with the idea of more patient-centered care. A global survey by FICO indicates that there may be an opportunity for them to better connect with their patients through smartphone enabled functionality.

  5. Why Your Healthcare IT Customer Needs A Better Search Engine

    It’s a simple fact of the current state of healthcare that most providers are not using the data they gather via EHRs as best they could.

  6. Survey Suggests Clinicians Are Still Heavy PC Users

    "Mobile” has been the buzz in healthcare for a while now, but should you actually be pushing PCs with your clients?

  7. ICD-10 Delay Survey Reveals Concerns Around Economics And Workflow

    Even with the extension of the ICD-10 implementation deadline, some healthcare providers are anxious about the process. The American Health Information Management Association’s transaction processing management and testing vendor, Edifecs, released a survey that polled industry stakeholders between May and June of 2014 on what effects they expected to see from the transition to ICD-10 code sets.

  8. Healthcare IT News For VARs — July 11, 2014

    In this week’s news, EHRs are used to take on hypertension, and the CDC speaks out against electronic errors.

  9. Building A Better Healthcare App

    According to a report co-authored by Murray Aiken, executive director of the IMS Institute of Healthcare Informatics, of the 43,700 medical apps available in the Apple store, about 46 percent aren’t actual healthcare apps.

  10. The Evolution Of Data Collection VARs Into Healthcare VARs

    Before the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), VARs that provided data collection solutions were, basically, VARs that provided data collection solutions — to any vertical. HITECH, which gave healthcare providers the opportunity to fund electronic medical records (EMRs) systems through government reimbursements, also enabled some VARs to sell to — and to provide solutions to the unique market — of healthcare.

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