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How smart technology can help you with patient engagement August 15, 2013 | Anthony Brown, CCP - Director of Information Technology, Medical Management Professionals, Inc.
How smart technology can help you with patient engagement
Healthcare providers know that outcomes significantly improve when the patient is engaged in his or her whole care continuum. However, they grapple with how to engage the patient efficiently. Here's a look at some emerging possibilities.
Latest technology raises new security risks August 14, 2013 | Rick Kam, CIPP - President and Co-founder, ID Experts
The latest technology raises new security risks
Google’s new wearable computer, Google Glass, is among a current crop of technologies that sound like science fiction; however, they present real privacy risks.
Building CRADLEs for digital health clinical trials August 09, 2013 | Arlen Meyers - CEO, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs
Arlen Meyers
Some are predicting that EMRs and other digital data products will fall under the FDA's purview. The impact on digital health, telemedicine, analytics and other tools could be substantial.
Physicians must heighten mobile security August 08, 2013 | Anthony Brown, CCP - Director of Information Technology, Medical Management Professionals, Inc.
Physician groups must heighten mobile security
A consistent concern of all healthcare stakeholders is protection of information and privacy. Physicians and practice leaders need to determine what will be the right solution given the size and scope of their practice -- which will not be the same for every group.
Preparing for the medical home transformation August 07, 2013 | Pam Minichiello - Project Director, MAeHC, Courtney Beach - Practice Consultant, MAeHC
Preparing for the medical home transformation
The concepts of the medical home require a team-based approach that utilizes health information technology to identify and assist with the management of patient populations while allowing for the measurement of clinical outcomes.
EHR adoption spurs data exchange August 06, 2013 | Frank Irving - Editor
EHR adoption spurs data exchange
A new study authored by National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Farzad Mostashari, MD, and ONC researchers indicates that six in 10 hospitals actively exchanged electronic health information with providers and hospitals outside their organization in 2012.
Patients motivated to put portals to use August 05, 2013 | Zack McCartney - Contributing Writer
Patients motivated to put portals to use
Stage 2 of the government's meaningful use program requires that at least 5 percent of patients view, download and transmit their health information, and send a secure electronic message to their provider. Physicians may be underestimating patients' desire for online engagement.
Medical community benefits from broadband build-out July 31, 2013 | Anthony Brino - Contributing Writer
Medical community benefits from broadband build-out
In greater Chattanooga, Tenn., where fiber-optic broadband is available through a public-private partnership, 10 radiology practices exchange medical images among 14 hospitals and clinics.

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