Category Archives: Physician Clinics

Survey Shows EHRs Benefit Small Providers

By Mary Mosquera  HealthIT  March 8, 2011   A survey of studies from recent years shows that health information technology has benefited healthcare providers, even small practices, refuting other recent findings that suggest electronic health records and other health IT … Continue reading

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What’s Different about Rural Health Care?

  National Rural Health Association   RuralHealthWeb.org The obstacles faced by health care providers and patients in rural areas are vastly different than those in urban areas. Rural Americans face a unique combination of factors that create disparities in health … Continue reading

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Report Looks at Nursing’s Economic Impact

American City Business Journals   Dayton, OH  3/2/11   Ohio ranks third nationally in nursing facility-generated economic impact and employment, with $13.3 billion annually and 106,356 jobs. The findings were part of a new 50-state analysis detailing the significance of … Continue reading

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Ambulatory EMR Sales Shoot Up Again

Healthcare IT News  By Bernie Monegain, Editor   OREM, UT – One-third of physician practices and community health clinics are poised to replace their electronic medical record systems, according to research firm KLAS. The replacement surge sets up Allscripts, eClinicalWorks, … Continue reading

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Patient-Centered Medical Home Requires EMR System

OmniMD  2/17/2011   Patient-centered medical homes have become all the rage in the healthcare industry these days. The big push is coming from payers who want to cut costs and provider organizations who want primary care physicians to have a … Continue reading

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Reader’s Digest and OrganizedWisdom Team Up

By Brian T. Horowitz, Health Care IT News   2/16/2011   OrganizedWisdom, a startup that aggregates online health advice, has formed a partnership with Reader’s Digest to allow readers to search for experts within the publication’s health and wellness channel. … Continue reading

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2011 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition

  Released: 2/7/2011 12:40 PM EST Source: Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Orange County Convention Center – Orlando, Fla. February 20-24, 2011 Newswise — The 2011 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition is the largest in the information technology … Continue reading

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