eHealth
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The Most Innovative Patient Portal Features

Charles Settles - October 14, 2015

Beginning with Stage 2 of Meaningful Use, patients and physicians have been increasingly required to use patient portals, with varied results. Perhaps this is due to a…

Open-Source EHR: Benefits and Drawbacks
eHealth
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eHealth
2733 views

Open-Source EHR: Benefits and Drawbacks

Charles Settles - August 14, 2014

As open-source software’s popularity grows, health IT has been slow to join the rising tide, even though EHRs were born open-source. What are the pros and cons…

Big Data = Big Brother? Leveraging Transaction Data for Better Healthcare
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
499 views

Big Data = Big Brother? Leveraging Transaction Data for Better Healthcare

Charles Settles - July 9, 2014

Based on the results of countless studies - such as a 2011 Synovate study in which 52 percent of women admitted lying to their healthcare providers -…

Diagnostics
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ICD-10? Get Ready for ICD-11

Charles Settles - May 2, 2014

ICD-10 implementation has been called medicine’s perfect storm. Between the deadlines for Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2, ICD-10, and other health IT requirements, it’s not surprising many…

Why EHRs are Key to Better Clinical Data
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
522 views

Why EHRs are Key to Better Clinical Data

Charles Settles - April 29, 2014

You cannot manage what you cannot measure. What you cannot measure, you cannot improve. These management adages are particularly resonant when it come to electronic health records…