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Communication

Spotlight on Philip Gaziano, MD: Physician-Driven IT System Improves Quality and Reduces Costs

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    If necessity is the mother of invention, then Philip Gaziano is the midwife.  Over the past six years this Springfield, MA-based internist and geriatrician has guided the birth and development of a homegrown IT infrastructure … [Read more...]

Kids With a “Medical Home” Have Fewer Sick Visits

Reuters Health | By Kerry Grens  "So-called "medical homes" are usually thought to be helpful for families with special needs kids, but a new report suggests they might benefit all children. A medical home was defined in the report as a doctor's … [Read more...]

Patients Want to See Docs’ Notes: Study

Modern Healthcare | By Andis Robeznieks  " Most patients are enthusiastic about viewing and sharing their doctors' notes about them, while doctors—perhaps predictably—are more wary of the practice, according to two studies published in the … [Read more...]

EHR Benefits: Overview

EHR Benefits: Overview

Fellow physicians share their insights on the range of benefits derived from delivering care with the support of an electronic health record (EHR): Information Access and Availability Michael H. Zaroukian, MD, PhD, FACP, FHIMSS, Internal … [Read more...]