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EHR Benefits

Health IT Tools Reduce Readmissions At Philadelphia Hospitals

Information Week | By Nicole Lewis "With the help of health information technology, more than 400 patients avoided being rehospitalized and 18 facilities saved a total of $4 million in one quarter.  A survey of 29 Philadelphia-based hospitals has … [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...]

Health IT Leaders Launch Info-Sharing Website

Information Week | By Ken Terry "A group of physician health IT leaders has launched a nonprofit website for doctors that's designed to promote the transformation of healthcare through the use of information technology. Although not directly … [Read more...]

Social Docs Share Health IT Tips

Nextgov | By John Pulley " A group of physicians is using the latest social-media technology to help demystify health information technology that is overwhelming many of their medical colleagues. The heart of the project is a new website … [Read more...]