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...]

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...]