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Health IT Systems: Costs vs. Benefits Dave Ross
In a recent report outlined by iHealthBeat, it was found that 71% of U.S. physicians believe the use and implementation of Health IT systems will raise health care costs.
The Truth About Medical Billing
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released hospital data revealing the wide variation in medical billing.
The Challenge of Producing Worthy Evidence
“What do we want? Evidence-based change. When do we want it? After peer review.”
Meaningful Use and Public Health
The Stage 2 Meaningful Use Public Health Reporting Requirements Task Force has published guidance for public health agencies (PHAs) preparing for Stage 2 Meaningful Use (MU2).
The Long Road to Interoperability
As the provisions of the HITECH act become the law of the medical reimbursement landscape, the provisions of meaningful use are gaining wider public attention.
The Implications of Google Flu Trends for Public Health
Applications like Google Flu Trends can and will use data to speak to citizen’s health concerns.