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May 19, 2013
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.
May 16, 2013
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released hospital data revealing the wide variation in medical billing.
May 12, 2013
“What do we want? Evidence-based change. When do we want it? After peer review.”
April 18, 2013
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).
March 3, 2013
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.
February 4, 2013
Applications like Google Flu Trends can and will use data to speak to citizen’s health concerns.
January 23, 2013
Researchers all over the world are beginning to explore when and how people respond to the use of social media for communications regarding various types of public health issues.
January 15, 2013
I encourage you to review a new article from Healthcare Informatics highlighting key points from the Health IT Committee meeting that took place earlier this month.
January 10, 2013
I encourage you to check out a recent post on NACCHO's ePublic Health blog, “What is informatics, and why should I care?”
January 1, 2013
Geoffrey Nunberg, a noted linguist and professor at UC Berkeley's School of Information, recently offered his thoughts on the word of the year.