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Veterans Affairs broadens view of mobile devices

Department wants to expand viewing of EHR images beyond iPads.

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Top 10 health IT hazards for 2013

Errors in electronic records can multiply the effects of problems.

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Committee releases Stage 3 rules for electronic health records

Health care providers must demonstrate “meaningful use” of EHRs to qualify for incentives.

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Disbursement of federal health IT incentives tops $7 billion

Payments have been distributed through Medicare and Medicaid.

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Electronic filing simplifies review of Medicare payments

Providers have complained a paper-based process is burdensome.

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Veterans Affairs pushes telehealth expansion

Goal is to better manage chronic diseases.

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Health IT at small-care providers under review

Federal agency plans to look at six practices affiliated with Vanderbilt University.

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Patients don't show much interest in accessing health data online

Doctors worry about a requirement to engage 5 percent of patients electronically.

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Hospital execs fail to measure return on IT investments

Survey reveals need for more thoughtful ROI analysis.

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Texting doctors turn off pagers

Fifty-seven percent of doctors surveyed use text messaging for work.

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Malware threatens medical machines and systems

Computer viruses are worming their way into everything from fetal monitors to radiology image archiving.

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Health IT folks can be heroes, too

Doctors and nurses aren't the only ones with potential, Mostashari says.

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Big data's big potential in health care

Using big data can improve medical outcomes and efficiency, article contends.

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Electronic checklists reduce hospital medication errors

Computer records offer more complete patient histories, study finds.

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Mobile health IT proponents must address security issues

Consumers worry sensitive health data will be hacked.

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Study links electronic health records to improved care

Screening for diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases was better.

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Trade group opposes Republican move to suspend EHR incentives

The program aims to drive secure, interoperable health IT systems.

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Study shows health IT benefits diabetic patients

The greatest improvement was among patients with the most severe diseases.

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Launch your movie career with a health IT short film and win $3,000

White House wants an ‘edgy’ video to promote electronic access to personal health information.

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Shortage of Health IT Workers Worsens

Federal incentives haven't offset the shortfalls.