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PHYSICIAN ALERT: Telemedicine: when patients should/should not use this service

PHYSICIAN ALERT: Telemedicine: when patients should/should not use this service

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) defines telemedicine as the use of electronic information and communications technologies to provide and support healthcare when distance separates participants. These encounters are called, interchangeably, telemedicine, telehealth visits or electronic visits (eVisits). Reports estimate there will be 100 million telehealth visits...
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Why aren’t EHRs delivering on Quality, Value, Return on Investment, Patient Outcomes…?

Why aren’t EHRs delivering on Quality, Value, Return on Investment, Patient Outcomes...?

An important buzzword in healthcare today is ‘Value’. The federal government and third-party payers are now demanding the transition from fee-for-service to value-based fees. Whereas fee-for-service is very well understood, the value of a healthcare visit is much harder to define, let alone put a...
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Improve Clinical Decision Support with ‘Big Data’ Analytics

Improve Clinical Decision Support with ‘Big Data’ Analytics

As the American health care system continues to move away from traditional fee-for-service payment for physicians and moves towards value-based reimbursement, the ability to use data to inform decision-making becomes more critical. Some say that ‘Big Data’ analytics is the answer. Big data can be thought of as having...
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