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Donna Marbury
10 Apple HealthKit mobile apps for physicians and their patients
The latest version of Appleā€™s operating system iOS 8, released in September, allows physicians to connect with patients in more ways than before.
Ebola virus: What physicians need to know
Ebola virus: What physicians need to know
Healthcare workers are in a unique position to separate the facts from the fears concerning the Ebola virus in the United States. Make sure you and your staff members are educated about the virus and able to answer any questions from patients.
Primary care can extinguish fee-for-service, study says
A new report suggests that primary care can phase out fee-for-service models by incorporating multiple healthcare teams, diverse pay models and technology.
Delegating tasks to practice staff enhances team-based care
Creating a system where each staff member works at the top of his or her license can improve the care a practice provides its patients.
Telehealth monitoring can reduce chronic pain, opioid use
Telehealth services can help primary care physicians reduce chronic pain through better monitoring and reduced opioid use, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Many hospitals, clinics, not prepared for IT risks
Many healthcare organizations have little awareness of the risks associated with health IT.
Give providers more time with MU3, EHRA says
The HIMSS Electronic Health Records Association is urging CMS and ONC not to make the same mistakes with meaningful use as it did with meaningful use 2.
CDC uses telemedicine to help primary care fight hepatitis C
ONC, AMA offer clinical standards to treat more people with the infection
Must-see remote patient monitoring gadgets
As millions of dollars in venture capital pour into the development of remote patient monitoring technologies, these devices, available now or in development, could have profound effects on the ways physicians communicate with, schedule, monitor and engage patients. In this photo gallery, Medical Economics introduces you to several remote patient monitoring devices with interesting applications.
Will the Hobby Lobby decision allow employers to ignore medical evidence?
As stakeholders across the country debate the religious, gender and political implications of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, one physician advocacy group worries that the decision ignores the practice of evidence-based medicine.