Tag Archives: AHRQ

Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

News & Updates

The Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) unveiled a new content web page for long-term care providers. The web page will provide information about federal health IT initiatives beneficial to providers who do not qualify for EHR … Continue reading

E-Prescribing Growing Pains

As more medical facilities attempt to digitilize their workflow in order to to receive Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive payments, they are tripping up in common areas when it comes to e-prescribing, according to a recent study from … Continue reading

News & Updates

This Tuesday, IBM announced that faculty from Harvard Medical School and Brigham & Women’s Hospital will use IBM business analytics technology to examine the effectiveness of prescription drugs and their potential safety issues. Using an IBM Netezza data warehouse appliance … Continue reading

Health 2.0 Goes to HIMSS

Last week was the HIMSS conference in Orlando, and I spent hours and hours in the boat-show exhibit hall. I also finally made it to a keynote at HIMSS (it’s been a while). HIMSS Chairman and Cleveland Clinic CIO Martin … Continue reading