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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

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Kit Check, a company that provides automated hospital pharmacy kit processing software, announced that its customers have tagged and tracked over 500,000 medications with its cloud-based software solution, saving hospitals an estimated 35,000 man-hours. Kmart will offer LDM Group’s PharmacistCare … Continue reading

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The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York reported that its Epic EHR achieved a 56% reduction in Medicare readmissions. It also improved quality measures such as discharge instructions for patients and antibiotic administration prior to surgery. Cloud-based EHR and … Continue reading

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Researchers from the University of Washington, UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s Hospital created an app that lets patients test their lung function at home.The research app called SpiroSmart works with a smartphone to analyze sound wave frequencies to detect whether … Continue reading

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Doctors who have an ownership stake in their practices are more likely to have trouble adopting electronic health records, according to a study that examined factors that made EHR implementation difficult. Researchers from Boston University Medical School and Boston Medical … 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