More than 20 years after the Mental Health Parity Act, there are wide cracks in the U.S. mental health care delivery system.
When a medical mistake causes serious harm, it is far better to apologize and compensate than deny and defend.
Five ways health IT can be used to improve care and avoid hospitalizations.
The interoperability enabled by blockchain is particularly promising for its potential to transfer relevant patient data from one provider to another no matter the location or the providers’ particular EHR.
With new cancer drugs commonly priced at $100,000 a year or more, hundreds of thousands of cancer patients are delaying care, cutting their pills in half, or skipping drug treatment entirely.
Rick Botelho's guidebook, Motivate Healthy Habits: Stepping Stones To Lasting Change, and a companion workbook, My Healthy Habits Journal, help individuals find the motivation to change.
If you or your loved one is a senior with complex medical problems, consultation with a geriatrician can be life-changing.
Healthcare EHRs offer a unique opportunity to help moderate costs and provide a host of clinical, organizational, and population health benefits by improving processes, but only if the systems don’t require mortgaging the future and putting the hospital in financial straits.
By Julie Rovner After literally years of promises, House Republicans finally have a bill they say will "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act. Some conservative...
Engaging patient portals can translate into time savings (and cost savings for providers), fewer visits, stronger patient-provider relationships, and improved outcomes.
Politics-induced anxiety is so common that it’s been given an unofficial name: Post-Election Stress Disorder. And, it's not just Dem's who are experiencing it.
Potential repeal of the ACA introduces uncertainty about future revenues that should be factored into decisions about acquiring a new EHR.