Adoption of mHealth by chronic disease
In the United States, which diseases have (or will have) the highest level of mHealth adoption? In other words, in which field of medicine are specialist providers adopting mHealth solutions in the greatest numbers? Or – slightly different way of asking the question – in which chronic disease field would mHealth solutions have the most...
| December 17, 2018 2:47 pm
, disease management
The health care consumer (aka patient) as stakeholder
The patient will need to become a more active participant in his or her own care: He or she will need to be educated, will need to be responsible and accountable for participating in his or her own care, and new guidelines and bounderies regarding transparency of health records, will have to be established. This...
| December 17, 2018 8:26 pm
Data retention schedules in Health IT
What is the Health IT industry doing to address inconsistent (and often ambiguous) standards on data retention? We’ve long seen the ‘permanent’ tag associated with much of the information we process in this industry, yet there exists so much waste (keeping tape media no longer supported by existing tape silos at costly offsite facilities) as a...
| March 15, 2012 5:17 pm
, retention schedules
Which HIE/RHIO should a physician join?
Hi Many physicians in large metropolitan areas, or in areas that border two or more states, have a choice of a number of HIEs/RHIOs to join (and perhaps pay some membership/participation fee). In some cases, they do not need to join all of them to access their patient’s data across the continuum and all hospitals...
| May 23, 2011 6:35 pm
, Physician Practice