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Cornerstone: The Rise and Fall of a Health Care Experiment

The New York Times profiles provider group and accountable care organization Cornerstone Health Care (NC), telling the story of its transition to ACO status and its eventual sale to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Year in Review: Cerner presses forward despite year of uncertainty

Cerner closes out 2016, a year that brought with it CEO Neal Patterson’s cancer diagnosis, delays on its DoD implementation, and ongoing construction at its new Kansas City campus.

Medical scribes free doctors to spend more time with patients

A local paper reports on the introduction of medical scribes in the CHI Memorial (TN) emergency department, linking the rise of scribes to ARRA and the resulting increase in EHR use by providers.

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  1. Hey @Harry,

    Look at the evidence that favors EHR devices as instruments of medical care to improve outcomes and reduce costs. It would not take very long, cause as Mr. Histalk stated, there is not much, if any.

    These are glorious billing machines, that print everything that was and was not done, aka upcoding.







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