Home » Headlines » Currently Reading:

Morning Headlines 11/3/15

November 2, 2015 Headlines No Comments

Geisinger study: Access to doctors’ notes increases med adherence

Researchers working with the Open Notes project at Geisinger Health System report a small improvement in medication adherence among patients with access to their doctors notes. Lead investigator Eric Wright, PharmD and MPH, explains “Providing patients access to their doctors’ notes and reminding them to read them before visiting their doctor is key to reinforcing the doctors’ rationale for prescribing specific medications and dosage."

Combining Search, Social Media, and Traditional Data Sources to Improve Influenza Surveillance

Researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard University have combined data from Twitter, Google, Athenahealth, and Boston Children’s Hospital’s HealthMap project to create a machine learning algorithm capable of tracking national flu trends with a 90 percent accuracy compared to CDC reports of actual flu activity.

Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule

CMS released its final Physician Fee Schedule rule, which adds several new telehealth billing codes and limits CQM performance data from being published to the Physician Compare website until each metric is proven to be reliable and appropriately risk adjusted.

View/Print Text Only View/Print Text Only


HIStalk Featured Sponsors

     







Subscribe to Updates

Search


Loading

Text Ads


Report News and Rumors

No title

Anonymous online form
E-mail
Rumor line: 801.HIT.NEWS

Tweets

Archives

Founding Sponsors


 

Platinum Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reader Comments

  • EHR Guy: I enjoyed your comments about Epic and their CEO Judy. In watching and being in the industry over the years as Epic has ...
  • EHR Guy: how so... Pretty straight forward. Please explain if you are going to comment....
  • EHR Gal: This was incoherent. Please edit and try again....
  • EHR Guy: I enjoyed your comments about Epic and their CEO Judy. In watching and being in the industry over the years as Epic has...
  • KP Alum: Re the Kaiser Permanente medical school: I think it makes a lot of sense for them to train physicians in how Permanente ...
  • EHRVendor: Good article, unfortunately, this lost credibility when Athenahealth was considered one of the five major EHR Vendors le...
  • Patient advocate: Hi. I don’t see our organization on the Commonwell slide. We have gotten a lot of value from the tool and have ac...
  • Anonymous: I worked for Cerner at the time of the fire, and Cerner had a few dozen associates at the Feather River facilities. Both...
  • monica: 'Champions of Heath' that is perfect and says more about the whole rebranding strategy in 3 words than I could in a para...
  • Bill Spooner: It would be great to know about healthcare costs and outcomes in China, India and Norway, to learn how the various care ...

Sponsor Quick Links