News tagged with health information technology

Texting may be good for your health

New University of Michigan research says that a simple tool right in your back pocket may help decrease your risk for type 2 diabetes: Text messages on your phone.

Dec 19, 2013
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Report highlights progress, challenges in health IT

(HealthDay)—Progress has been made toward widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), although there are still barriers to adoption of advanced use of EHRs, according to a report published ...

Sep 01, 2014
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Health survey ranks U.S. last among rich peers

For the fifth time in a decade, the United States is the sick man of the rich world. But recent health reforms and increased health technology spending may provide a cure in the coming years.

Jun 17, 2014
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Financial incentives can drive health IT adoption

(HealthDay)—Financial incentives can drive providers' adoption of health information technology, including e-prescribing, according to a study published in the July issue of Health Affairs.

Jul 17, 2013
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