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Doctors spending over $32,000 on health information technology

Doctors spending over ,000 on health information technology
Medical groups need to spend a lot of money to outfit, maintain and manage health information technology in their practices—more than $ 32,500 per year in for every single full-time doctor in the practice, according to a recent study. Furthermore, that …
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A needs assessment of health information technology for improving care coordination in three leading patient-centered medical homes
Objective We investigated ways that patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) are currently using health information technology (IT) for care coordination and what types of health IT are needed to improve care coordination. Materials and Methods A multi …
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Why Healthcare IT Spending Needs to Shift Its Focus

Why Healthcare IT Spending Needs to Shift Its Focus
Most healthcare IT spending emphasize architecture and electronic health records. This has the dual effect of adding little value and leaving little room for transformative innovation. With healthcare's business model on the verge of being turned …
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Houston Healthcare doubles size of operating room
Community leaders say expanding Houston Healthcare will benefit patients and Robins Air Force Base. The Warner Robins hospital opened an expansion to the surgery center Tuesday. Registered Nurse at Houston Healthcare Marilee Templeton likes the …
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