On Day 11 of our 12 Days of Christmas Posts we asks some industry experts what they say is in the pipeline for health IT in 2019. Will you be following any of these pipers?
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of November that we think deserve sharing again.
As part of our on going series on InterviewsNOW, Shereese spoke to Terry Edwards, PerfectServe’s CEO about customer communication technologies and real time clinical communication. The episode is now on-demand. Check it out and take a listen.
By Terry Edwards – Since the era of meaningful use began more than five years ago, healthcare providers have made great strides in implementing electronic health records (EHRs) within their facilities. The EHR market is now in the billions of dollars annually in the U.S. alone, and HealthIT.gov estimates that $22.5 billion in incentives will be paid to providers for adoption of EHR technology between the years of 2011-2022.
By Terry Edwards – In a recent survey of nearly 1,000 health system professionals conducted online by Harris Poll and released by PerfectServe, there’s a wide disparity in understanding and opinion between administrative and clinical respondents on some critical issues.
By Terry Edwards – Healthcare is undergoing a wave of consumerization. Changing regulations are requiring patients to contribute more financially toward their own care, turning them into true healthcare consumers and motivating them to make more careful and informed decisions.
By Terry Edwards – The healthcare industry is known for being conservative and slow-moving. It can take years, or even decades, for changes to take hold. In fact, (as a side bar), my company recently executed an agreement with a system that took two years to get through legal.
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