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Patients Not Getting Desired Online Services From Docs

January 22, 2015 – 2:51 PM |

Quality of care has long been a primary factor in choosing a healthcare provider, but convenience and communication are also becoming key considerations for patients. …

Google Glass Less Reliable Than Paper Electrocardiogram

January 20, 2015 – 9:46 AM |
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TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Google Glass technology for remote electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation is significantly less reliable than paper ECG, according to a …

Too Few Seniors Check Their Medical Records Online

November 29, 2014 – 5:25 PM |
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(HealthDay News) — Too few American seniors go online to check their health records, a new study suggests.
Many doctors offer patients online access to certain …

New Device May Make Mammograms More Comfortable

November 25, 2014 – 12:11 PM |

By Kathleen Doheny
HealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Dutch researchers have developed a device that may reduce the discomfort many women feel during a …

Healthcare.gov Is Open And Ready For New Patients

November 10, 2014 – 11:40 AM |

As of today, Heathcare.gov is open for business.  Almost.
The Obama administration announced that patients can begin Monday to shop and compare costs for health coverage …

Why Physician Practices Need To Build An ICD-10 Bridge

October 22, 2014 – 7:24 AM | One Comment

By Charles Settles
The ICD-10 mandate may be delayed another year, but providers and EHR vendors shouldn’t view the reprieve as an opportunity to relax. Building …