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Patients Define Evolving Expectations for HIT

Scott Mace

If providers keep up with the tools available to patients, and turn yesterday's one-page brochure on a disease into tomorrow's Web site or mobile app, they will continue to be at the center of patient care. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Hospital Groups Reaffirm Support for PPACA, HIX

In an online event, the nation's three largest hospital associations express their unified support for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the face of withering and relentless criticism that appears to be sapping public support. >>>

Data Hub Readiness Questioned by Lawmakers

After concerns about delays, the federal data services hub, an integral part of health insurance exchanges, is ready to be deployed, federal officials say. But members of the House Subcommittee on Cyber Security are skeptical. >>>

Vendors Vow HIX Will Be Ready on Time

Despite some lawmakers' concerns, technology contractors say health insurance exchanges will be up and running by October 1, as mandated by law. >>>

IOM: Cancer Care System in Crisis

Care for oncology patients is not as patient-centered, accessible, coordinated, or as evidence-based as it could be, an Institute of Medicine report concludes. >>>

Scammers Lurk Amid HIX Confusion

As a key deadline nears, "Obamacare" fraudsters, under the guise of helping with enrollment in health insurance exchanges, are trying to dupe unwitting consumers into giving up personal information. >>>

House HIX Testimony Falls on Deaf Ears

Despite reports of progress on health insurance exchanges, some members of Congress continue to express concern that the exchanges may not be ready by the Oct. 1 deadline. >>>



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News Headlines

Mostashari reflects on tenure at ONC

iHealthBeat, September 17, 2013

A look into a healthcare hub in action

The Miami Herald, September 17, 2013

Two local hospitals battle over operating room upgrade

The Virginian-Pilot, September 17, 2013

Saving US healthcare with Skype

Time, September 16, 2013

Health insurance sales hit the mall -- and Web

USA Today, September 13, 2013

Why painting tumors could make brain surgeons better

NPR, September 13, 2013

Hospitals in early stage of analytics usage

InformationWeek, September 12, 2013

Why the University of Washington wants its surgeons to play videogames

All Things D, September 12, 2013

EHR tied to fewer hospitalizations

The Baltimore Sun / Reuters, September 11, 2013

iPad-toting doctors fuel publisher profits as paper fades

Bloomberg, September 11, 2013



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