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Monthly Archives: September 2016

To commemorate the launch of National Health IT Week 2016 ONC has released their comprehensive Health IT Playbook with links and tools to help providers use their health IT. The Health IT Playbook also includes a new EHR contract guide called “EHR Contracts Untangled: Selecting Wisely, Negotiating Terms, and Understanding the Fine Print”. This guide…

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The Office of the National Coordinator has kicked off National Health IT Week 2016 by publishing a message from President Obama. The President stressed his administration’s commitment to health IT with the goal of improving people’s health through breakthroughs in innovation and technology: “When clinicians, researchers, individuals, and families have access to the tools, information, and…

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AmericanEHR cofounder and CEO Thomas Stringham is a top 25 finalist for Health 2.0’s 10 Year Global Retrospective Awards in the Industry Leaders category. Thomas has been creating innovative health IT solutions since the late 1990’s. Over that time he’s built mobile apps, online communities, and other interactive experiences to help reduce clinical administration and…

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Making changes to healthcare–its delivery, its costs, its administration–always seem to focus on pushing providers around. While surgery is performed with a scalpel, healthcare reform is bluntly pursued by means of obtuse financial incentives: lower pay for doctors who don’t play ball, and day-to-day survival for those who go along to get along. The motivation…

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