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Patients Want to Communicate with Doctors Using Mobile Devices – Healthcare IT News – According to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive and HealthDay, 1/3 of Internet-using adults were interested in using smartphones or tablets to make doctors appointments, receive medical test results, or communicate with their doctors. However, the majority of respondents were concerned about…

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ACOs Begin to Generate Savings – Health Data Management – In advance of the Affordable Care Act kicking in, the Accountable Care program is beginning to generate savings in hospitals. For example, Mt. Sinai in New York has reduced emergency room visits by 54 percent among high-risk patients. Other examples abound and the savings are beginning to add…

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Tablets are one of the latest technologies showing their emerging strength in the business world, but what about healthcare? Are they being used and, if so, how do these devices assist physicians in the facilitation of patient care? With those questions in mind, AmericanEHR set out and completed our latest study: “Tablet Usage by Physicians…

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Mobile technology is growing at a rapid pace. Mobile computing is already one of the fastest-growing consumer technologies in history, and smartphones, tablets, and apps are quickly becoming the new face of computing for business and pleasure. AmericanEHR recently conducted a survey to better understand health practitioners’ usage of mobile technology. The survey helps address…

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