3D printing could lead to new practical and tiny medical implants thanks to a Harvard team developing 3D printed micro-batteries.
A group of more than 40 electronic health records developers made headlines recently when they announced an "EHR Developer Code of Conduct" that outlined plans to enhance patient safety, data portability, system interoperability and security. But not everyone in the health IT industry was so impressed.
Oct. 14, 2014, is the compliance date for ICD-10. That looming deadline has many physicians anxious about the amount of training that will be required. In the Medical Economics webinar, “ICD-10 Expert Views on Preparation,” three panelists discussed some of the major implementation concerns for physicians and offered advice to help them get started.
Medical app usage in a medical practice was much higher among smartphone users (51% daily) than tablet users (30% daily), according to a report from American EHR Partners.
One innovative Florida primary care practice has innovated to optimize care for seniors with multiple chronic conditions - increasing patient satisfaction, boosting the amount of time doctors and patients spend together, improving patients' medication adherence, and achieving lower rates of hospital use than its peers, according to Health Affairs.