Robot nurses? Virtual doctor’s visits? Face recognition sign-on? Tablet computers with Clinical Decision Support? These concepts have existed in science fiction for decades. And unlike flying cars, they’re quickly becoming a reality in the healthcare sector.
The way we have all become accustomed to encoding diagnoses in health care will be changing quite dramatically in 2013. Since 1977, healthcare has captured structured diagnosis documentation using the ICD-9 system – in the U.S. the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) expanded on...Continue
Involving patients as active participants in their own care is an important goal of improving American healthcare. The national priorities called out by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), as it has elaborated rules for the Meaningful Use of Electronic Health...Continue
Practice Fusion is thrilled to be teaming with Health 2.0 and the US Department of Health and Human services to issue a Developer Challenge this summer. This is your chance to use Practice Fusion’s brand new API to plug in patient-driven health data to one...Continue