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health IT

Don't implode EHR use, improve itHealthcare is not returning to paper, so rather than complain about the digital obstacles in their way, physicians should put that energy into meaningful change.
3 dangerous data entry habits to avoidIt's ironic: Experts in health IT concur that a major reason for healthcare systems shifted from paper to digital records was to reduce medical errors, but at the same time research has shown that EHRs actually introduce new kinds of errors.
HIT experts: Don’t expect Silicon Valley to launch new EHRsAlthough health IT experts are excited about the possible offerings that these tech giants could deliver, they also say they don’t expect any of them to launch their own EHR products.
Trump administration promotes patient ownership of health data
Trump administration promotes patient ownership of health dataCMS announces a commitment to give patients control of their records.
Taming the Wild West of mobile healthcareWithin the past decade, over 165,000 mobile health apps have launched, with thousands more on the way.
7 health IT trends to watch in 2018
7 health IT trends to watch in 2018Forecasts of future trends go along with a new year as reliably as champagne and the ball drop. Medical Economics spoke with three leading health information technology (HIT) experts to see what HIT trends they expect will matter the most in 2018. Here are the trends they foresee.

In the next decade, many of the concepts aiming to streamline the healthcare industry could be reality.
6 reasons it's critical to have an IT emergency plan in placeWith small practices largely outsourcing tech support, it’s critical they take steps to be prepared
6 steps to avoid a health IT outage
6 steps to avoid a health IT outageWhen an IT emergency strikes medical practices, there’s a small window to avoid big losses of time and money, so it’s best to have a plan in place.