Author | Ken Terry


Patient Portals: Beyond Meaningful Use

June 27, 2011


While practices are using patient portals to show meaningful use of EHRs, they can also help increase practice efficiency and improve the quality of care.

Can a State HIE Help You Get Connected?

March 17, 2011


You've probably heard of state and regional Health Information Exchanges, but what the heck are they, exactly, and can they be of any use to your practice?

Trendspotter: Hold Onto Your Hat in 2011, It’s Going to Be a Wild Ride

December 29, 2010


The old order is fading and a new order is starting to take its place. That new environment will reshape medical practice in ways that can be only glimpsed at present. But here are a few predictions for 2011.

Trendspotter: Why Do We Need Insurance Companies?

December 22, 2010


Insurance companies are unlikely to have much more impact on spending growth than they’ve had for the past few decades. The real question about insurers’ role in health care is why they’ll be needed if providers can form organizations that are accountable for the cost and quality of care.