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  1. Report Finds EHR Satisfaction Mixed
    8/2/2016

    Nearly half of respondents say their practice sees fewer patients because of EHRs. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Neurologists Assess Stroke Patients Via Tablet
    8/2/2016

    Tablet based neurologist assessments are just as good as in person visits for stroke patients, and cheaper too, according to a recent study. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  3. HIE Numbers Declining
    8/1/2016

    Has shared data hit a dead end? The University of Michigan reports an 11 percent drop in HIEs from 2012 to 2014. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. Consumer Price-Comparison Tool For 49 Healthcare Procedures Released
    7/21/2016

    New tool provides price transparency for financially-strapped patients. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. HHS Releases Metrics For Evaluating Interoperability Under MACRA
    7/18/2016

    Nearly 100 comments from stakeholders helped to shape the new metrics. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. AHA Health Forum Releases List Of Most Wired Hospitals
    7/18/2016

    “Most Wired” hospitals are partnering with other providers to share health data, study found. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Report Finds More Than Half Of Patients Owe More Than $1,000
    7/8/2016

    Patients continue to face an increased financial burden due to rising healthcare costs. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Medicare Trustees Say Program Will Be Insolvent By 2028
    7/6/2016

    New projection says money woes will hit two years earlier than previously estimated. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. RWJF Predicts Healthcare Spending Will Drop By $2.6 Trillion By 2019
    7/5/2016

    Study investigates implications of slowdown in health spending growth for the future. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. St. Vincent’s Medical Center Launches Virtual Care Service For Patients
    6/29/2016

    New service lets patients “skip the trip” and receive convenient, safe, affordable treatment online. By Christine Kern, contributing writer