Chronic Disease Management

By John Andrews 10:10 am April 11, 2011
Financial experts say healthcare organizations must do a better job of controlling the symptoms of chronic disease to rein in the industry’s volatile cost structure.
By Bernie Monegain 10:01 am April 11, 2011
– The Georgia Health Policy Center at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University was awarded three contracts totaling more than $9.2 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration to support healthcare access in rural sections of the country over the next three...
By Bernie Monegain 09:58 am March 22, 2011
Electronic medical records improve the quality of care in developing countries, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the schools of medicine at Indiana University and Moi University in Eldoret, Kenya.
By Bernie Monegain 09:50 am March 11, 2011
The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University was awarded three contracts totaling more than $9.2 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support healthcare access in the rural United States over the next...
By Bernie Monegain 09:15 am March 04, 2011
Remote patient monitoring, or telehealth, has taken huge strides forward, with demand for this technology on the rise - especially among home-care agencies, disease management companies and clinical trial groups, according to a new report from market research firm Frost & Sullivan.
By Diana Manos 10:19 am March 02, 2011
The Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE) - the largest HIE in the nation - announced Wednesday that enrollment in its Quality Health First Program has reached 1,500 physicians in 50 communities, improving care for more than one million patients throughout Indiana.
By Molly Merrill 09:19 am February 11, 2011
Miramont Family Medicine in Fort Collins, Colo., is crediting its recognition as a HIMSS Davies Award winner to its participation in a slew of IT projects at both state and national levels.
By Mike Miliard 10:50 am January 11, 2011
GE Healthcare and Keystone Health Information Exchange, which serves central and northeast Pennsylvania, have announced plans to expand the region's HIE to augment its chronic disease management capabilities and broaden its reach to healthcare providers.
By Mary Mosquera 10:15 am November 17, 2010
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has opened the doors to its innovation center, where it plans to test models of coordinated care for patients as well shared payments for healthcare providers in various real-world settings.
By Molly Merrill 09:10 am November 03, 2010
Although the Internet age has improved American lives in many areas, researchers writing in the International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics say healthcare still lags behind. Use of a personal health record portal offers potential to gain ground - particularly in chronic disease management.

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