Mayo Clinic

By Zack McCartney 12:00 am August 15, 2013
Stage 2 of the government’s Meaningful Use Program requires that at least 5 percent of patients view, download, and transmit their health information and send a secure electronic message to their provider.
By Bernie Monegain 11:03 am August 07, 2013
No one seems to be offering up potential candidates for the Office of the National Coordinator. But some names have been mentioned in the past, and insiders point to a deep and talented bench at ONC.
patient portals
By Zack McCartney 10:51 am August 02, 2013
Stage 2 of the Meaningful Use Program requires that at least 5 percent of patients view, download, and transmit their health information and send a secure electronic message to their provider. But this objective, lowered from 10 percent, still worries the healthcare community.
By Mike Miliard 10:35 am August 02, 2013
Employing a strategy that uses electronic medical records to direct care transition resources to the high-risk heart failure patients who need them most can reduce hospital readmissions, according to a new study by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the Mayo Clinic.
By Erin McCann 10:55 am July 30, 2013
Mayo Clinic is again tapping into the mHealth app arena, after officials announced Monday the launch of a new, one-of-a-kind mobile application that aims to put expert medical information at consumers' fingertips.
By Anthony Brino 06:22 am June 12, 2013
Doug Fridsma, MD, director of the ONC's Office of Science and Technology, likes to tell his staff: "If we're going to make mistakes, lets make new ones; let's not make old ones." Fridsma, told attendees at the 2013 Government Health IT Conference that his office has several goals in fueling health IT innovation.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am May 20, 2013
The Healthcare Transformation Group – made up of members Geisinger, Intermountain Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic and Mercy – has created a research and development team, to speed the implementation of a unique device identification system for medical devices.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am May 20, 2013
Healthcare and technology jobs have the most appeal to Generation Y, according to the sixth annual Millennial Career Survey, published May 13 by the National Society of High School Scholars, an international honor society organization based in Atlanta.
By Bernie Monegain 10:09 am May 15, 2013
Healthcare and technology jobs have the most appeal to Generation Y, according to the sixth annual Millennial Career Survey, published May 13 by the National Society of High School Scholars, an international honor society organization based in Atlanta.
Hospital Safety Score
By Bernie Monegain 10:26 am May 09, 2013
An update to the Hospital Safety Score that assigns grades "A" through "F" to more than 2,500 hospitals in the United States shows they have made only incremental progress in addressing errors, accidents, injuries and infections that kill or hurt their patients. The Leapfrog Group, a hospital watchdog group, conducts the surveys.

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