Healthcare IT News travelled to Epic’s campus to learn how the company thinks about design and usability. Takeaway: Health IT is hard. One vice president even said that if she wanted an easier job she could just go to Facebook.
A pair of population health programs are already reducing non-emergent visits to emergency departments in Louisiana. At the heart of that success are patients tapping technologies and data to manage their health.
Officials in Arkansas are in talks to change the rule prohibiting direct-to-consumer telehealth consults. In Texas, meanwhile, the e-Health Alliance is driving legislation to mandate that licensing boards coordinate appropriate rules.