Betsy Caron is the New Media Producer for Healthcare Finance News, Medical Practice Insider and Healthcare Payer News.
By Betsy Caron 02:36 pm February 14, 2012
Health literacy is about more than a person’s ability to read and write. The growing need to obtain, process and understand basic health information affects Americans of all education levels, and new tools are emerging in order to improve the readability of complicated medical documents.
By Betsy Caron 01:55 pm January 10, 2012
The abundance of broadly categorized mobile medical applications that have been developed and distributed in recent years has left some healthcare professionals questioning many apps’ quality and general usability.
By Betsy Caron 02:03 pm November 23, 2011
It's little wonder that at least one subscriber of Wolters Kluwer Health's UpToDate has described it as "the best medical tool ever." The system has helped hospitals save approximately 11,500 lives and 372,500 hospital days over a three-year period, according to new research from Harvard.
By Betsy Caron 03:39 pm November 02, 2011
In an age when many medical schools are issuing tablets in place of textbooks, physician recruitment firms and practices must keep up with the industry's latest technologies in order to improve communication and outcome.