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Note to flu-shot makers…

Note to flu-shot makers: EHR reminders for doctors could boost vaccination rates Read full article on Fierce Healthcare, here.

Who’s Using an EHR?

This study conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics allows for both national and state-based estimates of EHR adoption. Read the study here.

  • Study: Non-physicians deliver same care as docs in community health centers – Fierce Healthcare
  • Unintended consequences of EHR regs hinder interoperability – Health Data Management
  • Tom Price weighs pros, cons of electronic health records at Senate HELP Committee hearing – Fierce Healthcare
  • Malloy Unveils Plans to Further Combat Opioid Crisis – CT News Junkie
  • The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand: Projections from 2014 to 2025IHS
  • QuintilesIMS drug spending outlook: $1.5 trillion in 2021, up 33% – Pharmaceutical Commerce
  • Why Patient Engagement Will Rise in Importance – Health Data Management
  • Patient-Doctor Partnerships: A Recipe for Better Medical Care – U.S. News
  • Practices Need to “Sell” Patients on Patient Portal Benefits – Fierce Healthcare
  • CMS Offers Docs More Help to Implement MACRA – Fierce Healthcare
  • Mobile Tech a MUST HAVE for docs – Fierce Healthcare
  • New Law Tightens Regulations for Pain Clinics – Tennessee Medical Association
  • Online Portals Top List of Patient Engagement Tools
  • FDA to Review the Marketing of Off-Label Use of Medications to Doctors
  • Health System Finds Technology Can Boost Patient Engagement – AAFP
  • QD 2016 Prescription Drug Monitoring Report – Quest Diagnostic Health Trends
  • Changes in Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medication and Dietary Supplement Use Among Older Adults in the United States, 2005 vs 2011 – JAMA Network
  • Maine to Require Providers Use E-Prescribing and Check Prescription Monitoring Data for Opioids, Benzodiazepine; Law Includes New Limits for Opioid Prescribing25 Things to Know About ePrescribing – www.nabp.net
  • How I Learned to Start E-Prescribing In Pursuit of the Fabulous Fob – June 14th 2016 – by Roy Harvey Greenberg
  • Federal Officials, Advocates Push Pill-TrackingDatabases
  • NYS Department of Health releases ePrescribing Waiver Rules and Regulations – March 16, 2016
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