Category Archives: Health Information Technology

Health Care Social Media Review

By Jennifer J. Salopek We at Wing of Zock are very pleased to host our first edition of Health Care Social Media Review. This roundup of blog posts treating different aspects at the intersection of health care and social media … Continue reading

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Telemedicine: Leading the Way to Virtual Care Delivery

By Sarah Sonies Health care and insurance specialists predict that within a few years, almost the majority of health care will be delivered virtually. In remarks two weeks ago in the opening of the 2014 American Telemedicine Association (ATA 2014) annual meeting and … Continue reading

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1776 Challenge Cup Gives Best and Brightest Startups a Chance to Win Big

By Sarah Sonies Sixteen competed, but only two could win. In what proved to be both a competition and an impromptu lesson on prosthetics, health care startups from all over the world pitched their ideas Thursday night for a chance … Continue reading

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Rebooting Primary Care from the Bottom Up

Originally posted on April 16, 2014 By ZDOGG MD For the better part of a decade, I practiced inpatient hospital medicine at a large academic center (the name isn’t important, but it rhymes with Afghanistan…ford). I used to play a game with … Continue reading

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University of New Mexico Residents Design #GetCovered App

By Sarah Sonies New Mexico has one of the nation’s highest rates of uninsured. With the expansion of Medicaid and New Mexico’s participation in the federal health insurance exchange, over 300,000 New Mexicans are eligible to enroll in a health … Continue reading

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Defining Learners by the Answers They Need, Not the Questions They Ask

By Tim Peck, MD Digital medical education is at an important moment in its development, and its potential for positive influence is unprecedented. To date, no system exists that provides expedient production and delivery of medical education content without compromising … Continue reading

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How to Recruit, Hire, and Retain HIT Professionals

By Gabe Bendana  According to the bureau of labor statistics, employment of health information technicians is expected to increase  21 percent by 2020. With the increased demand,  healthcare employers are faced with the constant challenge of how to recruit, hire, and … Continue reading

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Chart Review Blog Carnival: August 2013 “Lazy, Hazy Days of Summer” Edition

Compiled by Sarah Sonies Welcome to the August edition of Chart Review. This month, we feature a collection of posts on the need for expanded pediatric research, changing roles and transitions in #meded, and how medical schools and students engage … Continue reading

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Milestone Steps for Health Information Technology Adoption

By Arianna Talaie In the marathon of adopting health information technology (HIT), it is the landmark steps—the defining, digitalizing and downloading of the system—that facilitate the greatest strides toward widespread implementation. A newly released Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) annual … Continue reading

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Empowered Patients, Empowered Care

By Sarah Sonies Angelo Volandes, MD, a physician and researcher who is on the faculties of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, is co-founder and president of Advance Care Planning Decisions. ACPD is a non-profit organization that makes videos … Continue reading

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