Category Archives: Health Information Technology

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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Chart Review Blog Carnival July 2013 Edition

Compiled by Jennifer Salopek and Sarah Sonies Welcome to the July edition of Chart Review. This month’s series features a collection of posts on health care transformation, leadership in #meded, and the launch of a new health care innovation journal. … Continue reading

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Review #meded Apps with @Happtique, @aamctoday

By Sarah Sonies The Association of American Medical Colleges has partnered with Happtique to serve as the content review partner for the Happtique Health App Certification Program (HACP).  As part of this partnership, the AAMC is seeking content experts to … Continue reading

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How Video Game Technologies Are Improving Patient Care

Originally posted April 23, 2013 on Scrubbing In, a site from Baylor Health Care System for “hands-on health care discussions” Everyone knows that misunderstandings can cause trouble. But miscommunication in a health care setting can lead to serious risks. That’s why researchers at Baylor … Continue reading

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Wing of Zock to Host Next Health Care Social Media Review

Wing of Zock will be hosting the next Health Care Social Media Review on April 24! #HCSM Review, curated by Health Works Collective, is intended to showcase posts about the importance of health care social media use to both patients and … Continue reading

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