Congress Impressed by Mobile Medical Apps

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As more mobile medical apps are developed, they are finding their way into our government. Recently, the House of Representative’s Small Business Committee’s Subcommittee on Health and Technology held a hearing titled, “Mobile Medical App Entrepreneurs: Changing the Face of Health Care.” Mobile apps are uniquely suited to help empower users and reduce costs healthcare costs. […]

Electronic Health Records Infographic

Electronic Health Records Infographic The The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology created this health records infographic to help bring understanding to this issue of electronic health records. More from their site: How do electronic health records (EHRs) connect you and your doctor? In the past, medical data was only stored on […]

Why Every Person Should Want Electronic Health Records.

Although healthcare providers are making progress in adopting health IT, Americans surprisingly seem less than enthusiastic about the change. According to a study of 2,147 adults conducted by Harris Interactive in May 2012, only 26% of Americans want their medical records to be digital. The financial benefits of electronic health records (EHRs) should be reason […]