News & Features for Healthcare
Oct 12, 2012
In a feature article for Xerox, Freelance Reporter Catherine Arnst reflects on her time at the Xerox Research Centre Europe in Grenoble, France and how technology is helping make hospitals safer and more efficient with text mining advances.
Oct 02, 2012
Xerox’s third annual EHR survey found that only 26 percent of Americans want their health records digitized. Will Saunders, group president of Government Healthcare Solutions for Xerox, believes better patient-provider communication will help convey the benefits of electronic records and gain more support from Americans. He shares five ways electronic health records (EHRs) directly impact healthcare consumers.
Sep 06, 2012
William Hersh, MD, reflects on his time at The Breakaway Group’s Healthcare Forum and the role of the healthcare informatics community as the industry moves beyond EHR implementation. He says informatics professionals will help solve the data quality problem, achieve true health information exchanges, work with patients to access their data and understand how to use it to improve their health, and improve EHR and related systems.
Aug 30, 2012
David Allen recommends a strategy for engaging in day-to-day activity with the same mental focus one applies to a crisis – taking advantage of heightened intuitive judgment and decision making skills without the stress.
Jul 11, 2012
Now that the Supreme Court has spoken and upheld the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Will Saunders, group president, Government Healthcare Solutions, Xerox, discusses the impact of this decision on state governments, as well as the considerations that must now be made.
Jul 09, 2012
As healthcare leaders face one of the most challenging environments in history, Heather Haugen, PhD, corporate vice president, research, The Breakaway Group, A Xerox Company, shares a key message from the 2012 Healthcare Forum.
May 24, 2012
Tom Simas, managing director, Midas+ Solutions, Xerox highlights Platinum Quality Awards and recipient Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital.
May 04, 2012
The Health Care Blog’s John Irvine provides a recap of the 9th World Health Care Congress in Washington, highlighting key points from healthcare industry insiders from discussions around reform.
Mar 26, 2012
The recent ICD-10 deadline delay is making a big impact on physician practices of all sizes. Whether these practices view this delay as helpful or harmful, Heather Haugen, PhD, corporate vice president, research, The Breakaway Group, A Xerox Company, shares what all healthcare organizations can do to make the best use out of their additional time.
Mar 22, 2012
State health policy leaders are in limbo, waiting for the Supreme Court’s final word on health insurance exchanges. Kevin Walsh, vice president, Healthcare Eligibility and Insurance Exchange Services, Xerox, offers some considerations for state policy makers to pursue, whether or not these regulations are reversed.