Nov 16th, 2009
Seattle-based Microsoft solved the problem of expensive emergency department (ED) claims by its employees and their families with a new model: engage a team of physicians to make house calls. The visiting physicians save the company 35 percent against an ED visit and have become a popular benefit, according to an article in the Nov. 16 issue of ...
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Apr 30th, 2009
The new federal effort to establish a mandatory electronic medical records (EMR) system in providers’ offices and facilities is being likened to the health information industry’s “Oklahoma land rush.” But critics, health care workers, and health information system industry leaders are expressing caution, a Business Week article says. EMRs – the New “Land Rush” was ...