Amy Quinn just pointed me to e-Second Opinions: 100 Search Engines and Tools for Medical Self-Diagnosis. Very nice list of tools and worth checking out. Thanks, Amy.
A friend of mine sent out this link to WhatDoctorsThink.com, which “provides survey results as a public service to the medical community to stimulate innovation and improve the quality and economics of healthcare.” The one I found most useful, since I’m a tech guy, was… Read More
I just ran across the Medical Software Advice, which bills itself as a free resource that helps physicians find the right EMR, medical billing and practice management software for their practices. They have a nice article, “Should CCHIT Influence Your EHR Selection,” that I think… Read More
HITCHtv is a new site with healthcare IT videos and multimedia. Worth checking out.
One of my readers wrote me today: Shahid, I’ve been following your blog for a few months. I was wondering if you know of a HL7 primer for beginners (non-technologists)? I figured others would want an answer to this question, so I decided to reply… Read More
Israel Lagares wrote me recently about the beta launch of his new site www.healthranker.com, which is a social media news/voting site dedicated to health and wellness. He said he created it because he got tired of the larger social media sites not giving enough love… Read More
The health IT industry has been working on personal health records (PHRs) for a while and I suspect it will take years before they really take off in a big way. PHRs are likely not to become prevalent at least until the ambulatory care market… Read More