Here some of the stories that caught our attention this week from improving the patient experience through EMR and health IT to how CFOs are seeing the value in the cloud. In our Follow Friday series, we feature a few of our finds to share with you. Check us out every week to see what catches our eye around the web!
AHRA: Medical imaging will take lead in breaking health information silos - Health Imaging
By Evan Godt
Real healthcare reform will require robust systems of health information exchange. Practice-focused business decisions have made cooperation among providers challenging in the past, but a number of factors have aligned which could force a change toward more sharing of critical patient information, according to a presentation Aug. 13 at the 40th annual meeting of AHRA: the Association for Medical Imaging Management.
Improving the patient experience through EMR and health IT - EHR Intelligence
By Robert Green
When the conflicting ideas of competition and collaboration are joined in a conversation about a continuum of patient care, the conversation with the EMR vendor will elevate to serving the purpose of the physicians within their community of care. This step is not only important because of the outcomes for patients and the clinic, but it also serves in advancing the definition of the patient experience.
Wake up, IT: Even CFOs see value in the cloud - InfoWorld
By David Linthicum
Some of the benefits CFOs saw most include significant capital and operational savings, better security (you heard right), and productivity gains that come from the ability to work from any device.
Twitter Makes New Rules for Developers - New York Times
By Nick Bilton
On Thursday, August 16, Twitter disclosed how it plans to tighten-up rules for developers who build applications on the company's platform.
What did you find interesting this week? Have something to say about what we've found? Share below in the comments!