EHRs Contribution to the Reduction of Readmission Rates

Electronic health records (EHRs) have many benefits for physicians, including the ability for physicians to make referrals, view medical histories and order/view lab results. EHRs have also been praised for providing easy access to patient data, financial and legal information … Continue reading

Doctors Are Cautiously Adopting Mobile Technology

According to the 2012 National Physician Survey conducted by Sharecare*, a social health and wellness network, doctors’ use of mobile technology for electronic health records (EHRs) and e-prescribing is steadily increasing. The survey results show that physicians are starting to … Continue reading

Philip Present Addresses Congressional Panel on Healthcare IT

On Friday, April 13, Philip Present, Chief Operating Officer of MedPlus, the Healthcare IT Subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics, addressed an audience of U.S. House of Representatives staff in Washington, D.C. on the topic of Health Information Technology. This was an … Continue reading