In the News 05/27/2008...

A blogger Alfred Fortin came up with 101 things to do with a mobile phone in healthcare.  AHRQ is currently seeking for clinicians to provide them input via a web based focus group, to understand how to get a broader perspective on adoption of Healthcare IT tools. Video tool...

In the News 05/23/2008...

I will be trying this new column, I am calling "In the News."  My plan is to of course include Healthcare IT (HIT) related stories, but to also have a column to collate news I find interesting.  Hopefully I can enage you, my readers to comment on them and utilize these...

Nagging via text messag...

Doctors in Cincinnati are experimenting with text messaging to get tweens and teens to take their medications for chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, kidney disease and asthma. “It’s a time of so much change in these kids’ lives,” says Dr. Marva Moxey-Mims, of the...

Bill would foster growt...

A federal legislator has a filed a bill designed to encourage active-duty military nurses and those retiring from military service to become nurse educators. The legislation, modeled after a Defense Department program helping military personnel move into education, offers varied...