Biography for Susan D. Hall
Susan Hall spent more than 20 years as a newspaper writer and editor in Dallas and Seattle before making the leap online at MSNBC. Now living in Louisville, Ky., she has focused on enterprise technology as a writer and editor for IT Business Edge. Most recently she has written for Dice.com and Enterprise Apps Today. Follow @FierceHealthIT on Twitter and find her on LinkedIn.
Articles by Susan D. Hall
Sensor-based measurement holds the potential to shed light on ways to improve teamwork in healthcare, but a range of issues have to be worked out, according to a literature review published at JAMIA.
Robust analytics infrastructure is one of the keys to success for accountable care organizations, according to a new study published in the journal Academic Medicine.
Rather than stressing adoption of health IT, the industry should be focused on how technology can be part of innovative new strategies to improve care, according to a Health Affairs blog post.
Healthcare IT workers tend to be pretty happy with their jobs, though not necessarily with their salaries, according to a survey from consulting and staffing firm Healthcare IT Leaders.
Aggregation of consumer health data holds the potential to improve healthcare, but raises issues about patient privacy, according a California HealthCare Foundation report.
Technology-based screenings and in-person follow-ups reduced patients' risk of having undiagnosed hypertension over a 30-month period by more than 72 percent, according to a study in the Annals of Family Medicine.
Too often organizations rush into big data projects without keeping an eye on the big picture, Booz Allen Hamilton's Steven Escaravage and Joachim Roski write in a Health Affairs Blog post.
Diabetic patients with co-pay-free access to their doctors through secure messaging and telephone-based communication were more likely to make in-person visits, according to a study published at the Annals of Family Medicine.
Few digital health technologies simultaneously emphasize all three components of the "triple aim"--researchers found few technologies that addressed quality, cost and patient experience.
How to create better value from the data contained in electronic health records is just one of the challenges the National Institutes of Health is diving into with its Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) initiative.