Biography for Neil Versel
Award-winning journalist Neil Versel has written for FierceHealthIT, FierceMobileHealthcare and FierceEMR. Based in Chicago, he's a freelance health IT journalist and blogger whose work has appeared numerous healthcare publications throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe.
Articles by Neil Versel
We're taking our annual publisher's holiday next week, so this is the last issue of FierceHealthIT for 2010. It's been quite a year. Even with the economy mired in a jobless recovery and political
Interoperable IT could be just the thing to help healthcare reduce the expensive duplication and potential adverse events associated with fragmented care, according to just-published research from
We have separate publications called FierceHealthIT and FierceEMR for a reason: Thanks in no small part to the federal "meaningful use" incentive program, EMRs are front of mind for many health IT
After slamming a couple of recent studies on attempts to engage patients in their own care through passive monitoring generously called "telemedicine," we find a study that deserves some credit at
Physicians could be putting the doctor-patient relationship in jeopardy because they don't control their own privacy very well on Facebook, according to a recent study of French medical residents.
It's been a busy year in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and for health IT in general. "It's been a whirlwind of activity. Many of you have spent many
Two more patient privacy incidents made news last week. Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz., lost data cards that contained information on 2,284 endoscopy patients, the Arizona Republic
If cost is all the public responds to when talking about healthcare, then cost may not be a bad place to wage reform-minded battles. I draw your attention to a CNN story from last week
Hospital CIOs are rapidly losing confidence in their organization's ability to qualify early for federal subsidies for "meaningful use" of EMRs, according to an updated survey from the College of
Business intelligence specialists in Australia are examining how to mine patient data and clinician notes in search of better ways to diagnose and treat depression, a condition not linked to specific