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Successful OpenNotes Implementations Require Portal Changes, More Communication

[unable to retrieve full-text content] David Raths, Contributing Editor In just a few years the OpenNotes movement has spread to dozens of health systems. Yet at many healthcare organizations, the percentage of portal users reading clinical notes is still quite low. Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology

House GOP blocks spending bill provision to require drug price disclosures in TV ads

House Republicans have blocked a provision from a spending bill that would have required drug companies to post the prices of their products in TV commercials. The provision was not included in a larger healthcare spending bill finished by House and Senate negotiators on Thursday. The price disclosure requirement passed the Senate last month and… Read More »

Health Insurance Self Employed Options Require Research

In these tough economic times, lots of workers who have been laid off have opted to start their own businesses rather than seek new corporate jobs. While this choice can be enormously satisfying and empowering, it comes with significant disadvantages, and one of them is finding health insurance self employed alternatives. Some 2.6 million independent… Read More »