Articles By Christine Kern

  1. Healthcare Miscommunication Costs 2,000 Lives And $1.7 Billion
    2/11/2016

    Total numbers are probably higher according to new research. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. CONNECT Bill Would Extend Telehealth Services Via Medicare
    2/10/2016

    The bipartisan bill would help providers meet the goals of MACRA with telehealth options. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. One Quarter Of Doctors Not Prepared To Coordinate Complex Care
    12/31/2015

    A Commonwealth Fund survey finds physicians are ill-prepared to effectively manage and coordinate care for patients. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. AHRQ Introduces First Nationwide Readmission Database
    12/21/2015

    Database will be valuable for healthcare analyses and decision-making. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Care Managers Improve Patient Outcomes
    12/15/2015

    Care navigators can play a crucial role in getting patients involved in their care. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Healthcare Added More Than 40,000 Jobs In August
    9/22/2015

    Healthcare comprises more than 10 percent of all jobs in the U.S. economy. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Flu-Predicting App Created
    9/9/2015

    The smartphone app is the latest in predictive analytics brought to the patient. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Care Coordination Company Doubles Efficiency With Home Care App
    7/16/2015

    MobileSmith home Care App helps Integra Service Connect streamline its program. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Nurses Use Smartphones, Apps More Than Doctors
    7/9/2015

    Survey Shows 95 percent of nurses own a smartphone By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Global Home Healthcare Market To Reach $355.3 Billion By 2020
    7/6/2015

    This market growth is fueled by the rapid emergence of telehealth and other developing technologies. By Christine Kern, contributing writer