Ken Terry

Ken Terry, the author of the book "Rx For Health Care Reform" (Vanderbilt University Press, 2007), is a former senior editor at Medical Economics magazine. Terry now contributes regularly to Medscape Medical News, Medical Economics and iHealthBeat. Previously, he was a contributing editor at InformationWeek Healthcare and editor of FierceHealthIT. Terry, who also blogged for CBS Interactive’s BNET Healthcare from 2008-2011, has received journalism awards from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (2000), the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (2001-2002) and American Business Media, which gave him a Neal award in 2007.

Improved continuous monitoring of hospital patients boosts staff efficiency

Mobile device strategies catch on among hospitals

Mobile device strategies catch on among hospitals

A recent survey shows that more hospitals are developing mobile strategies, but there is still work to do on the implementation side.

Should hospitals pay up when it comes to ransomware?

Should hospitals pay up when it comes to ransomware?

Has the recent wave of ransomware attacks aimed at hospitals been a wakeup call for the healthcare industry? Or is this latest security plague just part of the new normal?

Are healthcare CIOs being cut out of the analytics loop?

Are healthcare CIOs being cut out of the analytics loop?

The onset of ‘population health management’ as a new model for delivering patient care is underscoring the need for IT leaders to strike the right balance between both clinical and business intelligence, even it means not ‘owning’ the...

FHIR blazes new (and needed) path in healthcare

FHIR blazes new (and needed) path in healthcare

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources would allow developers to write apps that would extend the capabilities of Electronic Health Records, give patients direct access to their own records and create a more solid basis for...

Big data makes a difference at Penn Medicine

Here’s how one healthcare organization is making use of the massive amount of information – measurable in petabytes – it now has at its disposal to save lives.

National patient identifier struggles for life

National patient identifier struggles for life

Can the private sector succeed in developing a nationwide health-related ID, despite the active resistance of privacy advocates and Congress alike?

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