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Visions: Preizler offers insurer's perspective on healthcare IT

Editor's note: We've heard about the merits of electronic medical records and other healthcare information technology from health providers and vendors, but what do insurer's make of the industry's electronic push? Marty Preizler, president and CEO of Physicians Plus Insurance Corp. , views the...

Visions, Part II: Preizler sees IT leading incremental health system change

Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part interview with Marty Preizler, president and CEO of Physicians Plus Insurance Corp. In Part I , he provided an insurer's view of healthcare IT and patient data exchange. WTN : We hear a lot about interoperability of information technology sy...

DHC 2007: Without fuller IT adoption, health costs might drain America's wealth

... is trying to leverage the Internet to provide information that can help them make good health and healthcare decisions. For every $100 of premium, preizler said eight percent goes to administration, and a smaller piece of that is devoted to information technology. That's where we have to make those choice...

IRS ruling could speed healthcare technology adoption

...eate a barrier, but my impression is that for the physicians who practice in the Meriter sphere of hospital care, this has not been an issue for them, preizler said. National picture Nationally, the picture is quite different. A recent survey of members of the College of Healthcare Information Man...
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