Breadcrumb Home Technology September 11, 2017 01:00 AM News from other sources Modern Healthcare Tweet Share Share Email More Print Information technologySkilled nursing facilities lag acute care settings in EHR, HIE use | Health Data ManagementAbout two thirds of skilled nursing facilities used EHRs last year, and about a fifth of skilled nursing facilities used both EHRs and health information exchanges, according to the ONC.Study: Telemedicine abortions have no more adverse effects than in-person equivalent | MobihealthnewsMedical abortions done via telemedicine are just as safe as in-person abortions, a new study has found. But telemedicine abortions are prohibited in 18 states.The real state of digital health – everywhere except Silicon Valley | Healthcare IT NewsDr. Halee Fischer-Wright, CEO of MGMA, writes that the health IT industry must "keep innovation grounded in practical reality" and "balance the business and science of medicine with the art of patient care."Safety, quality and clinical practice"We started it": Atul Gawande on doctors' role in the opioid epidemic | Vox"It is huge. It is startling. I had no idea. Basically, I was like more is better, take some," Atul Gawande told Vox's Sarah Kliff.Irma forces at least 35 hospitals to evacuate patients. Here's a rundown | StatAlmost 1900 patients were evacuated, but most of the Florida Hospital Association's member hospitals were open Saturday afternoon.In other newsWhat to expect from the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X | TechcrunchApple will announce a new iPhone (or new iPhones) tomorrow. Insiders expect high prices, OLED screens, and maybe even facial recognition. Letter to the Editor Send us a letter Have an opinion about this story? Click here to submit a Letter to the Editor, and we may publish it in print. Recommended for You Quest, Labcorp see delays for COVID-19 test results FDA approves the first COVID-19 point-of-care diagnostic test Sponsored Content View the discussion thread.