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May 29, 2015 | Richard Pizzi
"Population health" is a term that is widely used in healthcare, but not universally understood. Various definitions emphasize outcomes, measurement or... More

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May 29, 2015 | Samsung
(SPONSORED) Once upon a time, doctors made house calls. With fewer patients and time constraints, they could learn about people's lives, families and medical... More
May 27, 2015 | Amanda Guerrero
It pays to keep patients happy, and many patient portal vendors aren't cutting it. This is mostly the result of software vendors focusing solely on meaningful use... More
May 27, 2015 | Edmund Billings, MD
Continuity of care or accountability of care is unlikely without Medicare Shared Savings and Meaningful Use health IT incentives for mental and behavioral health... More
May 27, 2015 | John Halamka
Every technology has an adoption journey. The classic Gartner hype curve travels from a Technology Trigger to the Peak of Inflated Expectations followed by the Trough of... More
May 26, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
The 21st Century Cures Act recently cleared a hurdle to go onto the next step. Quite frankly, having read various versions of the bill, and having seen its evolution, I... More

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May 26, 2015 | Brendan FitzGerald
Healthcare organizations have learned that gathering data for the sake of gathering data yields little benefit. But when data is refined, the opportunities for use... More
May 26, 2015 | Darin Brannan
Our amazing healthcare IT systems come along with challenges and revolutionary potential, both of which are addressed by the health data cloud. More
May 22, 2015 | Austin Kirkland
Bolstered by healthcare payment reform that includes incentives for adopting and using technology, hospitals and health systems are aggressively developing narrow... More
May 21, 2015 | John Halamka
Few want to publicly criticize the 21st Century Cures Act. But John Halamka, MD is happy to serve as the lightning rod for this discussion, pointing out those... More
May 21, 2015 | Nicholas Filler
Open source programming languages have the ability to radically change the medical landscape. Indeed, open source languages may change the way electronic health records... More