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April 16, 2014 | Carl Natale
Now that medical practices have been legislated a reprieve from ICD-10 implementation, they need to decide what to do next. More

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April 14, 2014 | Michael Brozino
The first quarter of 2014 is over and yet we are still witnessing EHR system vendors asking the government for more time, or to lessen the certification demands, for... More
April 14, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
More often than not, health IT advocates get excited about the myriad ways technology could be used to help doctors do a better job of providing care. But what about... More
April 11, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Is it safe and effective care for providers to evaluate and prescribe for patients that they've never met face-to-face? More
April 10, 2014 | Carl Natale
Let's be honest. We shouldn't be surprised that an ICD-10 delay became law. It's a concept that is easier to hate than embrace. More
The delay in ICD-10 implementation was met last week with equal parts relief and frustration. Health plans and healthcare providers who were ready are understandably... More

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April 09, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
One way of summing up the past decade in healthcare might be to say that IT is finally aiming to catch up with the remarkable strides medical science has made over the... More
April 03, 2014 | Fay Rozovsky, Timothy Kelly
The expansion of EHRs has resulted in healthcare organizations compiling more protected health information than ever before. At the same time, HIEs are facilitating... More
April 02, 2014 | John Halamka
After the senate vote on HR 4302, I sent an email to the CIOs of payers and providers in Massachusetts, suggesting that we need to capture the millions spent locally in... More
March 31, 2014 | Shahid Shah
I was asked a great question during a discussion with a tech publisher yesterday: "So, what's it going to take to achieve real interoperability in healthcare... More
March 28, 2014 | Kurt Hagerman
As we discussed in Part I of this series, encryption plays a vital role in healthcare IT security, but not everyone understands the ins and outs. Today we're going... More