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October 08, 2015 | Brian Levy, MD
Actionable data is critical to advancing healthcare's Triple Aim: improving patient experience, population health and costs. Data accuracy for analytics and... More

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October 08, 2015 | Sarah Corley, MD
With the advent of value-driven models, healthcare organizations are shifting to more holistic patient care model in order to achieve consistent quality and reduce costs. More
October 07, 2015 | Scott Rea
Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation aims to eliminate the use of fax for prior-authorizations and audits. Four years later, more than 7,000 Medicare providers... More
October 05, 2015 | Rick Kam
Most people navigate the World Wide Web via well-known search engines such as Google or Bing. Underneath the publicly accessible web, however, is the "Deep Web,... More
September 30, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, reflects on the difference between confidence and competence. More
September 30, 2015 | Brendan FitzGerald
Telemedicine is a complex enough market that even a tiny uptick should be seen as encouraging. More

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September 29, 2015 | Validic
(SPONSORED) With such massive, diverse member populations, payers have realized they can no longer rely on simply averaging data from their independent information... More
September 28, 2015 | Mike Restuccia
Penn Medicine's CIO reflects on IT moving from the basement to the boardroom, increasing vendor participants, engagement with the clinical community and the future... More
September 24, 2015 | Luke Shulman
Meaningful use of analytics to improve quality of care and organizational efficiency is contingent on an accessible user-friendly interface. How can "users"... More
September 23, 2015 | Lyn Triffletti
Believe it or not, there are 52 possible policies that organizations may need in order to comply with HIPAA. To determine which ones are required, an organization must... More
September 21, 2015 | Keith Tyson
You don't need to take a defensive stance that restricts data exchange. More