By John Halamka 02:10 pm December 29, 2014
I'm often asked by hedge funds, investors, and private equity firms to evaluate start ups based on their management savvy, product maturity, and business models. I've been on several calls with startups in 2014 in which the grammar was all "present future tense."
By Mike Lovett 02:09 pm December 23, 2014
Different healthcare specialties have different electronic health record requirements as there is significant variation in care processes, clinical content and decision support across care settings. To select the right EHR, specialty practices must fully appreciate how the technology addresses their particular needs and requirements.
By Dennis Schmuland, MD 08:29 pm December 18, 2014
While EHRs have increased clinicians' ability to document and share histories, results, assessments and orders, they underperform when it comes to finding and connecting clinicians with other team members, insights, and coordinating complex care processes, especially when team members cross organizational boundaries.
By Jeff Rowe 02:15 pm December 18, 2014
Get ready, 'cause it’s coming! Heck, it's already here -- the healthcare data tsunami, that is -- and CIOs are just one key group trying to figure out how to swim without going under.
By David Lareau 08:16 pm December 16, 2014
How can your clinical systems enable clinically-coordinated care, that is, true functional interoperability? Here are four important considerations to put you on the right path.
By Carl Natale 01:52 pm December 10, 2014
When ICD-10 opponents say there is no benefit for patient care, they're refusing to connect data to healthcare. It's not hard to see why.
By Keith W. Boone 02:08 pm December 09, 2014
Whatever it is -- if it involves health IT, interoperability, or anything else -- the answer seems to be FHIR.
By Edmund Billings, MD 01:26 pm December 09, 2014
Interoperability is the current health IT buzzword because it's the essential ingredient in creating a system that benefits patients, doctors and hospitals. Almost everyone in healthcare is pressing for it and is frustrated, though probably not surprised, that meaningful use did not get us there.
By Diane Clifford 02:19 pm December 05, 2014
There’s a lot going on at this year's Radiological Society of North America 100th Scientific Assembly this week in Chicago, but three topics in particular are resonating with radiologists.
By John Halamka 08:53 pm December 04, 2014
Today, at the HL7 Policy Conference, Chuck Jaffe announced The Argonaut Project, an effort to accelerate Fast Health Interoperability Resources.

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