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By Darin Brannan 08:45 am May 26, 2015
Our amazing healthcare IT systems come along with challenges and revolutionary potential, both of which are addressed by the health data cloud.
By Austin Kirkland 10:42 am May 22, 2015
Bolstered by healthcare payment reform that includes incentives for adopting and using technology, hospitals and health systems are aggressively developing narrow networks to serve as ACOs -- and are betting big on health IT advances.
By John Halamka 03:10 pm May 21, 2015
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 assumptions that are unlikely to be helpful -- and those most likely to be hurtful.
By Jeff Rowe 11:08 am May 21, 2015
A glimpse of what home healthcare might look like in the near future.
By Nicholas Filler 10:49 am May 21, 2015
Open source programming languages have the ability to radically change the medical landscape. Indeed, open source languages may change the way electronic health records function ... for the better.
By William A. Tanenbaum 12:37 pm May 19, 2015
Mobile devices in healthcare institutions are giving rise to new data security and liability risks. Connected devices -- another way of describing "The Internet of Things" -- present many of the same security and privacy breach rises aspects.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 08:53 am May 19, 2015
As much of a challenge it is to steer folks with silent "killers" to improved lifestyle choices, it may be a bigger challenge to help those with chronic symptomatic debilitating illnesses to feel better.
By Christina Thielst 01:24 pm May 18, 2015
Christina Thielst blogs about the power of social media and usefulness for health surveillance and predicting outcomes.
By Carl Natale 09:34 am May 18, 2015
Providers will be able to find quite a bit of revenue billing for every code that was historically missed under ICD-9.
By Bird Blitch 08:26 am May 15, 2015
It’s no secret that healthcare is transitioning from a focus on episodic care to more regular, wellness-driven visits. For hospitals and health systems, this shift into a more value-driven environment has as much impact on the revenue cycle as clinical care.

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