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By Torben Nielsen 07:04 pm December 04, 2015
In November, CMS updated guidance that previously called for health plans to update provider directories on a monthly basis. Unfortunately for patients, the data is now only required to be updated quarterly.
By David Lareau 04:48 pm December 02, 2015
There is mounting evidence that clinical decision support tools can significantly improve patient outcomes. Not only is this good news for the patient, it is also good news for our entire healthcare delivery system.
By John Halamka 02:13 pm December 02, 2015
As each year comes to a close, John Halamka, MD, looks back on the challenges and achievements of the past 12 months.
By Chris Bowen 08:29 pm November 30, 2015
It's not exactly a secret that there's a worldwide shortage of experienced cyber security professionals. At least one widely-cited report has put the figure at over a million unfulfilled positions.
By Jamo Rubin, MD 02:01 pm November 30, 2015
To achieve the Triple Aim, healthcare leaders often target their attention first on processes that directly impact their bottom line. However, today's increasingly value-based environment requires health systems to expand their focus from processes of care to improving patients' experience of care.
By Drew Schiller 01:52 pm November 30, 2015
(SPONSORED) While technology promises a future of connected networks and free-flowing information, the challenge remains bridging the gap between data silos to improve patient care.
By Marc Sebes 01:47 pm November 30, 2015
(SPONSORED) As patients increase their usage of mhealth products and services, some providers are working to create effective solutions and programs utilizing this technology to reduce costs, enhance care management and improve outcomes.
By Chris Edwards 01:38 pm November 30, 2015
(SPONSORED) Innovation and consumer adoption of various digital-health technologies are prompting employers to integrate employee-generated data into their wellness initiatives at an accelerated pace.
By Cari McLean 02:56 pm November 25, 2015
Kemp Edmonds, Lead Solutions Consultant at Hootsuite Media, says it's time to get real about social selling and call it what it really is: social networking. Social media is long-term relationship building tool and not a tool to make sales.
By Hamid Tabatabaie 02:39 pm November 25, 2015
ONC has a 10-year plan for interoperability. For some observers outside the health IT sector, that may seem like too long to wait. But one vendor who's been "fighting the interoperability battle" for eight years so far says that sounds about right.

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