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July 01, 2015 | John Halamka
Every leader is different and working for them requires an understanding of their preferences. John Halamka, MD, shares his advice on thriving in complex hierarchical... More

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July 01, 2015 | Jeff Peters
A robust data repository, or a health information exchange, can be the linchpin in sharing information across the care continuum and different care settings. Those... More
June 26, 2015 | Adam Winn
The equipment used in hospitals is often not user-serviceable and therefore often running out-of-date software or firmware. This creates a dangerous situation where... More
June 25, 2015 | Gary Glover
To reduce opportunities for hackers to succeed, healthcare entities must be proactive about protecting sensitive data across their organization. Security must be an... More
June 25, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
Fifty states plus the feds makes 51 sets of privacy rules many healthcare organizations have to take into account as they manage their digital information. More
June 23, 2015 | Rick Kam
Everyone involved in healthcare needs to know their responsibilities with regard to privacy and security, because everyone is potentially held accountable by customers,... More

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June 23, 2015 | Validic
(SPONSORED) The healthcare information technology market is slated to grow 20 percent annually through 2018, according to a report from Research and Markets. More
June 23, 2015 | Validic
(SPONSORED) Sometimes, we like to think of patient behavior as separate from human behavior, and analyze the two separately. But, patients, like all humans, need to be... More
June 22, 2015 | David Lareau
Tens of billions of dollars paid out by the federal government for the purchase of healthcare information technology enabled our industry to stay addicted to its current... More
June 18, 2015 | John Halamka
With Stage 2 meaningful use, ICD-10, the HIPAA Omnibus Rule and the Affordable Care Act dominating the agenda these past few years, Beth Israel Deaconess CIO John... More
June 18, 2015 | Jon Elion, MD
After decades using ICD-9, we've learned to manage its quirks, says Jon Elion, MD, but we don't yet have that comfort level with ICD-10. He's not as... More