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November 20, 2014 | Cliff Bleustein, MD
It is taken as gospel by most radiologists and hospital IT professionals that a vendor-neutral archiving application is critical for unifying diagnostic imaging... More

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November 19, 2014 | Krista Drobac
As Congress examines the U.S. public health system's response to Ebola this week, we need to take a look at laws and regulations that inhibit better treatment and... More
November 19, 2014 | Carl Natale
Last week we found out that the ICD-10 transition may not be as expensive for medical practices as previously estimated. How does that happen? More
November 19, 2014 | Sandeep Kishore
A few years ago venture capitalist and iconic software engineer Marc Andreessen quipped, "Software is eating the world." While his comments might have been... More
November 18, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
"Seek and share" is one way you could sum up an appropriate approach for healthcare stakeholders to take to information. More
November 17, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
Several IHE Domains met last week to discuss work items for the coming season of interoperability. More

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November 14, 2014 | Mike Lovett
Although there are myriad benefits associated with electronic health records, a 2013 study shows that many physicians see a significant downside to the EHR -- it gives... More
November 13, 2014 | Robert Wachter, MD
The policy known as meaningful use was designed to ensure that clinicians and hospitals actually used the computers they bought with the help of government subsidies. In... More
November 13, 2014 | Jay Anders, MD
As a physician who has used and worked on the development team of a number of EMRs and technologies, I am reminded of how powerful, or dangerous, information technology... More
November 12, 2014 | Carl Natale
The American Medical Association House of Delegates met in Dallas during the weekend without advancing any stands against ICD-10 implementation. But they didn't... More
November 12, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
It will be a while before the dust settles on last week's elections, but it seems safe to say many healthcare stakeholders are a little uneasy, at best. More