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March 31, 2015 | Aashima Gupta
We are at a cusp of the consumer driven health revolution. But to succeed, we need a new approach: one that goes beyond the apps and the sensors and makes better use of... More

Recent Posts

March 26, 2015 | Kurt Hagerman
You don't have to work in technology to know that hackers are getting more sophisticated. It seems like a new breach is in the news every week. But those of us who... More
March 24, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Joseph Kvedar, MD, recently wrote about the sign posts on the road to connected health adoption. Here, he outlines the connected health sign posts that are driving the... More
March 23, 2015 | Andrew Robertson
Nobody is explicitly opposed to interoperability in healthcare IT. That would be like opposing the eradication of poverty, hunger or child slavery. People of goodwill... More
March 23, 2015 | Aaron Miri
As a young kid, Aaron Miri had always wanted to be a conductor of a symphony. Fast forward quite a few years, and he is now a conductor of an IT symphony that plays out... More
March 20, 2015 | Roger Davis
U.S. healthcare needs more Davids: people and vendors who use their agility to execute innovative ideas that advance healthcare delivery and improve outcomes. But... More

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March 20, 2015 | John Halamka
In his latest blog, John Halamka, MD provides a comprehensive account of the most recent HIT Standards Committee meeting. Don't miss what he has to say about Stan... More
March 20, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
If there’s one group within the healthcare workforce who could really use effective mobile tools, it's nurses. More
March 18, 2015 | David Harlow
OMB cleared the HIPAA pre-audit survey late last week. That is one crucial prerequisite to OCR's initiation of the new round of HIPAA audits that have been the... More
March 17, 2015 | Joe Condurso
Hospital EHRs have left gaps in the support of nurses and other frontline clinicians who represent the vast majority of the healthcare workforce. This is because EHRs... More
March 17, 2015 | David Lareau
Population health, Big Data, predictive analytics and all that massive computing power help to improve health. But care still has to be delivered, and it will probably... More