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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

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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
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

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March 13, 2015 | Bonnie Cassidy
To the average person, ICD-10 might sound like the cataloging number one uses to locate a piece of furniture in an IKEA warehouse. But it's something that impacts... More
March 13, 2015 | Chris Bowen
Even with the most experienced security professional on staff, many organizations lack the tools, defensive systems, monitors, dashboards and manpower to really know... More
March 12, 2015 | Carl Natale
No, I'm not saying another delay of ICD-10 implementation is imminent. But this is the time to worry. More
March 11, 2015 | Tod Ferran
Just because your EHR system is compliant with HIPAA security standards, that does not mean your organization as a whole is fully compliant. Here are some specific... More
March 11, 2015 | John Halamka
IT leaders should focus on a variation on SaaS, which John Halamka, MD, calls "Outcomes as a Service." Software and hardware are one component, but the... More