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July 31, 2014 | Steve Pacicco
Although electronic health record adoption is more saturated in hospitals and physician practices, long-term and post-acute care organizations have not been as quick to... More

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July 31, 2014 | Tim Maliyil
Technology poses a constant dilemma. On one hand, it makes our lives easier and, in many cases, more efficient. However, it also leaves those who don’t understand or... More
July 31, 2014 | David Wiggin
Successful 21st century healthcare organizations do not thrive based on the intuition of a few brilliant leaders; rather, they become modern data-driven businesses. But... More
July 30, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Traditionally, the introduction of new technologies into health care has been assumed by knee-jerk reaction to add costs. Yet, the Center for Connected Health has... More
July 24, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
So, why is VistA CPRS the preferred choice? In a word, design. The VA built the system with two design goals: improved patient care and rapid adoptability. More
July 24, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
No matter where you go, it seems, someone's talking up mHealth. But, a healthy wariness is in order. More

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July 11, 2014 | James Deck
There is more than one pathway to becoming a healthcare IT professional. From following the university track and earning an advanced degree in information technology, to... More
July 09, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
Join IBM and HIMSS Future Care on July 23rd to discuss how social and clinical stakeholders can improve collaboration and patient outcomes. More
July 09, 2014 | John Halamka
During my 16 years as CIO, I've witnessed the transition from client server to web, from desktops to mobile, and from locally hosted to cloud. More
July 08, 2014 | Thomas J. Morrow, M.D.
Doctors, patients and insurance companies don’t agree on much. But ask them what they think of call centers, and you can rest assured you’ll get complaints from every... More
July 03, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
One way that standards happen is when a single organization decides that a standard should exist and funds the development of it. The question that concerns me about... More