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February 26, 2015 | Michael Raymer
Hospitals and physician practices have been slow to adopt online platforms that allow them to connect with patients at home or on their mobile devices. However, patients... More

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February 26, 2015 | John Halamka
CIOs are at a challenging crossroads in their careers. Regulatory burdens, security threats, and changing reimbursement models have led to a demand for change that seems... More
February 25, 2015 | Chad Johnson
Chad Johnson speaks with Michael James McCoy, MD, ONC's Chief Health Information Officer, about his new position and his vision for a learning health system. More
February 24, 2015 | Mayuri Potdar, Parag Nasikkar
Payers' involvement in patient care, and their access to clinical data, has remained limited. They have traditionally relied on claims data to build care management... More
February 24, 2015 | Tim Cannon
As more tools are available on mobile and more information is available via cloud systems, an increasing number of IT employers are offering their employees flexible... More
February 23, 2015 | Joel French
Somehow health systems have adopted the notion that electronic health records are central to their competitive strategies -- viewing the technology's capabilities... More

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February 17, 2015 | Karin Ratchinsky
"Credit monitoring for a breach of your identity data, medical or not, is like handing out umbrellas in a tornado." This is a fitting analogy, as healthcare is... More
February 17, 2015 | David Harlow
There is much to be said (and much has already been said) about the need for privacy and security and protections in the case of Anthem, just as "helpful hints... More
February 13, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
Health IT is generally considered a good thing. But there are dangers, too. More
February 11, 2015 | Jonathan Niloff, MD
Realizing the return on investment from implementations of population health management technologies can take years. But there are approaches to optimizing programs for... More
February 10, 2015 | Ryan Witt
Even in the heavily privacy-regulated healthcare industry, few people realize how vulnerable many of our systems -- from EHR to connected medical devices -- are to... More