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October 23, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
If you want to confront the complexity of electronic data, just stop and think about how many ways you want to use the data you have in hand. More

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October 22, 2014 | Abder-Rahman Ali
It's getting easier and easier to build unregulated software these days but it's still pretty hard to create regulated/certified systems such as EHRs, medical... More
October 21, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
The fundamental organization of data in an EHR around information documented during an encounter isn't likely to change whether you look at a large grained document... More
October 21, 2014 | Dan Michelson
A few weeks ago I was sitting in a conference room with the senior executive team from one of the top academic medical centers in the country. By way of introduction,... More
October 20, 2014 | Dan Nerroth
As the healthcare industry works toward Stage 2 meaningful use attestation, web portals are becoming a "must-have" for improving patient engagement and... More
October 20, 2014 | David Blumenthal, MD
For those who follow the ongoing conversion of U.S. healthcare from paper to electronic information systems, Texas Health Presbyterian's reflex to blame its EHR for... More

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October 10, 2014 | John Halamka
EHR causes Ebola! EHRs hold data hostage in stovepiped legacy systems! There is no interoperability in America! How many headlines have you seen over the past month... More
October 09, 2014 | Shahid Shah
What follows are the dos and don’ts of each step in the EHR buying process; these tips will guide you when comparing options so you select medical software best suited... More
October 09, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
It's a debate that's not going away soon: how big a role should the data from a patient's wearable devices play in an actual appointment. More
October 09, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
In trying to work through an issue with internet tech support, Keith Boone ran into a problem that patients (especially chronic ones) have with their doctors. More
October 07, 2014 | Abder-Rahman Ali
Storytelling is an engaging process that is rewarding for both the teller and the listener. Having mentioned that, a requirements engineer may ask, why couldn't we... More