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October 08, 2015 | Brian Levy, MD
Actionable data is critical to advancing healthcare's Triple Aim: improving patient experience, population health and costs. Data accuracy for analytics and... More

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October 08, 2015 | Sarah Corley, MD
With the advent of value-driven models, healthcare organizations are shifting to more holistic patient care model in order to achieve consistent quality and reduce costs. More
October 07, 2015 | Scott Rea
Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation aims to eliminate the use of fax for prior-authorizations and audits. Four years later, more than 7,000 Medicare providers... More
October 05, 2015 | Rick Kam
Most people navigate the World Wide Web via well-known search engines such as Google or Bing. Underneath the publicly accessible web, however, is the "Deep Web,... More
September 30, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, reflects on the difference between confidence and competence. More
September 30, 2015 | Brendan FitzGerald
Telemedicine is a complex enough market that even a tiny uptick should be seen as encouraging. More

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September 18, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, reflects on how the position of CIO has evolved during his 20-year career. More
September 17, 2015 | Irv Lichtenwald
None of us would have the jobs we currently occupy without some ability to focus on details. But maybe that focus on the trees blinds us to changes in the forest. More
September 17, 2015 | Brian Dolan
For seven years, MobiHealthNews has been a go-to site for news, commentary, online events and research. Now it is the newest member of the HIMSS Media family -- the... More
September 15, 2015 | Rick Kam
If you're concerned with data security or privacy these days -- and who isn't? -- you need to understand the fast-changing world of cyber-crime, cyber-... More
September 15, 2015 | Carl Natale
In a few weeks, we will be using ICD-10 codes. There's a quick way to boost ICD-10 expertise and knowledge in that time. More