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July 28, 2015 | Frank Ingari
Here's a hint: MA is the only national program that engages payers, providers and consumers to support all three elements of the Triple Aim. More

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July 27, 2015 | Daniel Finke
Creating a sustainable business model in the era of value-based payments depends not only on transforming, but also on growth. To enable it, providers can align the... More
July 24, 2015 | Mark Byers
As healthcare organizations scramble to meet the progressively more ambitious data exchange thresholds of Meaningful Use, many are focusing on electronic health record... More
July 23, 2015 | Dan Waldinger
In the past, IT was often viewed as a cost center. But today's healthcare IT professionals are business-savvy executives responsible for bottom-line results. They... More
July 23, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, discusses how he is using patient-generated healthcare data in his own care management activities. More
July 22, 2015 | Tom Giannulli, MD
There are many tools and features that patients want, but for practices to get the most from them, they need to be a part of a larger platform and integrate with other... More

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July 16, 2015 | Dean Sawyer
Of all the things my Dad taught me during his lifetime, none was more influential to my career than the lesson of his death. It's what led me to launch a new... More
July 15, 2015 | Robert M. Rowley, MD
Developed in fee-for-service environment, EHRs are designed to address the workflows within a given office or hospital, and are created more as documentation tools from... More
July 14, 2015 | Mary A. Chaput
The massive data breach at the Office of Personnel Management has already brought down director Katherine Archuleta and launched a class-action lawsuit by the American... More
July 13, 2015 | John Trader
As more healthcare organizations employ cloud software-as-a-service solutions to leverage their elasticity, scalability and ease-of-access, questions arise as to how... More
July 09, 2015 | Michael Simon
Health organizations are often moving too quickly from EHR implementation to population health and risk-based contracts, glossing over (or skipping entirely) the crucial... More