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September 29, 2014 | Bird Blitch
Hospitals and health systems can learn from businesses like Trader Joe's, Ikea and Target -- sustainable models that deliver quality and affordable products with an... More

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September 22, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
As reported last year at HIMSS and by many online news and opinion sources since, physician dissatisfaction with EHRs is growing. Indeed, while this blog post doesn... More
September 22, 2014 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, shares his thoughts about Apple's latest release, the iPhone 6. More
September 17, 2014 | Samir Damani
There's growing buzz around Apple's HealthKit, billed as the latest and greatest in data aggregation. Aggregating health data is a good first step towards... More
September 16, 2014 | Eric Venn-Watson, MD
Health IT is often considered a silent partner in healthcare -- not seen by patients, but a critical part of the system. As we celebrate National Health IT Week, it... More
September 16, 2014 | Lorren Pettit
HIMSS Analytics' Lorren Pettit reflects on his work in the healthcare industry, and how it relates to the recent findings of the Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey from... More

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September 05, 2014 | Joel French
Healthcare industry stakeholders have long imagined the improvements enabled by a digital world. Yet despite the widespread optimism, electronic health records have so... More
September 04, 2014 | Kip Sullivan
The big data fad in healthcare is the direct result of a quarter century of hype about electronic medical records, promoted by the health policy elite with the... More
September 04, 2014 | Sherwood Chapman
The daunting task of connecting fragmented data is the responsibility of providers and insurance providers after the adoption of EHR systems. How can this process be... More
September 04, 2014 | Barbara Allen
There's no question the transition to ICD-10 will bring with it a significant loss in coder productivity. If left unaddressed, this loss of productivity will cause... More
September 03, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
Is healthcare a business? In the United States, the question has been asked time and again but never satisfactorily answered. It's starting to look like Americans... More