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August 27, 2015 | Irv Lichtenwald
While we continue to ask the specific question, "Are you happy with your EHR?", maybe we don't consider often enough the general frustration of digitizing... More

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August 26, 2015 | Rick Kam
In many organizations today, incident response is run like a relay race, typically starting with information security and with each response function handing off to the... More
August 25, 2015 | Tim Cannon
Facing a new EHR implementation is like facing the bogeyman of health IT. Transition to a new system can be a nightmare. But as technology advances, such a move can be a... More
August 20, 2015 | John Halamka
Stakeholders are gathering to discuss next year's priorities. John Halamka, MD, outlines what's top of mind for healthcare IT leaders. More
August 18, 2015 | Mac McMillan
Healthcare requires an informed balance between delivering care and protecting patient information. That is best achieved when both IT and security staff have a close... More
August 12, 2015 | Deborah Galea
Given that healthcare organizations must sometimes exchange sensitive patient data with external parties, how can they ensure that this is done safely, protecting... More

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August 06, 2015 | Validic
(SPONSORED) The drug design process is a challenge in healthcare that calls for the better use of data at every turn. The utilization of connected digital devices can... More
August 06, 2015 | Carl Natale
Readiness survey suggests transition will be tricky. More
August 06, 2015 | Chuck Webster, MD
The health IT industry has a second chance at building process-aware health information systems, if we proceed carefully and in the right manner. In this, the fourth... More
August 06, 2015 | Eric Wicklund
Call it a giant leap forward in the development of personalized drug therapies and one that could someday enable patients to 3D print medications themselves. More
August 05, 2015 | Chuck Webster, MD
Building on data and task interoperability, healthcare will finally be able to get to workflow interoperability. In the third part of my five-part series, here's a... More