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May 22, 2015 | Austin Kirkland
Bolstered by healthcare payment reform that includes incentives for adopting and using technology, hospitals and health systems are aggressively developing narrow... More

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May 21, 2015 | John Halamka
Few want to publicly criticize the 21st Century Cures Act. But John Halamka, MD is happy to serve as the lightning rod for this discussion, pointing out those... More
May 21, 2015 | Nicholas Filler
Open source programming languages have the ability to radically change the medical landscape. Indeed, open source languages may change the way electronic health records... More
May 19, 2015 | William A. Tanenbaum
Mobile devices in healthcare institutions are giving rise to new data security and liability risks. Connected devices -- another way of describing "The Internet of... More
May 19, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
As much of a challenge it is to steer folks with silent "killers" to improved lifestyle choices, it may be a bigger challenge to help those with chronic... More
May 18, 2015 | Christina Thielst
Christina Thielst blogs about the power of social media and usefulness for health surveillance and predicting outcomes. More

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May 09, 2012 | Kelly Mehler
A decay in access to medical services for American adults could continue even if President Obama is re-elected in November, according to a recent Health Affairs study. More
May 09, 2012 | Chad Johnson
Due to their influence in patient outcomes and patient satisfaction scores, health facilities are developing key positions of influence for nurse leaders, who are... More
May 08, 2012 | Joseph C. Kvedar
I was chatting with a friend the other day about how to get people’s attention in this information-overload age, and we decided that the use of buzz words was a... More
May 07, 2012 | Helen Figge
HIMSS Professional Development is helping to orchestrate the 8th Annual Government Health IT Conference & Exhibition at the Ronald Reagan Building and International... More
May 04, 2012 | EJ Fechenda
I’ve been noticing a trend with positions being posted to HIMSS JobMine. Relocation assistance and hiring bonuses seem to be making a comeback. More