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September 02, 2014 | John Halamka
Friday was my one day of summer vacation, enabled by the large number of people taking a long Labor Day weekend. Some things are worth interrupting your vacation. More

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August 29, 2014 | Jihan Lee
Clinical Decision Support Systems can inform physicians while improving the rate of preventive services and patient engagement. While some physicians balk at the notion... More
August 26, 2014 | Delia Caldwell
For emergency departments seeking to improve efficiency, it might seem natural to focus on tracking median statistics for patient care. But median numbers, important... More
August 25, 2014 | David Harlow
In reading an account of the recent attack on Community Health Systems, I was struck by the notion put across in the article that all we have to do is work harder to... More
August 20, 2014 | Carl Natale
It may seem a bit too early to start testing your systems for ICD-10 compatibility. But when do you want to try and solve any problems that testing may reveal? More
August 14, 2014 | Charles Kennedy
Patient engagement. Population health management. Shared savings. Incentive alignment. Every tweet or article about accountable care is filled with buzzwords like these... More

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October 27, 2011 | Kelly Mehler
Since Oct. 20, we've heard from providers, physicians, nurses and bloggers how the new ACO regulations will impact the future of accountable care. The topic has... More
October 27, 2011 | Carl Natale
If you're trying to figure out how to start planning ICD-10 implementation, there are plenty of resources to help. More
October 26, 2011 | Jeff Rowe
OK, the headline is misleading. There aren’t really a million consumer health apps available for smartphone users. More
October 26, 2011 | Keith W. Boone
OK, who are these "many" that were surveyed, and how come I didn't hear about it? If there were many who were asked, I'm certain I would have at... More
October 25, 2011 | Jeff Rowe
Yesterday we floated a question about the proper role of government in facilitating system-wide change. More