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October 21, 2014 | Dan Michelson
A few weeks ago I was sitting in a conference room with the senior executive team from one of the top academic medical centers in the country. By way of introduction,... More

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October 20, 2014 | Dan Nerroth
As the healthcare industry works toward Stage 2 meaningful use attestation, web portals are becoming a "must-have" for improving patient engagement and... More
October 20, 2014 | David Blumenthal, MD
For those who follow the ongoing conversion of U.S. healthcare from paper to electronic information systems, Texas Health Presbyterian's reflex to blame its EHR for... More
October 16, 2014 | John Halamka
On Oct. 15 the future of interoperability was discussed and endorsed by a joint meeting of the Standards and Policy Committees. It was a remarkable day with great energy... More
October 15, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
It's no secret that one by-product of the health IT revolution has been providers learning how to make better use of technology while also losing touch with their... More
October 13, 2014 | Roy Smythe
Could the use of technologies that distance healthcare providers from the first-hand experience of the suffering of those they care for (such as telemedicine platforms... More

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November 30, 2011 | Jon Mertz
During the SIIM 2011 Annual Meeting earlier this year, radiology leaders were rallying the industry to engage with the incentive program being driven under the... More
November 29, 2011 | Frank Irving
A recent report published by The Commonwealth Fund finds that electronic consultation between primary care physicians and specialists could improve healthcare quality... More
November 29, 2011 | John Halamka
Over the past decade, I've been closely involved in the evolution of clinical summary/transition of care content standards. More
November 28, 2011 | Helen Figge
We all look for that perfect career – that career that we think is out there or that career we think we deserve. Well, in support of HIMSS members’ career efforts, HIMSS... More
November 22, 2011 | Mike Miliard
This past week I had the pleasure of traveling, along with MedTech Media Editorial Director Rich Pizzi, to Amelia Island, Fla. for the inaugural HIMSS Leaders &... More