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January 29, 2015 | Eric Just
To consider how to improve population health outcomes, let's start in an unlikely place -- an airplane. More

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January 29, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Joseph Kvedar, MD, is often asked, "If you could snap your fingers and do some things to accelerate the adoption of connected health, what would they be?" He... More
January 27, 2015 | Kurt Hagerman
Your average healthcare IT organization tends to be ruled by two primary concerns: HIPAA compliance and preventing breaches. Both are smart priorities, but many teams... More
January 27, 2015 | Chris Clayton
If the healthcare industry hopes to tackle many of the pressing issues it faces today – from cost of providing care, to lost revenue, to providing higher quality care,... More
January 23, 2015 | Keith W. Boone
The first official meeting of the Healthcare Standards Integration workgoup was convened at the HL7 working group meeting, to review feedback on FHIR resources that had... More
January 21, 2015 | John Halamka
How can we reduce the anxiety of interoperability? For many use cases, FHIR is our best hope for the future, says John Halamka, MD. More

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January 31, 2012 | Farzad Mostashari, MD
Earlier this month, I wrote about some of the most important and notable highlights in the world of health IT and ONC over the past year. As we start the New Year, I am... More
January 30, 2012 | Gary Palgon
The day is rapidly coming when healthcare providers across the country will be able to share information about patients with a few clicks of a mouse. Key to this future... More
January 30, 2012 | Helen Figge
HIMSS Professional Development Career Services is all encompassing – in support of securing the necessary tools and skills for career growth and expansion. Enter CPHIMS... More
January 27, 2012 | Kelly Mehler
After this week's State of the Union address, the Politico website dug into why President Obama barely mentioned healthcare reform law. Obama's law has... More
January 25, 2012 | Scott Ruehle
In order for a service-oriented approach to succeed at becoming part of the department or organizational culture, there will have to be an eventual recognition by... More