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October 23, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
If you want to confront the complexity of electronic data, just stop and think about how many ways you want to use the data you have in hand. More

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October 22, 2014 | Abder-Rahman Ali
It's getting easier and easier to build unregulated software these days but it's still pretty hard to create regulated/certified systems such as EHRs, medical... More
October 21, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
The fundamental organization of data in an EHR around information documented during an encounter isn't likely to change whether you look at a large grained document... More
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
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

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December 02, 2011 | EJ Fechenda
With the start of a new year, thousands will make finding a new job one of their resolutions. If this is going to be on your resolution list or you’re already on the job... More
December 02, 2011 | Jennifer Dennard
As I've come to find out in my time covering healthcare IT trends and issues, there’s never a dull moment in this industry. More
November 30, 2011 | Eric Wicklund
Today's healthcare landscape is changing dramatically, and one of the driving forces behind that change is the mobile health industry. mHIMSS.org aims to provide... More
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