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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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August 13, 2014 | John Halamka
Hospitals across the country have until September 30 to complete their 2014 reporting period for meaningful use Stage 2. The trajectory is very positive but the position... More
August 12, 2014 | Darren Leroux
The consumerization of IT and the bring-your-own-device movement in the workplace has proven to be extremely beneficial for the healthcare industry, allowing providers... More
August 12, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
While the flexibility of social media makes them an exciting tool for healthcare organizations, having a clear strategy is critical. More
The internal benchmarking typically used to evaluate health system performance is no longer sufficient to meet government mandates, ensure timely reimbursements and... More
August 07, 2014 | Andy Arends
To prevent further delays and to ensure a smooth transition to ICD-10, health plans need to actively engage physicians in their testing process. More

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Patient portals and kiosks are here, and they are providing multiple benefits to both patients and provider offices. They help improve efficiency, patient and provider... More
October 24, 2011 | Jeff Rowe
One time-honored question in policy circles goes like this: Should government prescribe specific solutions, or just point to the goal and let industry stakeholders... More
October 24, 2011 | Helen Figge
Well another first for HIMSS Professional Development Career Services – the launch of our Emerging Professionals Community! With well over 13,000 members now in our... More
October 21, 2011 | Kelly Mehler
This week marked the third annual Social Media Summit at the Mayo Clinic. With a pre-conference scheduled Monday, the rest of the week was devoted to medical... More
October 21, 2011 | EJ Fechenda
Just as networking is important for job seekers, it’s equally as important for employers. Take trade shows and conferences for example; these provide perfect settings to... More