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August 03, 2015 | Sid Nair
EHR vendors don't really have a strong incentive to make their products interoperable. But putting those standards in the hands of the government also isn't... More

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August 03, 2015 | Chuck Webster, MD
Interoperability just might be the thorniest problem in healthcare today. And while much of the conversation treats it as if interoperability is one issue, in reality... More
July 31, 2015 | Scott Rea
Back in the old days -- say, a whole 10 years ago -- thieves had to be physically inside a health care facility to steal patient information. How times have changed. More
July 30, 2015 | Mahmood Sher-Jan, Rick Kam
The dangers of data breach make for great headlines: data held for ransom, financial fraud, medical identity theft. But despite the risks of a breach, the most immediate... More
July 29, 2015 | Nathan Wenzler
Ponemon's recently published 2015 Study on Privacy & Data Security of Healthcare Data makes one point crystal clear: healthcare organizations must do more to... More
July 29, 2015 | John Halamka
As we envision the next generation of electronic tools, support for team-based care with handoff management and closed-loop communication among the stakeholders will be... More

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August 02, 2012 | Rauf Adil
Since they were brought to market, the healthcare industry has dreamed of embracing tablets and leveraging the innovative technologies and features innate to these types... More
August 01, 2012 | Jeff Rowe
It’s just one report, but based on the results of a recent study by Manhattan Research, policymakers may want to make sure that the array of programs designed to... More
July 31, 2012 | Jennifer Dennard
Hailing from Atlanta, which has a vibrant startup scene via the resources offered by Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center, Venture Atlanta and similarly... More
July 30, 2012 | Helen Figge
As we continue to grow HIMSS Professional Development, Career Services so too does the reach to our Professional Development, Career Services staff. More
July 25, 2012 | Kate Ackerman
Older physicians are less likely to use an electronic health record system than their younger counterparts. A recent Health Affairs study found that in 2011 30.8% of... More