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December 18, 2014 | Dennis Schmuland, MD
While EHRs have increased clinicians' ability to document and share histories, results, assessments and orders, they underperform when it comes to finding and... More

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December 18, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
Get ready, 'cause it’s coming! Heck, it's already here -- the healthcare data tsunami, that is -- and CIOs are just one key group trying to figure out how to... More
December 16, 2014 | David Lareau
How can your clinical systems enable clinically-coordinated care, that is, true functional interoperability? Here are four important considerations to put you on the... More
December 10, 2014 | Carl Natale
When ICD-10 opponents say there is no benefit for patient care, they're refusing to connect data to healthcare. It's not hard to see why. More
December 09, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
Whatever it is -- if it involves health IT, interoperability, or anything else -- the answer seems to be FHIR. More
December 09, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
Interoperability is the current health IT buzzword because it's the essential ingredient in creating a system that benefits patients, doctors and hospitals. Almost... More

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December 20, 2011 | John Halamka
The December HIT Standards Committee included a discussion of the work ahead for the next year based on the priorities we've heard from stakeholders. We'll... More
December 19, 2011 | James Ellis and Aaron Razavi
The amount of office based physicians using electronic health records (EHRs) is up 12% from 2010 according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)... More
December 19, 2011 | Helen Figge
At times, we see certain professions and trades populated by certain groups than perhaps others. Additionally, we hear about issues of too few women in science,... More
December 16, 2011 | Kelly Mehler
Today, Dec. 16, marked the last weekly #HITsm TweetChat, conducted by HL7 Standards (@HealthStandards). The topic determined was an end of the year recap surrounding... More
December 16, 2011 | EJ Fechenda
Robert Half International, a leading staffing firm, recently conducted a survey which spanned multiple industries. There are concerns about the candidate pool and that... More