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March 02, 2015 | John Halamka
Some pundits have suggested that ONC step aside and return all aspects of HIT policy and technology to the private sector. Others have suggested top down command and... More

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February 26, 2015 | Michael Raymer, Steve Emery
Hospitals and physician practices have been slow to adopt online platforms that allow them to connect with patients at home or on their mobile devices. However, patients... More
February 26, 2015 | John Halamka
CIOs are at a challenging crossroads in their careers. Regulatory burdens, security threats, and changing reimbursement models have led to a demand for change that seems... More
February 25, 2015 | Chad Johnson
Chad Johnson speaks with Michael James McCoy, MD, ONC's Chief Health Information Officer, about his new position and his vision for a learning health system. More
February 24, 2015 | Mayuri Potdar, Parag Nasikkar
Payers' involvement in patient care, and their access to clinical data, has remained limited. They have traditionally relied on claims data to build care management... More
February 24, 2015 | Tim Cannon
As more tools are available on mobile and more information is available via cloud systems, an increasing number of IT employers are offering their employees flexible... More

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February 09, 2012 | Carl Natale
Even large hospitals with large healthcare information technology (HIT) departments will have to work with vendors to implement ICD-10 coding. More
February 08, 2012 | Katie Matlack
The iPhone and iPad are changing the world of medical devices as we know it. Thanks to their familiar interface, Web connectivity, and powerful processing... More
February 07, 2012 | Chad Johnson
I asked health IT leaders from Pioneer ACO Eastern Maine Healthcare System to share their experiences participating in the program, about the IT infrastructure they have... More
February 06, 2012 | Helen Figge
Our first Nurse Informatics Institute Day event was held at Sharp HealthCare on Friday January 27, 2012 and it was an overwhelming successful event. More
February 03, 2012 | EJ Fechenda
This week started off with a great “water-cooler chat” between me, a temp in the office and our IT guy. More